Teacher of Religious Education
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27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)
28 February 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
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What skills and experience we're looking for
The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School are seeking to appoint a qualified Religious Education teacher who has specialist subject knowledge through degree and/or industry. They must be able to to teach Religious Education (RE) from KS3 through to KS5.
Please refer to the application pack for more information about the skills and experience we are looking for.
What the school offers its staff
The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School offer superb working conditions and a thriving community where you can enjoy teaching. We provide a serious commitment to professional development for all staff.
We also have state-of-the-art facilities following significant investment into new buildings over recent years.
For more information please refer to the application pack.
Further details about the role
The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education. The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world.
2021/22 the students achieved:
- 89% GCSE English and Maths at 9-4
- 38% of all GCSE grades achieved were 9-7
- 68% A Level at A*, A and B
An opportunity has arisen for a teacher of Religious Education to join our very successful school from September 2023. The successful applicant will be able to teach RE across Key Stages 3 and 4 with dedication and enthusiasm and there is the opportunity to teach KS5 for the right candidate. You will work well as part of a collaborative team and will be committed to sustaining improvements in the teaching and learning of RE. You will be joining a cohesive, innovative, professional and highly effective team of teaching specialists.
The successful applicant will have every opportunity to progress due to the school’s highly developed and personalised approach to training and professional development.
Information giving more details about our school, the post and our Religious Education Department is provided in the information pack attached. Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk
We fully embrace the principles of equal opportunity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all sections of society and will consider flexible working.
We hold the right to close this job advert early and may hold interviews as and when applications are received. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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About The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School
- School type
- Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1626 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
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The Saint John Henry Newman School is a popular 11-18 mixed Catholic comprehensive school in Stevenage, and is a member of the Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust. The school serves the Catholic community across north Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and as far south as Hatfield, with pupils from more than 25 different parishes. It has an excellent reputation; it is heavily oversubscribed and there are continuing interest lists for all year groups. The roll is currently approximately1600, including 400 in the Sixth Form. The school has benefitted from considerable investment in its buildings, including a new £3.5 million Sports and Performing block (The Pavilion) and a substantial new build programme to replace our main building and Art block. Since its foundation in 1987, the school has developed a reputation for excellent educational standards combined with unique opportunities to prepare students for a rapidly changing world. This academic success has been acknowledged by the Department for Education, who have written to the school and acknowledged its excellent performance, commenting that The Saint John Henry Newman School is one of the top 90 schools in the country on one measure and in the top 100 schools in the country on another measure. In 2021/22 the students achieved: 89% GCSE English and Maths at 9-4 38% of all GCSE grades achieved were 9-7 68% A Level at A*, A and B: The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education. The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world. Exam results, important though they are for opening doors for pupils in the future, do not determine success and happiness. Therefore we have a strong enrichment and wellbeing programme that encompasses every pupils and student and a comprehensive career curriculum. We have been awarded with the Kitemark for emotional health and wellbeing for our work supporting students, their families and staff. The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School works towards being a living Christian community where every student is known and valued for their differences and strengths. Serving the Catholic community across over 25 different parishes, the secondary school has a wide catchment area. Teachers are dedicated to giving students a well-rounded education that prepares them for further education and the wider world at this important time in their life.
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