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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of RE/PSHCE.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a highly effective practitioner in their own classroom
  • be passionate about whole school and subject specific pedagogy
  • have a commitment to enriching students’ lives
  • be committed to continuing professional development

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • an exceptional Behaviour for Learning policy that supports staff and students
  • a genuine commitment to manageable workload and staff wellbeing
  • access to high quality and bespoke CPD for all levels of experience and roles
  • a supportive and visible Senior Leadership Team
  • an excellent and supportive, in-house ECT induction
  • an innovative, research-led appraisal system
  • no formal graded lesson observations: instead, we operate a low-stakes, supportive, on-going coaching programme with a focus on continuous improvement

Further details about the role

Why is the role of Teacher of RE/PSHCE right for you?

We are committed to offering the staff who work at Ridgewood every opportunity to become the best they can be. Our training packages, for staff at all stages of their careers, are second to none. As well as our whole school and departmental training, we also offer a personalised coaching programme, NPQs and bespoke CPD, relevant to the person’s role. In 2023, we received the Teacher Development Trust Silver Award, demonstrating our commitment and passion to providing excellent CPD for all teaching and associate staff.

If you are seeking a dynamic, innovative and caring school, dedicated to the development of staff and our students’ success, Ridgewood is the school for you.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
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About Ridgewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1393 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

The school's values of excellence, integrity, teamwork and enjoyment permeate all aspects of school life and are central to our work at Ridgewood. We are extremely proud of our school and the high quality education we provide. We insist on high standards of conduct from all our students and we expect them to behave impeccably: treating each other, our staff and visitors with kindness and respect. We strive for all our students to meet and exceed their potential academically, however, we also place a great deal of importance on them really enjoying school and developing skills that will enable them to be responsible members of society. Our aspirations for our students drive every action, shape every interaction and inform every decision each day. We work hard to instil a love of learning, develop resilience and build confidence so that our students continue to flourish now, and in the future. “We want every student who leaves Ridgewood School to aspire to achieve beyond what they thought they could do when they first started with us.” Our curriculum is ambitious for all students, regardless of their starting point. We offer a wide range of courses at GCSE and A Level to meet the needs of all. Our curriculum beyond the classroom is also vast and varied, providing our students with countless opportunities to broaden their horizons and share new experiences. We want Ridgewood to continue to thrive and be at the heart of the local community.

Arranging a visit to Ridgewood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hamlet_f@ridgewoodschool.co.uk.

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