Religious Studies - Curriculum Leader

Thomas Knyvett College, Ashford, Surrey

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Job details

Subject Religious Studies
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

To start September 2020.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative Head of Religious Studies join our Humanities Department at Thomas Knyvett College. We are looking for an inspirational teacher who meets the Teacher Standards, with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment, together with a committed to bringing out the best in every student.

You will be fully supported both within the faculty and by the senior leadership team. Our outstanding staff and students make us a great place to work. When you join us you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme and given effective PPA allocation to allow for a better work/life balance. Working in our school within The Howard Partnership Trust provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.

We are looking for staff to join our team who are passionate about improving students’ life chances and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive Technology teaching team and our extensive enrichment programme.

Thomas Knyvett College is a successful, over-subscribed school. We have made rapid and sustained progress over the last five years. However, we are not complacent and seek to ensure that the next five years are as productive as possible. As an exceptional learning community we have developed our vision and we are as ambitious as ever for our students and staff. We see the College as the central resource for learning and support in the local community and continue to strive for excellence in all we do.

Our outstanding staff and wonderful students make us a great place to work. Thomas Knyvett College, part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), sets high standards for behaviour, promoting traditional values that will be important for life-long achievement. We believe that academic attainment flourishes in this atmosphere, enabling students to develop into confident and well-rounded young adults.

What Ofsted said:

“Staff use their extensive knowledge of every pupil to provide the best support possible for each of them to develop their learning and understanding”. Inspectors praised the ‘warm and respectful’ relationships and highlighted that ‘pupils behave very well’ and ‘there is a strong sense of everyone working together to fulfill the school motto of ‘bringing out the best’.

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

For more information on Thomas Knyvett College and working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit https://www.thehowardpartnership.org/Our-Staff/

If you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact the Headteacher, Richard Beeson: richard.beeson@tkc.thpt.org.uk

To apply via our Quick Apply, please follow the 'Apply Button'.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Employee benefits

£25,543 - £41,635pa FTE plus TLR 2b & excellent CPD opportunities

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 727 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Thomas Knyvett College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email helen.sullivan@thpt.org.uk

School location

Stanwell Road, Ashford, Surrey, TW15 3DU