Teacher of Religious Education

The Governors of this very successful Catholic high school wish to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Religious Education. We are looking for an exceptional candidate who will be excited to make a contribution to an already very strong team This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate of the highest calibre to join our very successful Religious Education team.

RE enjoys a very high status in our school and every pupil completes a full GCSE in the subject. As a consequence of our recent curriculum review, we are increasing yet again the curriculum time for RE. Our most recent Section 48 Inspection judged leadership of the department as outstanding and remarked that, “Pupils demonstrate a deep pride in all they do in lessons and the quality of their written work is often of a very high standard. Students respond well to challenging tasks set by their teachers, they are eager to learn and take great interest in their studies. Pupils openly state that RE is one of their favourite lessons as it stimulates their interest and the teachers are always willing to share their knowledge and explain deeper concepts whenever they are unsure.”

This role will offer the successful candidate exciting challenges that will be both rewarding and fulfilling, and will support you to achieve your own personal career goals and aspirations.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent RE teacher who is passionate about teaching, committed to working together and sharing ideas
  • Have an excellent subject knowledge
  • Be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved
  • Value and contribute to the Catholic ethos of our school
  • Be willing to go the extra mile for our pupils

Cardinal Allen is a forward looking, oversubscribed, “outstanding Catholic school”, seeking to build on its success. Ofsted judged both leadership and behaviour as outstanding and we are determined to continue to provide the very best for the pupils in our care. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms and further details are available via the school website or by contacting the school. Candidates are more than welcome to call the Headteacher for an informal discussion or to visit the school prior to application.

Closing date for applications is Friday 17th May 2019.

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Application Form
Teacher Information Pack
Letter of Welcome
Section 48 Report 2017
DBS Guidance
Immigration Asylum and Nationality Information
Notes to Applicants
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form