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Teacher of Religious Education

Matthews Drive, Maidenbower Lane, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 7XW
Oriel High School
Full Time
Main Scale + Fringe Allowance
26th May 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
23rd June 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2021
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1150724

The Oriel RE Department


• The Oriel RE team currently consists of 2 full-time and one part time

teacher. There are three full-size RE classrooms all with interactive whiteboard,

projector and teacher’s PC, along with a dedicated Humanities Resource

Room which offers a communal workspace for Humanities Faculty

teachers. Additionally smaller seminar rooms are available for Sixth Form


• The RE teachers at Oriel aim to provide every student with the opportunity

to develop their religious and ethical knowledge. Every student at KS4

sits the short-course GCSE, with many taking on the full-course GCSE option.

• Our curriculum covers a range of world religions across all key stages, with

particular emphasis on Christianity and Islam at KS4 and following the OCR

specification at A level. We offer a lot of opportunity to adapt your teaching

to your own expertise and the needs of your students. Oriel RE teachers

encourage students to extend their RE knowledge by engaging in further

reading and promoting independence at KS4 and KS5. Our approach

to teaching interleaves the necessary skills with establishing a passion and

enthusiasm for the subject beyond the classroom. Our team is committed

to ensuring that every student is successful in their journey studying RE at


We are looking to appoint someone who…...

  • Is knowledgeable and passionate about all aspects of Religious Education who is motivated to support students in achieving their full potential and who wants to join a committed and enthusiastic team.
  • Will lead in providing first-class teaching and learning for our students; as well as being an excellent collaborator to drive the knowledge agenda and pedagogywithin the department.
  • Has experience of teaching RE across KS3 and KS4.
  • Has either experience of or a strong desire to teach RE at KS5.

• Is willing to support the department in delivering extra-curricular opportunities,

and study-supports sessions guiding students with their on-going learning at GCSE

and A-Level.

We have excellent support for NQTs and would welcome applications from newly

qualified teachers who would like to grow and develop in an innovative and forward

thinking department; or more experienced teachers. Oriel has a detailed NQT training

package praised by West Sussex and actively encourages CPD throughout the

school with a comprehensive program for teachers at all stages of their careers.


Safeguarding Statement:

West Sussex County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Oriel High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check with the Criminal Records Bureau.
Oriel High School

Oriel High School