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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR £5,139

What skills and experience we're looking for

An innovative and talented Head of Religious Education is required from September 2023. RE is a well-resourced department; students have lively debates, outside speakers, engaging opportunities and active teaching and learning in lessons. The department has a strong track record of success at GCSE and A Level. RE GCSE is completed in Year 10 for all students and we offer Philosophy & Ethics as A Level.

The successful candidate will be someone who can teach across the full age and ability range and be prepared to take part in and lead educational trips. All applicants must have a track record of excellent RE delivery and demonstrate a passion for the subject with the ability to inspire a love of learning. Your teaching will be of a high standard and you will be knowledgeable about curriculum sequencing. You will aspire to challenge every student and be committed to ensuring George Abbot students access high quality RE provision.

What the school offers its staff

George Abbot School is an 11-18, mixed comprehensive with 2,000 students, situated on the north side of Guildford. We are located within easy reach of the town, the A3 and London Road railway station. We have an established reputation for high academic standards and exemplary pastoral care. We are an innovative and inclusive school, with an extensive, flourishing Sixth Form provision. We are a very popular school of choice for our community.

Ofsted (December 2019) said: “Pupils happily attend George Abbot School. They respect their teachers and behave well in lessons. Pupils take their studying seriously and try to get the most out of their experiences at school. Teachers expect a lot from pupils.”

Commitment to safeguarding

George Abbot School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any successful applicant will be subjected to an enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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About George Abbot School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1914 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an 11-18, mixed comprehensive, with an established reputation for high academic standards and exemplary pastoral care. Within easy reach of the town, the A3 and London Road railway station, we are an innovative school with strong progress outcomes at both GCSE and A Level.

Arranging a visit to George Abbot School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pjacobs@georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk.

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