Hagley Catholic High School is looking to recruit a part time Teacher of Religious Education for the start of the next academic year. This will be a 0.85 contract. It would be desirable that the candidate has the ability to teach across all year groups from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5.
Hagley Catholic High School is a high performing school (P8 = +0.35 in 2019) set in the beautiful Worcestershire countryside with
very good transport links, including a main train line to Birmingham and Worcester. It is a happy and caring school with a very strong Catholic ethos, community cohesion and commitment to global justice though its charity work. The RE Department is popular and very well regarded. It has a very well-established team of staff; schemes of learning are well sequenced, and students make excellent progress. Students secure very good GCSE results, 86.3% achieving 9 - 4 grades in 2019 and 36.3% of students achieving 7 - 9 grades. The department also secured an excellent progress score of +0.47 placing it well above the national average. Students achieve well in Religious Education at A level and are consistently above national averages.
The department has seven specialist teachers. The appointed candidate would be expected to provide a secure specialist knowledge of the RE curriculum, as well as being responsible for the continued promotion of the department and its success.
RE is taught to all students in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. The appointed person would be responsible for the teaching of Key Stage 3. Topics covered will include the death and resurrection of Jesus, Sikhism, conscience and morality, sacraments, worship and pilgrimage. The School is looking to appoint an ambitious practitioner with a desire to teach across the age and ability range. The school welcomes applications from candidates of all faiths and backgrounds. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to teaching and developments in RE across Key Stage 3 and all abilities. A commitment to promoting the ethos of the
school is also important.
Closing date for applications 9am on Wednesday 19th May 2021. Interviews will take place the week commencing 24th May 2021.
Hagley Catholic High School is a member of the Emmaus Catholic Multi Academy Company which is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The company expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; therefore, this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and medical clearance.