• Application deadline

    26 April 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Social sciences
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main Pay Scale commensurate with experience

Job summary

About the role: Mascalls Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and engaging Teacher of Religious Education for our thriving and very successful department, starting from September 2021. Within the department we currently offer RE at KS3 and 4, Sociology at KS4 and 5 and Psychology at KS5. We would ideally be looking for an RE specialist to help an already successful and growing department. The successful candidate will bring with them passion for this subject area with an overarching ability to engage our students.

As a member of the department you would be responsible for delivering high-quality lessons and contributing to the wider education agenda: aspiring learners and raising standards. You would be part of an organisation that enjoys a great reputation in the area and one that will develop your career; we have a fantastic track record and there are numerous opportunities for professional development. If you're keen to be a part of a department committed to providing our staff with the best possible teaching environment, we'd love to hear from you!

We’d like to hear from you if you are:

Collaborative, building strong professional relationships.

Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential

Energetic with a ‘can do’ attitude.

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Leigh Academies Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with the LAT Talent Team - talent@latrust.org.uk

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Employee benefits

What we are offering:

Professional coaching and support.

A bespoke CPD programme.

Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing.

Free use of a staff gymnasium.

A thriving social and community ethos.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1262 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Mascalls Academy

Working with us at Mascalls Academy: Academy is a secondary school the heart of community and our small model ensures that each every student gets personal support challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King Marie Curie Sixth Form College having own personality range specialisms, allowing them be unique. high achieving institution. Our most recent Ofsted inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed driving standards up”, “happy place be” “staff feel valued”. judgement we ‘Good’ ‘Outstanding’ behaviour accurate. It vision become in category. dynamic exciting work fantastic team making it great for people all stages careers. building facilities mix designs two new buildings being modern, light airy giving unique special character. Being part Leigh Academies Trust: As 1st September 2020, Trust will comprise 28 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 15 primaries 2 special) educating over 16,000 students, employing 2,500 talented staff. We also have one further development phase, due open 2021. establishing ‘clusters’ academies: North West Kent; Central South East London; Medway. In addition, responsible region’s biggest initial teaching training providers large school. Click here view future plans Vision 2025 document. you ample opportunity collaborate your peers both within across whole Trust. This important as know through experience perform better when together. You supported undertake regular self-development continue professional hopefully progress organisation.

School location

Maidstone Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT

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