Castleford Academy Trust

Head of Religious Education

Post created 14/03/23.

MPS/UPS + (TLR 2b £5022)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated and able Head of RE to join our school. We are looking for an excellent practitioner to ensure delivery of outstanding lessons and development of the wider RE curriculum, raising academic achievement and ensuring all pupils make outstanding progress in RE.

The successful candidate will be:

You will be:

We would welcome applications from experienced teachers who wish to take advantage of a new challenge. You would be joining Crofton Academy at an exciting time in its development.  In 2020 the Academy became part of Castleford Academy Trust.  Over the last 2 years, the Academy has been on a substantial improvement journey, the result of which is significant improvements in behaviour, leadership, and the quality of education.  The Academy were recently visited by Ofsted as part of a monitoring visit the outcome of which was overwhelming positive regarding the direction of travel for the Academy.  We would be delighted if potential applicants came to see the Academy in action.

We are able to offer staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development. If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to join an Academy where relationships for learning are fundamental to our continued success, we would be delighted to hear from you.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. Relevant information and application forms are available on the school website. For any enquiries, please contact Kim Hinchcliffe at

The closing date for fully completed applications is 10am on Monday the 27th March 2023. All application forms should be directed for the attention of the Headteacher, Mr Peter Walker, to . Interviews will likely take place on Thursday 30th March 2023.

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