Teacher of Religious Education (Whitburn Church of England Academy)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/04/2021 12:00
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Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Whitburn Church of England Academy
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Closing date:
19 Apr
Further Information


NOR: 1,210 11-18 Mixed Anglican Comprehensive


Required for September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the North East’s highest achieving schools; our motto ‘Excellence for All’ is at the heart of our work. We have a strong focus on learning and teaching; offering many opportunities for advancement through our CPD programme and Professional Growth Processes.

Based in a stunning coastal location, with a growing Sixth Form provision, where progress ranks in the top 6% nationally, we are rightly proud of the opportunities we offer for pupils and staff. Our ethos as an Anglican academy is entirely inclusive and no faith based pupil admission criteria are applied. Our motto of ‘Excellence for all’ is a living reality of day to day life at Whitburn.

The Governors seek to appoint an energetic, imaginative and forward-looking teacher who is an outstanding classroom practitioner to join the highly effective RE Department. The ability to teach RE to KS4 is essential, as are commitment to professional development and excellent communication skills. We are happy to receive applications from newly qualified and experienced teachers.

The successful candidates will have:

• excellent teaching and classroom management skills
• drive, high expectations and a commitment to excellence for all
• experience of implementing evidence based approaches in the classroom
• the ability to differentiate effectively across the age and ability range
• an absolute commitment to student progress and their learning above all else
• strong ICT skills used to enhance learning.

Whitburn Church of England Academy is an equal opportunities employer and the Academy is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be subject to a range of other pre-recruitment checks. Please note that, without exception, written references will be taken up and made available to the Governing Body BEFORE the final selection stage.

Application packs are available from the academy website www.whitburncofeacademy.org or main office. Hard copies should be returned to Whitburn Church of England Academy, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7EF, Tel. (0191) 529 3712, e-mail office@whitburncofeacademy.org

The closing date is 12:00 noon on Monday 19th April 2021.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.