Teacher of Religious Studies

Job Title:
Teacher of Religious Studies

Contract Type:
ECTs are fully supported

Part-time, Full-time

Level & Salary:

Biddenham is an 11-19, oversubscribed school that, as we expand, is entering the next phase of its development. Due to our popularity, and as part of our £4.5 million building programme, we need to grow and strengthen our already high performing staff team who, by 2025, will be working with 1600 students.

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and committed Teacher of Religious Studies.

Religious Studies is a core subject at Biddenham as we believe it is important in a diverse multi-religious and multi-secular society to understand and respect one another and our differences. Every student has one lesson per week in KS3 and two lessons per week in KS4, leading to GCSE Religious Studies in Year 11.  We also offer A Level Religious Studies and the Head of Department is supported by an Assistant who leads on Key Stages 3 and 5.

If you were to be successful, you will be joining a school that is at the heart of the community it serves and has been making a transformative difference to the current and future lives of its students. You will join a wider dedicated team of teachers and staff at an exciting time of growth and expansion for the school. We are committed to providing access to technology for all by providing chromebooks to all of our students and staff and developing innovative blended learning approaches to teaching, which has proved invaluable throughout the Pandemic in support of our young people.

The successful candidate will be a great teacher and someone who has strong interpersonal skills and a passion for making a difference to young peoples’ lives.

As a school we offer:

This is an opportunity to join a school at an exciting point in its history and be a key player in its future.

Biddenham – ‘Opening Minds – Transforming Lives’.

Biddenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Children’s Barred List check, References and other checks.

Application via My New Term:

Closing date:  This vacancy will close when a suitable candidate has been appointed and without further notice.

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