4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS / UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

The governors and principal of Hope Academy are welcoming applications for an enthusiastic Teacher of RE to join our team.

The successful candidate willjoin a talented and dedicated team, who are determined to provide the best quality teaching and support for every student through our commitment to maintaining high standards in line with our core values.

As a Teacher of RE, you will be expected to teach RE to the full age and ability range across KS3 and KS4. You will be part of a friendly and dedicated department who hold high expectations for all students and work tirelessly to raise attainment and achievement.

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Trust is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Due to the high level of applications we receive, feedback on applications will not be provided.

Further details for the role are contained in the recruitment pack.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 17th April 2024.

Interviews: Tuesday 23rd April 2024.

What the school offers its staff

Hope Academy is a mixed academy secondary school for pupils aged 11-16. It is a joint Church of England / Catholic school.

The school was formed after a merger of Newton-le-Willows Community High School and St Aelreds Catholic Technology College. The Academy is part of the All Saints Multi Academy Trust. All Saints Multi Academy Trust is a joint Church of England and Catholic Academy trust, making it incredibly unique. The trust comprises of four secondary schools and one primary school, with five primary schools set to transfer into the trust before the end of the academic year. There is a trust wide commitment to improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals amongst all young people in their academies.

Hope Academy is situated on a main road, 2 minutes from J23 M6 and 5 minutes from J9 M62, with plentiful buses and within easy access of Manchester and Liverpool; it is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Newton-le-Willows train station.

Principal

Marie Adams

Values and vision

Hope Academy’s vision is to Serve One Another Through Love. It defines its mission as: working together to inspire excellence, guided by Christian values.

The academy’s core values are respect, courage, ambition and hope. It prides itself on standing at the centre of its local community, and is determined to be an academy of which everyone can be proud.

Hope Academy is committed to delivering a high quality education to all pupils, and aims to give them the best possible opportunities to flourish and be successful in their lives. Teachers and support staff are dedicated to making a difference to the lives of our students, and the school offers a wide and varied curriculum

As a faith school, Hope Academy is committed to fostering an ethos based on gospel values, and considers the spiritual and social development of young people to be as important as their academic progress.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Trust is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children. 

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jamesc@allsaintsmat.org

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About Hope Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England/Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1351 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Hope Academy is a £33 million joint faith Academy which opened in September 2011. We are currently on a journey to become an ‘outstanding Academy’. Staff and students are driven by our core values of Respect, Courage and Ambition

Arranging a visit to Hope Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jamesc@allsaintsmat.org.

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