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This job expired on 11 December 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 November 2023

Job details

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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

Fixed term - January 2024 to Easter 2024

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint for January 2024 to Easter 2024 on a fixed term contract, an innovative, enthusiastic and well- qualified teacher of Religious Education to join us at St Gregory’s. The post would suit either an experienced or newly qualified teacher who is a practicing Catholic or a member of another Christian denomination who is fully supportive of the school’s Catholic identity. A second subject of History would also be considered for the right candidate.

The Role:

This position will be to support the Subject Leader in the day to day running of the department. The specific responsibilities of this role will be shaped by the individual strengths. RE is central to school life and we seek to appoint a well-qualified teacher who is able to teach all key stages in this subject. The position will require the ability to teach GCSE (Edexcel A, Catholic Christianity with Judaism) with the potential to teach A Level (OCR – Philosophy of Religion, Religious Ethics and Development of Christian Thought). The successful candidate will join four other full time RE specialists in a very successful department that is highly valued by students and parents.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to inspire and motivate students to achieve their full potential, and instil a love of learning RE, both through practical and theory work.
  • Be part of a team and will contribute to the ongoing development of this successful RE department.
  • Be comfortable promoting Catholic values and ethos, but does not necessarily have to be Catholic

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
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School size
1313 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
HR@sgschool.org.uk
Phone number
01622 754551

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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