Teacher of Religious and Citizenship Studies Penistone Grammar School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Job description

Teacher of Religious and Citizenship Studies
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Salary Range: MPS/UPS (NQTs welcome to apply)
Start Date: September 2020

Penistone Grammar School has a vacancy for a full-time Teacher of Religious and Citizenship studies with the enthusiasm and drive to join this well-established department and contribute to its ongoing success.

You will be a Teacher of Religious and/or Citizenship studies who has the determination and talent to make a difference in the life of each and every student you teach; a teacher who shares our vision and can inspire our young people to achieve more than they believe is possible. As a school, we pride ourselves on innovative practice, consistently high standards of teaching and learning, and a commitment to the success of all students, both academically and pastorally. If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of our team.

The successful candidate will have either previous experience of teaching with a proven track record at KS3 and KS4 or will be excited at the opportunity of teaching in these key areas. Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates who have the ability and willingness to teach both Religious and Citizenship Studies at KS4.

Our school is ‘Good’ poised to be ‘Outstanding’ very soon. We are a vibrant, oversubscribed 11 to 18 comprehensive school with excellent GCSE results across all subjects; we are recognised as one of the highest performing schools in the region in terms of Key Stage 4 outcomes. Our A level results and destinations are equally impressive, with the school placed in the top 2.5% for performance nationally (according to DFE Figures) and over 92% of all students gaining entrance to their university or apprenticeship of choice.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a school where our values are at the heart of all we do and where tradition and innovation perfectly complement each other, we are the school for you.

To find out more about our school, please come and join us at our Recruitment Open Morning on Saturday 25 January 2020 at 9.00am. Please see our website www.penistone-gs.uk for further information and to sign up, or alternatively contact our recruitment partner, Min Cunning, directly on 0114 217 1556 or min.cunning@hays.com

For an application form and pack please contact our Recruitment Partner, Min Cunning at Hays Education on 0114 217 1556 or min.cunning@hays.com. Further information about Penistone Grammar School can be found on www.hays.co.uk/jobs/penistone-grammar-school or www.penistone-gs.uk/vacancies.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Thursday 30 January 2020 at 12.00 noon. Interviews will be held shortly after this date.

Penistone Grammar School ALC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Essential educational requirements

Good subject qualifications at GCSE, A level and degree level

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching the secondary age range (or relevant school experience if newly qualified)
Experience of a wide range of student ability
Teach across the ability range KS3, KS4

Employee benefits

We are committed to professional development for all staff, regardless of role. We have an innovative staff development programme, which truly empowers teachers to take control of their own professional development through a supportive peer-coaching model. For those striving for career development, we run annual middle and senior leadership development programmes. Regardless of what point you are at in your career and whatever your aspirations may be, Penistone Grammar School can support you to achieve them.


About Penistone Grammar School

Address
Huddersfield Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 7BX
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Penistone Grammar School website (opens in a new window)