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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Religious education

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time FT. Part time PT

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To develop and enhance the teaching and learning of Religious Education at Sackville.
  • To raise levels of attainment and progress of all students in Religious Education.
  • Deliver high quality lessons that meet the needs of all students.
  • Ensure subject knowledge is up to date and refreshed as necessary.
  • Participate in all internal CPD sessions and attend external CPD as required to develop pedagogy.
  • Participate in the appraisal review process following the completion of the NQT induction process.
  • Attendance - ensure effective practice in accordance with the school policy
  • Behaviour - effectively manage students’ behaviour in accordance with the school policy, applying appropriate departmental sanctions, including regular detentions.
  • Records - ensure that students’ records are accurate, updated and accessible e.g. attendance registers, internal communications, special reports.
  • Complete effective report writing to parents, as identified in the School Calendar.
  • Record attainment and progress data as required.
  • Attend Families’ Consultation Evenings as required.
  • Monitor the standard of uniform in accordance with school policy and deal with persistent offenders
  • Attend Subject Meetings.
  • Contribute to the planning for departmental improvement and cross curricular links
  • Contribute to the development and regular revision of appropriate schemes of work showing differentiation and assessment in accordance with school guidelines.
  • Contribute to the wider life of the school through extra-curricular activities.
  • Liaise closely with Head of House (Community), Community Assistants and Tutors to monitor student progress and agree interventions to raise achievement.
  • Contribute to the clear and effective methods of assessment in line with national and School Polices.
  • Use all relevant prior and current performance data to monitor individual student progress in your classes.
  • Ensure KS3, KS4 and KS5 attainment targets are met using all appropriate strategies for improvement and student support.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all students and to report concerns to the line manager promptly.

What the school offers its staff

Sackville is a popular and oversubscribed large, mixed, 11-18 comprehensive with 1700 students on roll. We are looking for someone with the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join our team and to achieve our ambitious aims for all of our students.

Sackville is an exceptionally friendly and supportive community built on strong relationships which allow every student to thrive. We have acquired a deserved reputation for fighting for every child, to support every student achieve their full potential and develop a lifelong love of learning.

Our GCSE results are consistently strong with positive progress 8 scores. Our A level progress is at the top end of all local authority providers. Religious Education is a consistently high-performing team at GCSE and A level.

The Beliefs and Values Department at Sackville is successful and well established. Our curriculum intent is to enable all Sackville students to engage with a range of religious and ethical themes and discuss, debate and learn what it means to be humans and empathetic active citizens in the world today. This is done through a broad-based study of people’s beliefs and values, engaging the students in reflection on the major faith traditions of the UK and upon their own ways of life. This is a particularly exciting time for the department, with ground-breaking curriculum developments taking place.

The department has a suite of dedicated rooms and a department office. We have an expanding range of educational religious artefacts and have recently restarted our programme of trips and visits.

Further details about the role

Teacher of Religious Studies (with potential to teach A Level Philosophy)

Required September 2024

Full or Part time MPS/UPS

(Potential recruitment allowance for an outstanding candidate)

Are you an enthusiastic and talented teacher of Religious Studies wanting to teach classes across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 in a great school and a well resourced and successful department?

Sackville School is a popular and oversubscribed large, mixed, 11-18 comprehensive with 1700 students on roll. We are looking for someone with the skills, enthusiasm, and ambition to join our team and to achieve our ambitious aims for all our students.

We are proud of our friendly and supportive community built on strong relationships which allow every student to thrive. We invest in our staff, enabling them to pass on their knowledge and love of their subject such that our students are given the very best experience and opportunities to succeed. We have acquired a deserved reputation for fighting for every child, to support every student in achieving their full potential and developing a lifelong love of learning.

Our GCSE results are consistently strong with well above average progress 8 scores and our average grade for A level is grade B. RE is a consistently high-performing team at GCSE and A level.

The department is very well resourced and has its own suite of classrooms and staffroom. There is strong collaboration and support amongst the team, with joint planning and CPD at the centre of team meetings.

We welcome applications from experienced colleagues looking for a new challenge in a large and popular school, as well as ECTs looking for a school that will provide excellent support so that you can really flourish at the start of your career. The school has an outstanding induction programme for new staff and bespoke CPD opportunities for career progression.

Closing Date: Friday 12th June 2024 09.00am Interview date: w/c Monday 15th June

We reserve the right to shortlist and interview prior to the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Further details are available on our website https://sackvilleschool.org.uk or from Mrs K Dawson PA to the Headteacher, on 01342 414900. An application form, safer recruitment form and letter of application addressed to the Headteacher, should be sent to the Headteacher’s PA at kdawson@sackvilleschool.org.uk

Sackville School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. It should be noted that it is a requirement of the Governors of Sackville School that candidates should, whenever possible, name as referees current and former employers (via Heads or Principals where employment at educational institutions is concerned).


Commitment to safeguarding

Sackville School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. It should be noted that it is a requirement of the Governors of Sackville School that candidates should, whenever possible, name as referees current and former employers (via Heads or Principals where employment at educational institutions is concerned).

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About Sackville School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1719 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01342 410140

Sackville is an oversubscribed, vibrant and highly successful community of learners with strong results and high staff morale. We are an open, inclusive and fully comprehensive school.

Arranging a visit to Sackville School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kdawson@sackvilleschool.org.uk.

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