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Head of Humanities & Teacher in charge of RE
Deadline: Mon 20th Feb 2023 CONTACT

Required for September 2023 (or earlier)

Associate SLT role and recruitment and retention allowance for the right candidate

Salary – Upper Pay Scale (£40,625 to £43,685) plus TLR 1c (£12,721)

Pay Award Pending


St Benedict's Catholic College is seeking to recruit a talented and dynamic Head of Humanities, teacher in charge of RE to lead our visionary and high achieving faculty. The successful candidate will be an RE specialist, with a proven track record of inspiring and leading both people and curriculum developments.

The successful candidate must be a practising Roman Catholic committed to supporting the inclusive Catholic nature of the college and the spiritual journey of the members of its community.

We are a highly respected and over-subscribed Catholic school.

Student attainment at GCSE in the core subjects of English and mathematics, and in science and humanities subjects, is well above average. 


Our 2018 Ofsted inspection found that we continue to be a good school, that students behaved well and like coming to school.  Our 2022 Section 48 inspection found St Benedict’s to be an outstanding Catholic school.


The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all young people and expects all staff to share that commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you would like to know more about the college and the humanities department, please email Mrs Miriam Davies, Assistant Principal at m.davis@stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk


Applications will only be accepted on the college application form (which can be downloaded from our Website) and should be emailed to Mrs Catherine Miller, HR Administrator at c.miller@stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk  CVs will not be accepted.

For further details about the college, please go to our website www.stbenedicts.essex.sch.uk.

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 20th February 2023 and interviews will be held week commencing 27th February 2023.