Religious Studies teacher

Date Posted:23 Mar 2019

Religious Studies teacher

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Do you need a job or considering a new school for September 2019?

If the answer is yes to all of the above, please read on for details of a new and exciting opportunity…

Tradewind are currently recruiting for an outstanding teacher of Religion for a very popular Christian Faith school in Surrey on the border of Sutton, South London.

*Secondary RE (KS3 - KS5)
*September 2019 start (possibly sooner)
*Full time
*Temporary /Permanent (School will consider both options)

The School…
Our client is a large mixed comprehensive school currently educating children aged from 11 to 18. With approximately 300 of their 1800 students in the sixth form.
They were last inspected by OFSTED IN 2017 and rated as 'Outstanding' in all areas.
The school is a great place to work. The community is vibrant, focused on teaching, learning and caring for students. The community of staff is very strong, supportive and welcoming.
Students like the school and like to learn - they are almost always keen and co-operative and value staff and the school. The school has something for everyone and huge opportunities for adults, as well as students, to learn and grow.
Pass rates at this academically focused and high achieving school are 100% at A-level so all candidates will be qualified to teach a level with the confidence and ability to do so at an outstanding level. NQTs are welcome to apply and interviews will commence next week so please apply as soon as possible.

Pay rates will be competitive but will vary depending on your experience and suitability for the role. TLR will also be available in some cases.

The Religious Education department…

Our client has a thriving and enthusiastic RE Department. You will be working in a very supportive team of experienced teachers who are dedicated to the academic and spiritual learning and development of each student. The Religious Education Department plays a special part in leading and promoting the overall ethos of the school and aims to be at the forefront of its success.
As a core subject, all students are taught RE throughout the school with all students sitting GCSE in Year 11. Pupils at Key Stage 3 study Christianity as well as aspects of other major world faiths. In addition to core R.E, students are taught in their Denominational groups where they explore their beliefs, traditions and experiences, which contribute to a Christian view of the world. Teachers inspire all students to achieve their full potential and place great emphasis on securing students' success at GCSE.
Many students choose to go on and study Religious Studies, Philosophy and Ethics at A Level and continue with this subject at further education or serve in Christian community projects in a gap year project. The RE team are a strong and collaborative unit comprised of 5 full-time subject specialist teachers.
Applications are welcome from motivated, enthusiastic teachers, passionate about Religious Education and dedicated to raising standards of students' learning. It is important that you are supportive in their ecumenical approach and ethos which permeates through both the department and school. Applications are welcome from experienced teachers and from NQTs who would benefit from a comprehensive induction year programme.

Personal qualities
Suitable candidates must be…
*In good health
*Reliable and trustworthy
*Committed to teaching
*Calm under pressure
*Able to work well in a team
*A quick learner

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Religious Studies Teacher role you will need to:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification
*Have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Have a CV that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a teacher of Religion in Surrey. Or for more information about the role, contact Carlo Randazzo on 0207 845 5450 / We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. As a Tradewind employee you'll have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay and plenty of development opportunities. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
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