This job expired on 14 June 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Religious education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Inspiring learning, unlocking potential, achieving success

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational teacher to join our Religious Education team. This is a fantastic time to join a supportive, forward-thinking and successful Academy. Applications are welcomed from newly qualified and experienced teachers.

Located within a short drive from the vibrant cities of Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham, Biddick Academy is an Ofsted-rated ‘good’ school for 2021, known for its excellent reputation within the local community and is consistently oversubscribed year-on-year. We are seeking to appoint a colleague who shares our passion for learning and our determination to change lives through the education we provide. Our educational approach is built upon the pillars of resilience, curiosity, aspiration, and readiness.

The successful candidate will:

• be uncompromising in their high expectations of students;

• have a genuine desire for students to succeed;

• possess excellent subject knowledge;

• exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

• have the ability to engage and inspire pupils;

• be able to demonstrate high quality teaching;

• have an evident passion for RE.

Please contact Ashleigh Bulbeck, HR Manager at – bulbeck.a@biddickacademy.com or 0191 5111600, ext 5013 to arrange an informal discussion regarding the role or a visit.

To apply, please return completed applications forms to recruitment@biddickacademy.com

Biddick Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks. Biddick Academy reserve the right to close the position early subject to adequate applications.

What the school offers its staff

At Biddick Academy, you’ll be part of a collaborative environment dedicated to creating a nurturing and stimulating atmosphere for our students. We offer a robust support system for new faculty members, including a comprehensive induction and tailored leadership development programs. If you are looking for development opportunities within your career this could be the opportunity for you, with a range of TLR opportunities available.

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 Biddick Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1138 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0191 5111600

Biddick Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed secondary school conveniently located 10 minutes' drive from Newcastle and Durham. We are passionate about education and believe that all students can and should achieve their full potential.

Arranging a visit to Biddick Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bulbeck.a@biddickacademy.com.

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