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Teacher of Religious Education

Burford School, Burford, Oxfordshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS / UPS

Job summary

Teacher of Religious Education

SALARY : MPS / UPS
CONTRACT : Full time
TERM : Permanent
STARTING DATE : 1st September 2021
RESPONSIBLE TO : Head of Department

We have an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of RE to join our dedicated, talented and dynamic department. Staff form a hardworking and professional team who have a relentless focus on Teaching and Learning. All students study RE at both Key Stage 3 and 4. All students at KS4 take the AQA Short Course RE studying both Christianity and Buddhism.
The Team
The RE department comprises three teachers who teach students at KS3 and KS4. Our teachers are specialists in their subject areas.

What are we looking for:
We are seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring RE teacher (NQT or experienced) with an ability to teach this subject across the full age and ability range.

You will be able to demonstrate:
• Appropriate experience of teaching across the full age and ability range
• Excellent knowledge and understanding of RE at KS4
• Enthusiasm for your subject with the ability to communicate that to others
• The ability to communicate clearly with good interpersonal skills
• Excellent classroom management and organisational skills
• The ability to inspire all students to achieve their full potential

For further information or a discussion regarding the post, please contact the Head of Department, Mrs Fulford.

Why work with us?
Burford is a popular, successful and oversubscribed school situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This is an excellent school, with a superb environment for learning demonstrated by exam results that are in the top 10% of all schools nationally for both GCSE and A Level. Our aim is to recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by the prospect of working hard to share in our success.
Burford School is committed to staff wellbeing - we offer bespoke professional development programmes, a subsidised healthcare plan, free flu vaccinations during school hours and we support our staff in maintaining a good work / home balance by having a sensible assessment policy, no written reports and a sensitive approach to requests for time to share family events.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, to arrange this.
TO APPLY:

• Please download details and an application form from our Eteach page:
https://www.eteach.com/job/teacher-of-religious-education-1131388
Or
• Contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, at the following email address: s.evans@burford.oxon.sch.uk or telephone the number above.
Burford School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

Closing date: Friday 26th February 2021 (12.00pm)

Applying for the job

Applications can be made directly to Burford School or via the Eteach link below.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1410 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01993 823303

About Burford School

Burford School is a highly successful 11-18 rural comprehensive school with Academy status. Established in 1571, we currently have around 1400 students on roll with a strong Sixth Form of over 200 students. Situated high above the town of Burford, on the eastern edge of the Cotswolds, the school includes a Boarding House with just under 100 boarders from both the UK and abroad.
We serve a widespread rural community and close links are maintained with our nine partner Primary Schools which provide two thirds of our annual intake of approximately 200 students. Some students travel considerable distances from beyond our catchment area, to take up places at the school due to its excellent reputation for academic success, extra-curricular activities and pastoral care, and the growing Sixth Form attracts new members each year. Our aim is to recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by the prospect of working hard to share in our success.

Arranging a visit to Burford School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, to arrange this.
Contact details as above.

School location

Cheltenham Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PL

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