This is a Permanent Full-time role. Pay scale dependent on experience with potential for TLR / responsibility allowance if combined with a leadership role. Anticipated start date of September 2023, with some flexibility if required.
looking to recruit an enthusiastic and passionate Teacher of Theology and
Philosophy with excellent subject knowledge and the drive to challenge our
committed and capable students.
and Philosophy department at Reading school consists of three subject
specialists and is unique in its delivery of the AS level Religious Studies
course to all students at KS4 (Y9-11) resulting in students obtaining the
qualification by the end of year 11. The Department also offers Philosophy A
level which is a popular subject in the sixth form with numerous students
applying for Theology and Philosophy related degrees at top universities in the
UK and the USA.
and Philosophy department prepares boys to be theologically and philosophically
literate, and to be engaged young people who have the intellectual framework to
reflect analytically, critically and hermeneutically – such that they can
develop and confidently articulate an informed view on the important questions,
whilst remaining open-minded and humble. This is underpinned by a ‘critical
realist pedagogical approach’, to the subject and the knowledge that the
Theology and Philosophy is intellectually challenging and enjoyable academic
discipline. Our Theology & Philosophy department serves a diverse,
inclusive and thoroughly modern community at Reading School and we believe that
outstanding teaching of Religious Studies, Theology & Philosophy is
essential to the formation and character of our students.
looking for a candidate who can inspire awe and wonder, engage students in
life’s biggest questions and who possesses sufficient academic depth to enjoy
teaching Religious Studies or Philosophy up to A-Level.
We are situated 15 minutes walk from central Reading and close to transport links. Reading is a diverse place to live with arts, culture and heritage at the heart of the town.
We offer an exceptional all-round education enabling each student to realise his academic, cultural or sporting potential. A Selective Boys’ School, Reading School takes both day and boarding students. In 2022, the school was rated the Sunday Times South East State School of the Year and awarded 'outstanding' in the Boarding Ofsted Inspection in February 2020.
All applicants must complete a Teaching Staff Application Form and submit it to email@example.com to be considered for shortlisting. Application Form and full information pack can be found on our website.
Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Full details of our Safeguarding - Staff Recruitment Policy and Data Policy can be found on our website.
Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and complete relevant pre-employment checks in line with our Safer Recruitment policy. Full details of our Safeguarding - Staff Recruitment Policy can be found on our website.
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