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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

T1 (£25,714 to T9 £41,604) per annum

Teacher of Religious Education job summary

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Teacher of Religious Education within a large, dynamic and forward-thinking school, working alongside and learning from experienced practitioners. We have a high GCSE uptake in our subject area. Our results have shown an increasing trend since 2019 which is a result of the challenge, high expectations and commitment we have to creating inquisitive, mindful and tolerant students. This year 66% of our students achieved a 5+ and 28.3% of students achieved 7+. If you have the skills and qualities to add to our high performing department, we’d love to receive an application from you.

Harper Green is looking for teachers who;

  • have a passion for their subject, and can instil this in our young people
  • have an openness to continuous professional development
  • have high expectations of standards and achievement
  • be flexible, collaborative & resilient
  • contribute to the wider curriculum and cultural capital of our students
  • have the highest ambitions for our students, the school & yourself

In return we will offer you;

  • an aspirational supportive Leadership Team and Governing Body.
  • ambitious, motivated students.
  • continuous professional development
  • enthusiastic, willing and professional staff.
  • a network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with & learn from.
  • a happy, supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.

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About Harper Green School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1224 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01204 572941

As a school, we are proud of the achievements of our pupils and the successes they achieve. Our highly professional, motivated and creative staff are dedicated to ensuring each child flourishes in a safe and happy environment. Our beliefs are simple: each individual leaves Harper Green with the qualifications and skills needed to realise their ambitions. At Harper Green, we challenge students to explore the furthest reaches of their intellectual, creative, physical and emotional capabilities so that they realise their own infinite potential.

Students at Harper Green foster a love of learning that stays with them beyond leaving the school after year 11. All our staff share a relentless commitment to ensuring that every lesson is engaging, challenging and suited to the learning needs of each individual. This is underpinned by a strong pastoral team that creates an inclusive environment where every child feels supported, safe, happy and valued.

Our Ethos and Values
At Harper Green, we recognise that all pupils are unique with individual talents and needs. As a community, we identify, nurture and develop these talents in an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. Our students leave Harper Green with the qualifications needed to realise their ambitions and foster a love of learning that remains with them into their adult life. Students of Harper Green make valuable contributions to society as well-rounded citizens.

As a successful school, we challenge students to explore the furthest reaches of their intellectual, creative, physical, and emotional capabilities to realise their own infinite potential. Our students see learning as a lifelong challenge, enabled by a philosophy of boundless opportunities; students take a responsibility to be central to their own development, striving for constant improvement in a safe environment that fosters strong spiritual and cultural understanding and respect.

Harper Green is the platform for young people to develop into global citizens that can make a valued contribution to society. It is the learning, social and cultural experiences our young students have at Harper Green that are pivotal in shaping the people they become and provides them with the aptitude, achievements, and opportunities to access life beyond school.

“Discovering dreams, achieving ambitions, and transforming lives.”

Harper Green High School is part of Leverhulme Academy Trust with Rivington and Blackrod High School and Sixth Form. As a Trust, we work together to ensure that all students receive an excellent education irrespective of their starting point. We relish the opportunity to be a part of the much-needed regeneration of areas we work in and wish to play a full role in the wider community.

The vision of Leverhulme Academy Trust is to provide the highest quality of education that creates a community of happy, successful and well-rounded individuals who can flourish and make a difference in our world.

Discovering dreams, achieving ambitions, and transforming lives.

Staff Values
Our values underpin our mission and provide the basis on which we will achieve our vision.
• Students First: We put our students at the heart of all our decisions
• High Expectations: We have high expectations of both ourselves and others
• Integrity: We do the right thing

Student Values
• Take part
• Work hard
• Do the right thing

Mr Paul Roach

Leverhulme Academy Trust

Our staff benefits
Working for Leverhulme Academy Trust is rewarding in lots of ways. In addition
to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits to support your career
development, health and wellbeing, finances and family.

We offer an excellent pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme and Teachers Pension Scheme.

Continuous Service
Continuous service will be honoured for candidates moving from local authorities.

Enhanced Family Leave
We offer an enhanced family leave scheme to support our employees.

Enhanced Contractual Sick Pay
We offer enhanced contractual sick pay in line with the Burgundy Book and Green Book.

Salary Sacrifice Scheme
Employees can benefit from salary sacrifice schemes, including Cycle to Work scheme and a healthcare cash plan.

Support Services
We provide access to an occupational health provider for advice and support.

Excellent Career Development
We are committed to providing excellent CPD with access to further training and the opportunity to stretch your abilities and advance your career.

Free Parking on Site
Employees can enjoy the benefits of free car parking across our sites.

Free Access to Office 365
We have a dedicated IT Support Team to assist with any IT related queries.

Free Flu Vaccinations
We offer free flu vaccinations on an annual basis to all staff.

Trade Unions and Professional Associations
We recognise all of the leading trade unions and professional associations in the education sector and share the common objective of maintaining good employee relations.

Arranging a visit to Harper Green School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@harpergreen.net.

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