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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,898

Additional allowances

TLR 2b for Personal Development responsibilities

What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek a teacher who has the following qualities:

  • An excellent classroom practitionersetting high expectations which motivate and challenge students in a productive learning environment;
  • Promote good outcomes by students, planning well-structured lessons;
  • Demonstrate excellent subject and curriculum knowledge for Religious Studies and PSHE;
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students;
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment;
  • A supportive member of the team who will fulfil wider professional responsibilities with high standards of personal and professional conduct.

What the school offers its staff

Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities.

  • An array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
  • Entry to a career average pension scheme.
  • A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career.
  • Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
  • A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career.
  • We takethe wellbeing and health of employees seriously. We have a range of support mechanisms and benefits available to employees and the Trust has signed up to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter.

Further details about the role

We are delighted to be recruiting for a dynamic teacher of Religious Studies and Subject Leader of Personal Development to join our high-performing, forward thinking and cohesive Humanities faculty. The Religious Studies department celebrates some of the best results in the school for GCSE and A Level and we are looking for a strong and confident practitioner who has a passion for inspiring students and the ability to teach Key Stage 3 and 4. Religious Studies is highly valued in school and as a Trust with this new and exciting opportunity arising due to the expansion of Religious Studies across the school.Not only is this role centred around the teaching of Religious Studies but we are looking for an exceptional leader of Personal Development to create a holistic approach to assemblies, the PSHE curriculum and our values education across Key Stage 3 and 4. You will be instrumental in developing the vision for PSHE with the opportunity to shape curriculum design, develop the practice and pedagogy of others and will work alongside other subject leaders within our Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. You may be an experienced subject leader or looking for your first leadership post. As Subject Leader you will lead all aspects of learning and teaching in this curriculum area, ensuring that students’ needs for all abilities are met and achievement and progress is positive. The person appointed will have a clear vision of what outstanding PSHE provision is and be able to inspire and enthuse others to ensure PSHE across the school is outstanding and everybody is engaged. We welcome committed, dynamic and creative applicants with a passion for Religious Studies and PSHE. This role isn’t suitable for ECT’s.

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About Friesland School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1293 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01623 259609

The Trust is a family of schools with a common ethos and values who share collective goals. We have a united passion to transform the lives of children and young people in our local community by achieving the very best we can for every student in our schools. Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all, enabling our students to gain confidence, raise their aspirations and become well prepared for adult life. We are a large and growing Trust, which currently employs over 1,000 colleagues. We support career and professional development through structured CPD, secondments to other schools within the Trust (including promotion opportunities), and we foster sharing of good practice through a range of subject specialist groups across our schools. These opportunities to develop your career exist within a culture that values your contribution and enables you to achieve your personal goals whilst improving the educational experience and life choices of our students. When joining any of our schools, you will receive a structured induction, and if you are an NQT, you can expect a programme of professional advice and support to help you successfully complete the NQT year. We offer you: • a competitive salary and benefits package including pensions, generous holiday provisions and ancillary benefits; • an environment where you will be working with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals; • the chance to develop your skills, practice and experience through a range of opportunities with one or more of our schools. What we seek from you: • a commitment to our ethos and values; • a passion to deliver the best education you can for every child or young person, making a positive difference; • the energy to act as a role model and a source of inspiration for our students. We are a growing Trust with a strong reputation. Our schools are located in the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and our current schools are Ashfield School, Frederick Gent School, Heritage High School, The Manor Academy, Selston High School, Swanwick Hall School, Friesland School and Wilsthorpe School. To find out more about us, please go to The Two Counties Trust website. We hope we will be welcoming you to our Trust in the near future.

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