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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 October 2023 at 7:58am

  • Date listed

    12 July 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Religious education, Social sciences

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an excellent practitioner to join our successful team as a teacher of RS. The ability to teach other social sciences would be an advantage. This is an exciting opportunity for either an experienced or a newly qualified teacher to join our dynamic social sciences team to deliver our Beliefs and Life curriculum to Key Stages 3 and 4 with the possibility of teaching GCSE RS for the right candidate.

Beliefs and Life is a valued part of our core curriculum offer at Key Stages 3 and 4. It combines the delivery of our Religious Studies locally agreed syllabus and the PSHE national curriculum. Through the Belief and Life programme of study we aim to empower our students with the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to confidently lead happy, healthy lives and to live out our ethos and values of Respect, Resilience, Pride and Kindness. Belief and Life is taught as a Social Science and its teachers form part of a talented and committed team of Social Science professionals. Within Social Science we offer a breadth of subjects including RS (KS4 and KS5), Psychology (KS4 and KS5), Health and Social Care (KS4 & KS5), Citizenship (KS4), Politics (KS5), Criminology (KS5).

Outside the formal curriculum we offer a wide range of extra-curricular activities and clubs for example debate club, the Magistrates and Bar Mock trials, EPQ, Duke of Edinburgh and LGBTQ+ club.

You should be an enthusiastic and motivational individual who is an excellent classroom practitioner, capable of delivering high quality lessons in Belief and Life. You should have the ability to work as part of a team of colleagues with a proven track record of supporting students to be highly successful academically and personally.

What the school offers its staff

Working with us offers you the opportunity to;

  • Join a positive school where effort and success is celebrated
  • Engage in excellent and personalised professional development opportunities
  • Have the support of a dynamic leadership team to ‘take risks’ in a supportive environment
  • Receive 10% reduction in fees in our on-site nursery school
  • Join our fitness/gym suite

So, if…

-you have a passion for teaching and learning…

-you believe in curriculum innovation and enjoy thinking strategically…

-you believe in an aspirational education…

-you believe that better never stops…

…Waingels is the place for you to pursue and advance your career!

Commitment to safeguarding

The college is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and to promoting the welfare of all staff and students

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About Waingels

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1376 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Waingels is a very successful 11 to 18 Comprehensive school serving its local community. Our successes and achievements can be attributed to our commitment to establish and grow a Better Never Stops culture, providing a safe, inclusive and rich learning environment where students feel safe and valued, founded on respectful relationships for all. Our ethos and culture are values based. We set high standards and expect all our students and staff to be respectful, kind, resilient and proud of our school, our achievements and our community.

Arranging a visit to Waingels

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email JenJJN@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk.

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