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Teacher of Religion, Philosophy & Ethics with Humanities

Chulmleigh Community CollegeDevon

We are excited to be recruiting for this additional post, driven by increased pupil numbers.  Chulmleigh College is a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct. It is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching and high standards. For the last six years, our GCSE results are consistently amongst the best in the South West.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, talented and inspiring classroom practitioner to teach Religion, Philosophy and Ethics across all ability groups in KS3 and KS4. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to inspire and motivate our ambitious and hardworking pupils. Ability and experience in teaching Sociology at GCSE level is desirable. There will also be a requirement for the postholder to teach a limited amount of key stage 3 Geography and History.

The subject of Religion, Philosophy and Ethics is highly valued at Chulmleigh College.  All pupils study the subject to full course GCSE in key stage four and it is delivered as a discrete subject in key stage three.  The Head of Humanities plays a leading role in the county subject network for Religious Education and the department is well resourced.  GCSE outcomes in Religious Studies have been historically strong.  The department also leads on two annual church services held to observe Harvest Festival and Christmas.  Therefore the department not only contributes to the curriculum but the wider ethos of the college.

This is a full time, permanent post, available from September 2021, is suitable for an experienced teacher or a highly motivated newly qualified teacher wishing to join a team of specialists who ensure a high standard of teaching, learning and achievement. Please refer to the ‘letter to applicants’ available on our website for further information.

We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment and you will be able to immerse yourself in your subject fully.  We support the career progression of all our staff and encourage and support effective CPD.  Your development and future career are very important to us.

Pupils make exceptional progress at the school. Please see information available on the Schools Compare website. The successful candidate will join our exceptional Humanities team to further enhance the excellent opportunities available to all our pupils.

If you are an experienced or newly qualified teacher with the passion and commitment to engage our pupils’ enjoyment of learning, we would be delighted to receive your application

Why work with us?

- On site gym & sports hall

- On site canteen and other food facilities

- Shared working space for our Humanities Department

- Cycle to work scheme

- Childcare vouchers

- Easy commute to the thriving and dynamic cities of Barnstaple & Exeter

- Easy commute to the coast

If you are an experienced or newly qualified teacher with the passion and commitment to engage our pupils’ enjoyment of learning, we would be delighted to receive your application.

About the College

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Application Process

Please click 'Apply Now' and once fully completed, please submit your application. Alternatively we have attached our own application if you prefer please complete and return direct to the College as detailed on the application form.

Interviews are scheduled for Friday, 12th March 2021.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

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