Teacher of Religious Studies Kennet School, Thatcham, Berkshire

Job description

Job Title: Teacher of Religious Studies
Salary: MPS/UPS (£24,373-£40,490)
Contract: Full Time (Permanent)
Required for: September 2020

Are you a passionate teacher of RS? Would you like to join a school community, which values the development of its teachers and invests heavily in CPD? We are looking for a teacher to join our successful RS team. We are committed to providing the environment and training for you to develop your career and refine your practice.

In addition, we offer:

• an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals;
• outstanding facilities and resources;
• a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;
• rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
• an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never stops’.


For further insight into this role and the English Department and Kennet School please view the attachments below labelled:


‘A letter from our Headteacher’ (What We Believe)

‘Letter to Applicants’ (Staff Benefits)

‘Further information about the role’


We would like you to be:
• a clear communicator with strong values and sense of moral purpose;
• able to teach RS to KS4, with experience of A Level Philosophy an advantage;
• creative, forward thinking attitude & unapologetically passionate about your subject;
• committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
• willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
• hard-working with excellent organisational skills.

How to Apply

https://www.kennetschool.co.uk/app/os#!website/join-kennet/as-a-member-of-staff

The school’s successes are well documented, but we believe that it is most impressive when seen in action. We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with Chris Ellison, Deputy Headteacher, for more information (cellison@kennetschool.co.uk).

Deadline & Interview Dates

Deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 24 February and candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after. Interview date: Friday 28 February


Additional Information

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, including being subject to a full DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

We would like you to be:
• a clear communicator with strong values and sense of moral purpose;
• able to teach RS to KS4, with experience of A Level Philosophy an advantage;
• creative, forward thinking attitude & unapologetically passionate about your subject;
• committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
• willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
• hard-working with excellent organisational skills.

Essential qualifications

• able to teach RS to KS4, with experience of A Level Philosophy an advantage;

Essential skills and experience

• a clear communicator with strong values and sense of moral purpose;
• able to teach RS to KS4, with experience of A Level Philosophy an advantage;
• creative, forward thinking attitude & unapologetically passionate about your subject;
• committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
• willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
• hard-working with excellent organisational skills.

Employee benefits

In addition, we offer:

• an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals;
• outstanding facilities and resources;
• a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;
• rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
• an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never stops’.


About Kennet School

Address
Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Kennet School website (opens in a new window)