Teacher of Religious Studies Southend High School for Boys, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Job description

Required for September 2020, or January 2021 (please indicate preference when applying), is an inspiring and outstanding teacher of Religious Studies. This is a permanent full time post.

We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher, and to be successful you will need excellent subject knowledge and be able to foster enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject.

This is an exciting opportunity to teach well motivated pupils in an oversubscribed boys’ selective school with a thriving sixth form.

This post would suit either an experienced teacher or a new entrant to the profession (colleagues find SHSB very supportive for professional development).

The application form can be found on our website - www.shsb.org.uk

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in subject

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

This role would suit either an experienced or a newly qualified teacher

About Southend High School for Boys

Southend High School for Boys (SHSB) is an ‘Outstanding’ school (Ofsted 2015), rated as outstanding against every one of the inspection criteria. It is one of four selective schools within the Borough of Southend. The main school, years 7 to 11, is single sex boys whilst the large sixth form is coeducational. It is situated thirty miles from London on the Thames Estuary and is close to main road and rail links from London, and to Chelmsford and Cambridge. SHSB has ‘an ethos of excellence in both academic achievement and a wide range of activities [that] permeates all aspects of the school’ (Ofsted 2015). At SHSB talent is nurtured, learning is valued, challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. SHSB is not only a lively and stimulating institution, but also a welcoming community with an open and friendly approach.

Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RG
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