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Teacher of Philosophy & Religious Studies

Highfields School, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5NA

This job expired on 24 October 2022

  • Start date details

    November 2022

  • Closing date

    24 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year or until the postholder returns from maternity leave

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Actual salary

£16,800 - £26,211

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Teacher of Philosophy & Religious Studies job summary

From November 2022 we are seeking to appoint a part-time specialist in RE (key stage 3/key stage 4) who is also able to teach Philosophy to key stage 5. We are looking for a flexible and outstanding classroom practitioner who is keen to develop innovative ideas into good classroom practice.

We wish to appoint a colleague to this post who has:

  • A strong background in Religious Studies and Philosophy
  • A passion for teaching, and a track record as a highly effective classroom practitioner
  • The ability to inspire and motivate students and colleagues to achieve their best
  • Highly effective interpersonal, communication, management and leadership skills
  • A commitment to professional development

Highfields is a vibrant and popular school with approximately 1300 students, including 200 in our sixth form. Our students are friendly and highly motivated. We were judged as a good school by Ofsted in May 2017 and are committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our work. We are at an exciting stage of our development and this is a great opportunity to make a strong contribution to the life of the school.

A job description & person specification with further information about the role and an application form can be downloaded from the Trust website. Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

On the application form, please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.

Please send completed applications forms torecruitment@emet.uk.com

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date for applications is Midday on Tuesday 11th October 2022

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About Highfields School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1250 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01156718411

Highfields is a vibrant and popular school with approximately 1300 students, including 200 in our sixth form. Our students are friendly and highly motivated. We were judged as a good school by Ofsted in May 2017 and are committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our work. We are at an exciting stage of our development and this is a great opportunity to make a strong contribution to the life of the school.

Highfields is situated in Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, on the south eastern edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park. It is within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham.

Head Teacher: Mr Andrew Marsh

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