are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and inspirational
teacher of RE with some Sociology to join the Humanities department here at
Queen Elizabeth’s High School on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave from
October 2023. Please indicate your
preference for either full or part time on your application.
role would ideally suit an individual who, along with the appropriate
qualifications, is extremely motivated and enthusiastic. The ability to teach
up to and including A Level RE alongside KS4 and KS% Sociology would be an
The majority of the
teaching occurs in a specialised set of classrooms, all of which are equipped
with interactive whiteboards. The
department is well resourced with text books, software and other equipment.
The RE department has an excellent profile in the school. Positive attitudes towards the subject lead to excellent levels of enjoyment and learning, which are reflected in the numbers of students opting for examination courses. Parent/student feedback also reflects a positive attitude towards the subject and an appreciation of the value of the materials made available and the skills on offer within the department.
The department has a thorough Scheme of Learning in place with lesson plans/resources. These are reviewed regularly as a part of the department’s commitment to ensuring that RE lessons are relevant, informative and challenging. Common Assessments are also identified within the Scheme of Learning and support the learning/progress of students.
Sociology is part of the Faculty
of Social Sciences. It is very well resourced and has appropriate schemes of
work and controlled assessments. The subject teaches AS and A Level to students
in years 10 to 13. AQA specification 7191/7192 is used and the Families and
Households, Education with Research Methods, Beliefs in Society, Crime and
Deviance with Research Methods components are taught. Historically numbers have
usually enabled there to be one/two groups in each year group. The department
comprises the Head of Department/Deputy Head
of Sixth Form and one or
two other members of staff who contribute to teaching. In 2022 exam results
were outstanding, with 68.4% of A level students attaining an A – A* grade and
100% of Year 11 AS students attaining A – C, with 86.6% of these attaining an A
Queen Elizabeth’s High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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