This job expired on 17 June 2024

  • Start date details

    August 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - upto 1 year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for



Degree and qualified teacher status (QTS).

Evidence of recent professional learning in relation to this role.


Have training or teaching experience at least one comprehensive school or academy.

Knowledge, Skills & Curriculum

Ability to teach Humanities up to KS4 including GCSE.

Ability to teach other subjects like Geography, History and Humanities up to key stages 4.

Understanding of current curriculum issues with particular reference to the teaching of Religious Studies.

Detailed knowledge of the structure and content of the current Religious Education curriculum.

Have a clear understanding of the purpose of RE and how this should be reflected in the classroom.

A wide repertoire of teaching styles that facilitate the learning of students through high levels of engagement and motivation

Good understanding of implementing effective strategies for managing pupil behaviour in an inclusive environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills including listening, negotiation, persuasion and direction.

Excellent team working skills.

Creative and innovative; willing to contribute to the development of teaching and learning within a forward looking department.

Ability to implement change and keep up with curriculum developments.

Enthusiasm for the subject.

Understanding the importance of the inter-relationship between all areas of the curriculum in a secondary school.

Knowledge of ICT applications.

Willingness to deliver the school’s PSHE programme.

Willingness to deliver Integrated Humanities as a tutor in Year 7.


Understanding of good classroom management techniques.

Ability to be part of a Faculty team and a year team.

Parents and the Community

Understanding the importance of the partnership between parents and Bosworth Academy.

Personal Attributes and Qualities

Ability to inspire trust and empower others.

Confidence, energy and enthusiasm.

Ability to develop good relationships.

Good communication skills.

High level of commitment to the Academy and wider Trust.

Ability to work in a team, follow instructions and be self-organising.



Evidence of a range of supportive professional development.

Evidence of post-qualification development.


Experience of working with young people in the 11 to 19 age range.

Knowledge, Skills & Curriculum

Evidence of clear ideas about the delivery of the Religious Studies and Humanities curriculum to all abilities including Geography, History and other subjects.

Knowledge of the GCSE syllabus and appropriate ‘A’ level syllabus.

Experience of teaching History, Geography, Psychology or Sociology at key stage 5.

Ability to contribute to extra-curricular activities to broaden our students’ learning experience.

Ability to contribute to the teaching of other subjects in the faculty.


Evidence of effective classroom management strategies.

Evidence of being an effective member of a team.

Parents and the Community

Evidence of involvement with Community groups and/or Parents.

Personal Attributes and Qualities

Evidence of good working relationships with a range of people.

Evidence of a willingness to work hard.

Be able to demonstrate that she/he can work as part of a team and be able to meet deadlines and achieve targets.

What the school offers its staff

Putting your trust in our Trust

We believe in your development. Everything we do is about creating a team of committed professionals who share our ambition for young people. If you believe in this too, we are committed to providing an exciting, enjoyable and rewarding working environment.


Coaching is integral to our success. We support colleagues through coaching; enabling deep reflection, which has allowed us to build a bold, creative and aspirational culture, where collaboration with peers and new approaches to practice are encouraged.

Personal Improvement Plan

versus Performance Management

Instead of the usual Performance Management, we encourage our staff to identify aspirational targets through our ‘Personal Improvement Plan’ (PIP) process. With your coach, you will look to make significant progress in a critical area of your practice; we believe in valuing the process of improvement not pass or fail numerical targets.

Health and Wellbeing Strategies

Having happy and healthy staff is key to a successful organisation. The Trust is committed to:

  • providing employees with a safe, healthy and supportive environment in which to work
  • recognising that the health and wellbeing of our employees is important
  • providing a supportive workplace culture where individuals healthy lifestyle choices are valued and encouraged

We are committed to supporting colleagues to overcome the stigma and discrimination of mental health issues within the work place. To show our commitment to this we have publicly signed up to ‘Mindful Employer’ and the ‘Charter for Employers who are Positive about Mental Health’.

We believe it is important that we are role models to our students of how to be a healthy adult. We actively promote the importance of a work life balance, offering support to staff on managing stress and workload, as well as a physical activity programme.Access to coaching, counselling and supervision is also available to all staff.

Equality and Equal Opportunities

Our Trust and its schools are committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in line with the Equality Act 2010. The Trust seeks to reduce disadvantages, discrimination and inequalities of opportunity, and promote diversity in terms of its students, workforce and our wider communities we serve.

Presumed Professionalism

We have a ‘Presumed Professionalism’ ethos across the Trust. Our staff are professional educators and we recognise the need to support staff to enable a healthy work life balance to allow maximum impact whilst working with our young people and each other. We achieve this by allowing staff to sign out during their free periods, as long as professional duties are not affected. See our policy for further details.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bosworth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1634 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Bosworth Academy is a popular and expanding 11-19 school, within the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust, which is increasingly the school of choice for parents in the area. We have high expectations of all our staff, which makes our faculty an exciting and progressive environment in which to work. The team is forward thinking and extremely supportive of each other, working collaboratively to secure high standards of teaching and learning. We are passionate in our goal of ensuring that our students get every opportunity to be the best they can possibly be.

Bosworth Academy is the lead school in the LiFE Multi Academy Trust, which has been recognised by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ school in our recent inspection. We continue to develop our practice as we believe our community deserves nothing less and were awarded ‘World Class Status’.

Arranging a visit to Bosworth Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pa@bosworthacademy.org.uk.

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