8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 (Possibility of early start)

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£31,350 - £47,839 MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Role: Teacher of Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

FTE salary: £31,350 - £47,839 MPR/UPR (including Fringe)

FTE and Contract type: 1 FTE, Permanent

Closing date: 9am Monday 29th April 2024

Job starts: 1st September 2024

(potential early start for the right candidate)

Interviews: Week commencing 6th May 2024

At Holy Trinity our mission is to be a centre of excellence for learning inspired by Christian values where young people fulfil their potential

We are seeking to appoint teacher of Religion, Philosophy and Ethics who will inspire and enthuse our students. As a Church of England school, RPE is one of our core subjects which all students study up to GCSE level.

ECTs are welcome to apply.

We require a candidate who:

  • Is an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher
  • Teach key stage 3 and 4 with the willingness to teach KS5.
  • Will help to promote Christian values in the school
  • Has a good understanding of current developments in the teaching of RPE
  • Is willing to get involved in the wider life of the school

In addition to teaching your primary and potentially secondary subjects across ages 11 to 18 there is an expectation that you may teach other subjects as directed in order to facilitate the delivery of the curriculum. Relevant support will be offered.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • salary progression in line with our policy on pay and professional development
  • professional learning is delivered for all stages of career development and supported through the LA and universities e.g. a mentoring programme for ECTs; a comprehensive induction, and a good programme of CPL.
  • Engagement of all teaching staff in the school’s bespoke training programme to enhance our teaching and learning
  • a supportive, collegiate culture where your enthusiasm, commitment and passion for making a difference to the lives of our students, will be supported

The school is an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East or West Sussex and from Surrey and many staff operate car share schemes. Onsite parking is available. A mini-bus pickup and drop off from Three Bridges Railway station is also available.

We support, empower and challenge staff to make a real difference in helping our young people achieve their potential.

We have many examples of staff who have fast-tracked their career.

Further details about the role

Application forms and details about the post are attached/on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk/Vacancies/. All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter/statement should be sent to HR (hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk) by the closing date or earlier.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received and call those shortlisted for immediate interview.An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

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.

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 hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk

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About Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1320 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01293 423690

Arranging a visit to Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk.

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