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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    18 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Successful teaching of all aspects of Religious Studies to GCSE and A Level (if applicable).
  • Experience of teaching full ability range.

Knowledge and Understanding

  • Knowledge of current educational issues.
  • Able to offer specific knowledge and understanding related to the areas identified within the job specification.
  • Awareness of current issues and changes in the Religious Studies curriculum.

Skills, abilities and attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate that you are an outstanding classroom teacher.
  • Proven track record of examination success at GCSE (and A Level where applicable).
  • High level of interpersonal skills.
  • Able to analyse and synthesise information.
  • The ability to form good working relationships with colleagues and students.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Good organisation and time management skills.
  • Confident user of ICT.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • A welcoming school
  • Enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • A strong senior and curriculum leadership team
  • A supportive working environment
  • Strong support for professional development including membership of the Oaks Collegiate
  • Excellent opportunities for promotion
  • Staff Wellbeing and support programme
  • Generous planning and preparation time allocation

The successful applicant will join a team of strong practitioners who work together to inspire students to succeed. This is an excellent school to work in, with students who are ambitious and motivated to learn and staff who support each other. We are not only committed to developing our students, but you will also be fully supported with your own professional development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hillcrest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is committed to equal opportunities in employment and positively welcomes your application.
Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and relevant safer recruitment checks.
Please note that it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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About Hillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
650 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0121 464 3172

Hillcrest School is an all-girls 11 to 16 school with a mixed sixth form located on a green field site in Edgbaston constituency on the southwest edge of Birmingham. Our students come from a range of backgrounds across Birmingham and surrounding areas.

The school was rated ‘Good’ with outstanding behaviour and safety by Ofsted in September 2013, and following a short inspection in July 2017 and again in September 2022, retained our ‘Good’ rating. We are focused on continuing our drive for excellent attainment and progress outcomes, with an aspiration to be rated ‘Outstanding’ at our full next inspection.

Arranging a visit to Hillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiry@hillcrest.bham.sch.uk.

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