• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    15 March 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    1 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Religious education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main pay range to Upper pay range 3 - £25,714 to £41,604

Job summary

We are currently seeking to appoint a Teacher of Religious Education (full-time, permanent) to join our successful School. This is a newly created post and one that is key to the school’s future success as we rapidly improve the school and become outstanding again. You will be teaching Personal Development lessons in Key Stage 3 and 4 and working with the team providing resources for LC (form) time. Our current Beliefs and Values team will shortly be reorganised as the Personal Development Department. You will join a team of specialists who cover Religious education, Citizenship, PSHE, Relationships, Sex and Health Education and the curriculum elements of Personal Development. You will have to opportunity to join this highly motivated team and help shape the direction of student's personal development, helping the school to fulfil its pledge of 'educating for life’. We also embrace opportunities to develop extra-curricular activities and groups to support our students beyond the curriculum.

We will be working together to broaden the provision the department offers, develop outstanding teaching and form resources and make a significant impact on the wider school community. This is a subject area that has a respected and valued place within the school and its curriculum. This is an exciting time of development, helping to create exciting and innovative learning and helping to resource, inspire, support, and encourage our students spiritual, moral, social, and cultural growth.

We are seeking a well-qualified colleague who has:
• a dynamic, innovative and creative approach with excellent interpersonal skills;
• the learner at the centre of their vision;
• excellent classroom practice;
• the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower young people to achieve
• an absolute commitment to achieving the very highest of standards.

Employee benefits

Teachers Pension Scheme
Free membership at the Life Leisure Centre (Priestnall)
Discounts negotiated by Local Authority including cinema tickets, restaurants and mobile phone contracts.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
1280 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Priestnall School

Priestnall School is a popular, over-subscribed 11-16 school situated in the pleasant residential area of Heaton Mersey, Stockport. Our community benefits from wonderful students and a hardworking and committed staff.

School location

Priestnall Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 3HP

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