Teacher of Religious Studies

Sarum Academy, Salisbury, Wiltshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Religious education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,371 to £35,971

Job summary

Core Purpose:
In addition to carrying out the professional duties of a teacher in accordance with the Teacher Standards, the post holder shall, in consultation with the Teaching Team Leader and the Headteacher:

Key Accountabilities:
Teach across the age and ability range, in line with the programmes of study, in such a way as to challenge and inspire students of all abilities enabling them to make ‘good’ progress. Exercising a qualified teacher’s professional skills and judgement.
Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students assigned to him/her in line with Academy policies.
Contribute to the planning and implementation of the curriculum under the guidance of the Curriculum Team Leader.
Set high expectations for studentbehaviour establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through well focused teaching and through positive and productive relationships.
Be familiar with, support and reinforce the aims, ethos, policies and procedures of the Academy.
Contribute to the Academy’s enrichment programme.
Attend all calendared meetings as required.

Other responsibilities:
Act at all times as an ambassador for the Academy ina manner which upholds its Christian values and ethos and to model behaviour consistent with the Academy’s standards and aspirations.
Take an active role in the Academy’s pastoral care of students and fulfil a pastoral and mentoring role.
Foster good relationships with parents and the wider community.
Have an agreed flexible working pattern to ensure that all relevant functions, including extra-curricular activities, are fulfilled.
Demonstrate a commitment to personal professional development and the development of other staff.
Be subject to performance objectives agreed annually and will be responsible for providing evidence of progress for key accountabilities.
Carry out such other duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Headteacher.
Recognise that duties of a post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or level of responsibility entailed

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of high achievement in teaching across Key Stage 3 and 4.
Experience of the development of Programmes of Study and Schemes of Work across the Key Stages.
Able to useAssessment for Learning effectively to engage students as partners in their learning.
Working effectively as a Form Tutor.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
A degree in RE or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Excellent communication and presentation skills
Problem solver.
Competent user of ICT.
Evidence of the ability to plan and resource effective
Experience of effective interventions to meet curricular objectives
The ability to prioritise and manage multiple demands

Employee benefits

An enthusiastic and driven team of teachers and support staff

Ongoing professional development of the highest standard.

Outstanding support and training for colleagues new to the profession

Wider school involvement

A strong support network both within the school and within the Magna Learning Partnership Academy Trust

Own Teacher classroom

Free onsite Parking

Free onsite gym for staff

Own Teacher Laptop

Child care Scheme

A fantastic working environment and wealth of resources including full access to ICT

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 502 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Sarum Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@sarumacademy.org

About Sarum Academy

School location

Westwood Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 9HS