Teacher of Religious Education
Full Time The successful candidate will teach RE throughout the age range 11-16
Start Date: September 2022
Job ref: RE22-23
Salary: MPS/UPS (£25,714 – £41,604 per annum)
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic RE specialist to join our highly successful RE department, in a school where:
- Staff are nurtured to develop their craft.
- RE is valued by students and families;
- Where resources are centrally and collaboratively planned;
- Where results in RE have been significantly above national averages for many years
- Where the school’s progress 8 score is significantly above average at +0.75 for two consecutive years and ranked in the top 5% nationally;
- Excellent CPD opportunities through our professional learning Mondays, weekly learning sessions and CPD Library.
- Where there is a strong academic ethos and high expectations of students;
- Where behaviour management is centralised and teachers are enabled to flourish.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a high achieving and forward-thinking department within a highly successful school. You will be able to take advantage of their evidence led practice and learn from them to aid you contribute to a department which regularly achieves above the national average. We look to improve, not because we are not good enough but because we can always do better.
Rushey Mead Academy is well placed to offer a comprehensive support package to ECTs from all routes into teaching, including PGCE, SCITT, Schools Direct and Teach First. Both new and established teachers will be supported and encouraged to develop their practice by engaging in the numerous opportunities to collaborate and share ideas with colleagues within our Professional Learning programme.
Rushey Mead Academy is part of The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) which is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high-quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's convertor academy.
TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.
Please see the enclosed Job Description and Person Specification for more information.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.
How to apply:
If you are interested in this post, please complete the application form online. A letter detailing why you are a suitable candidate for the position should accompany your completed application form.
Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:
- Applicant Pack
- Job Description
- Application and Recruitment Process document
Should you have any queries regarding your application please contact the school.
Closing date: Tuesday 24th May at 23:59
Interview date: w/c Friday 27th May
Rushey Mead Academy is committed to:
- safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
- equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, prevention of discrimination in its many forms
We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people.
In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences