Little Heath School

Job vacancy details

Teacher of Religious Education

Reference: N/A

Location: Reading RG31 5TY

Salary: Main Scale

Working Pattern: Required from September 2017

Closing date: 28 April 2017


We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Religious Education to join our 3 specialised teachers, who all work together sharing resources within this successful department. Religious Education is contained within its own block with four individual classrooms and enjoys a strong reputation within the school and examination results are consistently good at both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. Students start GCSE Full Course at the beginning of Year 9 and Religious Studies is a popular choice at A Level. Many of our students have gone on to study Philosophy or Theology at University. The position would be suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher and would be teaching Key Stages 3 and 4, for the right applicant Key Stage 5 would be possible.

The person we are seeking will:
• be passionate about Religious Education and be able to bring energy, enthusiasm and new ideas
• be an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher
• be able to work collaboratively in a large and diverse team
• have a desire to play a significant role in the further development of the Religious Education Department.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1680 on roll, including 360 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others. We have been awarded the prestigious Research Mark award in recognition of the quality of evidence-based research in our work.

For an application form and information pack please contact Emma Tedstone at Little Heath School on 0118 943 9503 or Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher.

Closing date for applications: 28 April 2017

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at

To Apply:

Little Heath School
Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire RG31 5TY
Tel: 0118 942 7337
Headteacher: Mr D Ramsden