About the role: Stationers' Crown Woods Academy has a great opportunity to appoint an ambitious and driven Teacher of Religious Studies who will join us for the new academic year in September 2019. This is an exciting career opportunity for a candidate with outstanding teaching skills and a proven track record of success across this curriculum area. We are looking for a commitment to ensuring that all of our young people make excellent rates of progress regardless of starting points and background. We are driven by our core values of respect, inclusion, family, collaboration and perseverance and are looking to appoint a teacher who will live our academy’s shared vision and values in all aspects of their role. The academy is committed to providing teachers and leaders with excellent professional development opportunities, induction and training.
Five factors which are unique to this role;
- you’ll be part of a large, enthusiastic and expanding team of RE specialists
- we are committed to inclusive and wide ranging RE teaching
- we are an academy that values RE as a core aspect of the curriculum with all students working towards completing the full course GCSE
- there is scope to offer additional responsibilities that may be available for a candidate with relevant and appropriate experience
- you will have a range of academy and trust-wide professional development opportunities available which are bespoke to you and your interests
The responsibilities associated with this role are aligned to the National Teaching Standards.
Working at Stationers' Crown Woods Academy: Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy joined our Trust in 2014. The campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub. Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted be part of the Leigh Academy Trust who, with the Stationers’ Company and Ravensbourne, will enable the new Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to enhance our provision and develop a Digital Curriculum fit for the future.
Our objective is to be a flagship academy where every pupil not only achieves their full potential but also feels an integral part of the organisation. An Academy where no child feels lost and no child is left behind. An Academy where the bonds between parent, teacher and child are so secure that failure is not an option. The unique community that we have built ensures that young people achieve their ambition in a caring environment where they are the centre of all that we do.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st January 2019, our Trust is comprised of 23 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 11 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open in September 2020. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school.
As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.
We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.
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Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.