Job Title: Teacher of Religious Studies
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Pay Scale: M1 - UPS3 (£28,000 - £43,685)
Start Date: 1 September 2023
This is an exciting opportunity to teach in one of the highest achieving schools in Bristol teaching Religious Education across all year groups. Redland Green School is a very special place to work and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our experienced team.
Redland Green School are looking for a full-time RE teacher to join our strong and effective RE department who have a tradition of achieving excellent student outcomes and are valued by the students we teach. RE at Redland Green School is composed of "Religion and Worldviews" in Key Stage 3, optional RE GCSE and core Ethics at Key Stage 4 and Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at Key Stage 5. This role would involve teaching all elements of Key Stage 3 and 4 with the option to teach Key Stage 5 at a later date. The successful candidate will also be prepared to teach other Humanities subjects at Key Stage 3 and some PSHE.
We are proud of our knowledge rich and engaging RE curriculum. The successful candidate would be a part of the continual development of this by offering constructive criticism and have the opportunity to develop new units. This is an outward looking department and teachers have a local and national voice for RE working with Learn, Teach, Lead RE, SACRE and NATRE councils as well as writing for RE Today.
As a Religious Education Teacher you will be working in the Humanities Department along with our excellent colleagues. We would like to appoint a teacher who is able to engage pupils with their strong devotion for the subject and their positive and passionate personality.
What GGLT can offer:
- Free parking onsite
- Discounted Gym Membership
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Free eye tests
- Employee Assistance programme
- Family friendly policies
- Training and professional development opportunities
- The hustle and bustle of beautiful Bristol on your doorstep!
Please be aware that we will review applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close this posting once suitable candidates have been found. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible in order to be considered.We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.
Diversity and inclusion are promoted and valued. Applications from people of all backgrounds, who meet the job requirements, are welcomed and encouraged.
About Redland Green School:
We are passionate that RGS has an environment where staff are keen to develop at whatever stage they are in their careers. We ensure a range of opportunities are available for staff in their professional development at RGS and offer outstanding opportunities across the MAT for staff and students to progress and contribute to the school’s continuing development. Staff wellbeing and work life balance is very important to us and we work hard to ensure that this is a high priority throughout the school.
As a school we achieve very high outcomes for our students but we also recognise that the personal development of our students is equally important. Students at RGS benefit from a wealth of different life experiences and opportunities and in doing so develop the confidence, self-esteem, and resilience necessary in later life. Our house system and vertical mentor groups provide individual care, support, and guidance. While our excellent co-curricular provision offers a weekly afternoon of Enrichment opportunities for all students, as well as sporting and musical opportunities and international trips. As an inclusive school we have a high number of students with statements of special educational needs and enjoy an effective co-located partnership with Claremont School to the benefit of students from both schools.
We are committed to building a professional and vibrant learning community where every member of staff sees themselves as a learner and contributes to the continued development of the school. We are looking for highly motivated staff members who have the creative energy to make the most of the opportunities available, as well as the resilience to cope with the challenges of working in teams and creating the very best climate for learning for our young people.
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