This job expired on 17 April 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Religious education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 Months

Pay scale

MPR/UPR - £28,000 - £43,685

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A graduate or equivalent in a related subject
  • A DfE recognised teaching qualification
  • A thorough knowledge of the National Curriculum in your subject
  • An understanding of the needs of students across the ability range
  • A teacher who can inspire and enthuse students and who uses a range of teaching and learning strategies for effective delivery
  • An understanding of the criteria employed in determining student progress in the subject
  • An awareness of ways to raise student attainment in the subject
  • The ability to use ICT to enhance learning and aid teaching
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral
  • Ability to successfully teach the subject up to KS4
  • Successful teaching of the subject up to KS5
  • Willingness to lead/contribute to extra-curricular opportunities

What the school offers its staff

  • An excellent induction programme including support for those returning to teaching/new to schools
  • A comprehensive CPD programme including specialist training provided by internal and external providers
  • Access to the nationally recognised OLEVI Outstanding and Creative Teacher Programmes and NPQ programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring support from senior leaders for those new to leadership roles
  • A caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority - flexible working requests will be considered
  • An Athelstan Trust newsletter that shares best practice and latest news
  • A research informed Athelstan Trust CPD programme led by experienced staff across five schools
  • Continual collaboration and sharing of resources to reduce workload and improve provision for students
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • An extensive enrichment and trip programme
  • An on-site counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme

Further details about the role

Malmesbury School requires a dynamic, enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Religious Studies. This post would be suitable for a highly competent ECT or a teacher with experience and a proven track record of success. The Humanities faculty is a team of talented, supportive and innovative teachers whose passion and enthusiasm for their subjects has helped secure a history of successful examination outcomes.This is an excellent opportunity for professional development in a very supportive and caring school. Wehave large numbers of students studying Religious Studies at GCSE and at A Level. The school has superb accommodation and the Humanities faculty occupies a suite of classrooms equipped with interactive whiteboards grouped around a large faculty office.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. Please visit the school website for further information.

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About Malmesbury School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1438 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01666 829700

The most recent Ofsted inspection graded the school as ‘outstanding’ in every category. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development in a very supportive and caring school. This post would be suitable for a highly competent teacher with experience and a proven track record of success.

At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area.

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