11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subjects
Philosophy, Religious education
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£25,714 - £36,961

Job summary

Required for September 2022

Teacher of Philosophy & Ethics
(Religious Studies)

Salary Range: £25,714 - £36,961

Due to the significant growth of the Academy, Trustees and Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic and skilled Philosophy & Ethics (Religious Studies) teacher, with a proven track record in Philosophy & Ethics (Religious Studies) pedagogy and pupil outcomes, in a secondary context. Applicants must be an outstanding classroom practitioner and have the interpersonal skills to drive an
ethos of continual improvement.

Closing Date: Monday 31st January 2022

Interviews Week Commencing: Monday 7th February 2022

Shavington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Application packs are available from the Academy website: www.shavington.academy or by emailing: recruitment@shavington.academy

Please note that only fully completed Academy application forms will be accepted.

Applying for the job

Application packs are available from the Academy website: www.shavington.academy or by emailing: recruitment@shavington.academy

Please note that only fully completed Academy application forms will be accepted.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
832 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01270 260717

About Shavington Academy

About Shavington Academy

Who we are
Shavington Academy is the founding school of a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that began in September 2015. We enjoy an excellent relationship with our local primary schools, contributing to both their curriculum offer and staff professional development. Due to our popularity, we have been oversubscribed in recent years.

As a growing academy, it is our priority to maintain our “close knit, caring and inclusive community” (Ofsted June 2018), whilst also offering the highest academic standards.

We are a school with excellent progress and high aspirations, with several departments in the school achieving outcomes that place us in the top 25% of schools nationally.

As an academy, in 2018 we achieved the AcSEED award, for our approach and provision for the well-being of pupils. We were awarded third place in the national ACCORD awards 2018 for our work on community cohesion and tolerance.

We have met all Gatsby benchmarks and were awarded Careers Mark in April 2019. It is a priority for us to maintain and build on this achievement.

Professional development
As one of fourteen high schools in Cheshire East to form the Chimney House Teaching School Alliance, we both deliver and receive high quality training to support professional development at all levels, within the partnership. The culture of our academy is that it is a forum in which to discuss pedagogy, so that we may continually improve by supporting each other. There is also the opportunity for mentoring at all levels.

All teachers have professional development opportunities, designed for their career point, and staff team meetings are more often than not given over to the development and refining of practice to support pupil progress rather than housekeeping. There has been considerable work done to address the work life balance of our teachers, who give of their time willingly.

“Staff Morale is high.” (Ofsted 27th June 2018)

Newly Qualified Teachers benefit from a programme led by members of the Senior Leadership Team, there is an Early Professional Development Programme for second year teachers and our in- house Middle Leaders Development Programme. Learning walks are common and developmental. At Shavington, all Senior Leaders teach GCSE groups, to send out a clear message that teaching pupils is the most important thing that we ever do.

To read more about Shavington Academy, visit our website: www.shavington.academy

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School location

Rope Lane, Shavington, Cheshire, CW2 5DH

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