Teacher of Religious Studies Biddenham International School and Sports College, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job description

Biddenham International School is a thriving, inclusive, multi-cultural, 11-19 school of 1200 students which is rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in March 2019. The school has a student centred focus and chromebooks are used by all students to support daily learning.

Biddenham is a school with high expectations and a clear improvement strategy for continuing to raise attainment and is working towards becoming an outstanding school.
Candidates must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our goal of ‘Opening Minds, Transforming Lives’.

To start Easter or September 2020, we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and engaging professional who would be able to offer Religious Studies across Key Stages 3, 4 and/or 5.

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive environment. All departments work collaboratively to provide high standards of learning and teaching for every student. The school offers a wide range of professional development opportunities and continued support for career progression.

The successful candidate must:

▪ have a passion for teaching Religious Studies
▪ be dedicated to improving the learning outcomes of all students
▪ be creative and innovative
▪ be able to inspire young people

For this post we fully support Newly Qualified Teachers beginning their teaching career and qualified staff looking for career progression. Visitors to the school are most welcome and we look forward to meeting you.

Biddenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate (QTS)

Essential qualifications

Degree
Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of exam syllabuses and requirements
Knowledge of National Curriculum orders
Knowledge of KS3, KS4 and KS5 requirements
Enthusiasm for the subject
Completely professional
Good personal organisation
Evidence of successful team working
Suited to work with children
Subscribe to the Biddenham ethos

Applications are welcome from NQTs and experienced practitioners and visits to the school are most welcome.


About Biddenham International School and Sports College

Address
Biddenham Turn, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 4AZ
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Biddenham International School and Sports College website (opens in a new window)