Lead Teacher of Religious Education

Alcester Academy, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 6QQ

This job expired on 20 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2022

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MPS / UPS £25'714 - £41'604

Lead Teacher of Religious Education job summary

A vacancy has arisen to become the Lead Teacher of R.E within a high performing and friendly school. Alcester Academy enjoys a strong reputation locally and nationally as a result of our caring ethos and excellent academic performance.

This is an exciting role for the right candidate and will require passion and energy for the subject. At Alcester Academy, teachers enjoy the freedom to deploy their individual skills, and talents, whilst conveying a passion for their subject and delivering excellent outcomes.

Students in Year 7 and 8 currently study Philosophy as part of the R.E curriculum and then spend Year 9 and 10 studying Theology. A small group of Year 11s currently choose to continue on to study a GCSE in RE with Christianity and Buddhism as the main religions.

We are looking for someone to:
- Strategically lead the curriculum development and teaching of GCSE Religious Education
- Further develop and coordinate the delivery of the RE curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 (both as an option subject and as whole school RE) so that it is relevant, engaging and coherent.
- To assess, track and monitor student progress and plan and enact intervention and support as needed and to be accountable for this.
Keep up to date with national and local developments in religious education.

Applicants will be considered from all points of experience, including newly qualified teachers.

If you feel that Alcester Academy could be for you, please contact the Headteacher, for an informal discussion, OR simply complete the application form.

More details regarding this post and an application pack is available by emailing: admin@alcesteracademy.org.uk, or by visiting the Alcester Academy website.

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About Alcester Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
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School size
635 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Alcester Academy is a highly successful 11-16 school with 641 students currently on roll. Alcester is located between Studley and Stratford-Upon-Avon. The school has an excellent reputation based on examination results, a progressive approach to educational development and a strong sense of community. At our last published inspection in 2019, Ofsted judged us as Good. We are currently waiting for the latest Ofsted report for 2022 to be published. The schools’ overall Progress 8 score for 2019 was 0.77, which once again places us as one of the top performing non-selective schools in Warwickshire, and in the top 5% nationally.

Further details about the school can be found on our website (www.alcesteracademy.org.uk), including our current curriculum information. Our Twitter feed (@AlcesterAcademy) is another excellent source for a feel of the school.

Arranging a visit to Alcester Academy

If you feel that Alcester Academy could be for you, please contact the Headteacher, for an informal discussion by emailing admin@alcesteracademy.org.uk.

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