12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    2 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    7 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Philosophy, Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (initially 1 year)
MPS/UPS £26,948 - £42,780

Job summary

Collingwood College is looking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Philosophy, Religion and Culture to join our well-resourced and friendly team. This role will involve teaching a mix of KS3 & KS4 Classes with the possibility to teach Psychology at KS4

We are a flourishing Philosophy, Religion and Culture Department, that endeavours to ensure students find Philosophy a stimulating, enjoyable and highly relevant subject. The Department helps students to develop confidence in their Philosophical ability to meet new challenges and succeed. We have high expectations of all students and are focused on helping them achieve their very best, in classwork, homework, school examinations and public examinations. The Department provides pupils with a rich variety of lessons and a broad range of opportunities to extend their learning. We continually explores new and interesting ways to teach the subject, in order to engage pupils at every level and ensure all reach their full potential.

The post will appeal to recently qualified or experienced teachers and those who are looking to return to teaching after a career break. You will be an outstanding practitioner who can deliver inspiring and stimulating lessons to engage and lead students to think about religion and culture in a critical, philosophical way, giving them the tools needed to approach the big spiritual and moral issues in the world today.
This is a temporary post, initially for one academic year.

Collingwood provides a high level of support and professional development and can offer a positive, friendly and welcoming working environment. We also have an established and very successful supportive programme for Newly Qualified Teachers. The College Collingwood College is a High-Performing Specialist Academy for Technology and Applied Learning and a “Good School with Outstanding Leadership and Management” (OFSTED January 2017).

Please note that, where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice or prior to the closing date. Candidates are therefore, encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required.

Applying for the job

Please complete an application form through the college's vacancies page. Please ensure you demonstrate how your knowledge, skills and experience are relevant to the role.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1749 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01276 457600

About Collingwood College

Collingwood College is Surrey Heath’s first high-performing Academy. Collingwood is one of Surrey’s largest and most successful secondary schools for students aged 11-19. We have more than 1700 students, including a Sixth Form of well over 250 and 250 teaching and support staff, all of whom are dedicated to ensuring that all our students fulfil their potential and enjoy to the full their secondary education.

School location

Kingston Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4AE

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