Teacher of Religious Studies & School Chaplain, Devon

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West Buckland SchoolDevon

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Start date: Required for August 208
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to teach Religious Studies throughout the school (up to 60% teaching load) and also lead the formal and informal expression of Christian worship at the school and to support the spiritual and pastoral life of the school and wider community.

The purpose of the Chaplain is to provide spiritual direction and to lead the School’s stewardship programme however we would develop the role of Chaplain to suit your experience and see our Christian walk more akin to that of the Samaritan, not the Pharisee; as set out by Reverend Brereton our founder. 

It would suit someone looking to engage in the wider curriculum and life of a boarding School.

The application should include a completed application form, letter of application, and returned to recruitment@westbuckland.com

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from www.westbuckland.com (under employment) or call 01598 760281 for a pack.

Closing date: 22 March 2018 • Interview date: 26/28 March 2018

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity.

Reg Charity No. 1167545

West Buckland School, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 0SX

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More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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West Buckland School was founded in 1858 nine miles from the town of Barnstaple. It stands in nearly 100 acres of grounds, surrounded by farmland, near the western edge of Exmoor.  Its rural location is outstandingly beautiful.  A number of...