Teacher of Religious Education, Stevenage

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The John Henry Newman Catholic SchoolStevenage

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Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,917 to £38,633 (MPS1 to UPS3)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

‘Overall students learn outstandingly well, as both examination results and class work demonstrate. Relationships between staff and students are extremely positive, and this helps students flourish in religious education and achieve highly.' Section 48 report

The John Henry Newman Catholic School sees the quality of interpersonal relationships as the most significant factor in the provision of an outstanding education.   The School strives to create the most conducive learning environment which results in our students fulfilling their potential and going out to change the world.   

In 2016/17 the students achieved: 

92% GCSE English at grade 9-4; 36% at grade 9-7 

85% GCSE Maths at grade 9-4; 31% at grade 9-7 

59% A Level at A*, A and B  

95% Distinction* - Merit at BTEC 

The raising of £50,000 for various charities.  

Our successful school is expanding and an opportunity has arisen for a Teacher of RE to join our very strong Religious Education department to start in September 2018 or January 2019. You will be creative, dedicated and able to teach across all key stages. Energy, enthusiasm and the desire to inspire a love of RE will shine through. You will be contributing to the work of a cohesive, innovative and professional team of specialists, as part of which you will be supported in working towards maintaining high standards of attainment and building the Catholic ethos within the department and across the school.  

In addition, the post-holder will have every opportunity to progress due to the school’s highly developed and personalised approach to training and professional development. 

This role is suitable for both experienced teachers and NQTs. We have a very supportive NQT + 1 programme. The school will also support the completion of the CCRS where necessary.  

Information giving more details about our school, the post and our Religious Education Department are provided in the information pack attached.  

If you would like to apply for this post, please complete the attached  TES application form along with a covering letter and send your application to Dawn Moran at recruitment@jhn.herts.sch.uk  

Our School Prospectus can be accessed through our website: www.jhn.herts.sch.uk 

Closing date for applications is Friday 22nd June 2018.

If you have any queries about this post, please do not hesitate to contact Dawn Moran on 01438 314643.  

The John Henry Newman 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 must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the DBS and a ‘prohibition from teaching’ check.  The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Hitchin Road, Stevenage Hertfordshire.  SG1 4AE



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Hitchin Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1438 314643
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The John Henry Newman Catholic School is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school with sixth form situated in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. It gained academy status in March 2012 and is supported by The Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust...