Teacher of Religious Studies & Philosophy and Ethics Hillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job description

Temporary Maternity Leave cover – Full time or 0.8FTE available
Salary: MPS/UPS depending on experience
Start Date: April/May 2020

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your teaching skills in a great school?
We wish to appoint someone with commitment and the ambition to be a great Religious Studies Teacher.

The person we appoint will:
¨ Be enthusiastic and flexible
¨ Be creative and use initiative
¨ Be a reflective learner

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 NQTs including membership of the Oaks Collegiate
¨ Excellent opportunities for promotion

The successful applicant will join a team of strong practitioners who work together to inspire students to succeed. Outside of the department you will have the opportunity to work with other Heads of Departments through the Oaks Collegiate, a local partnership of schools. 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.

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm on Tuesday 25th February 2020

Interviews to be held on: Thursday 27th February 2020
Visits to the school are welcome:
Please contact the school on 0121 464 3172 to arrange an appointment.

Please note that appointment is subject to enhanced DBS, medical and reference checks.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent
spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Essential educational requirements

• Successful teaching of all aspects of Religious Studies at KS3 & KS4 and Philosophy and Ethics to GCSE & A Level.
• Experience of teaching full ability range

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status.
• Relevant Degree.
• Evidence of continuing professional development.

Essential skills and experience

• 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.


About Hillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre

Address
Stonehouse Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3AE
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Hillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre website (opens in a new window)