7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Religious education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR maybe available for the right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint an inspiring, inventive and well-qualified Teacher of Religious Education to join an exceptional RE team for September 2024. The department has been judged as Outstanding in denominational inspections since 2013 and in March 2019.

You will be joining a skilled, energetic and committed team so we are seeking an excellent candidate who can continue to raise the quality of provision to enable the best possible outcomes for all of our students.

St Gregory’s students love to gain new knowledge and skills and all our teachers relish the opportunity to deliver challenging, engaging and interesting lessons, with high expectations of behaviour. Opportunities for excellent Continued Professional Development and staff well-being are at the forefront of our commitment to all staff at St Gregory’s.

Purpose of Job:

  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum to students and to support the curriculum area as appropriate.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and personal development of students
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience, which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment and achievement.
  • To keep up to date with national developments in the subject and teaching practice and methodology.
  • To ensure effective communication/consultation as appropriate with the parents/ guardians of students
  • To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for the personal and academic development of children and young people.
  • To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.


What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working at St Gregory’s:

  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students
  • A research-informed approach to curriculum design and assessment
  • Fully planned and resourced schemes of work for KS3 and KS4
  • Opportunity to teach KS5 for the right candidate
  • Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff each week
  • Laptop provided for staff
  • Access to our Fitness Suite
  • Access to Kent Rewards Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers counselling, financial guidance, legal enquiries with access to online health and wellbeing resources

Further details about the role

All applicants need to have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. This vacancy may close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants. If you are unsuccessful, we will contact you accordingly

Commitment to safeguarding

St Gregory’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About St Gregory's Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1339 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
HR@sgschool.org.uk
Phone number
01892240367

St Gregory’s Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). KCSP is a multi-academy trust (MAT) established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent and it currently comprises 25 academies of which 20 are primary schools and five are secondary schools.

St Gregory’s Catholic School is an over-subscribed seven-form entry secondary school located in Tunbridge Wells and is a popular destination for pupils from its Catholic partner primary schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.

St Gregory’s Catholic School is an inclusive academy. Its dedicated staff, helpers and governance committee members work hard to ensure that every student is supported and challenged to be their very best. Each individual is encouraged to grow spiritually and intellectually, so that unique and positive contributions can be made to society and the world. Its most recent denominational inspection in March 2018 judged it as ‘Outstanding’ and its most recent Ofsted inspection in March 2013 judged the academy to be ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

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