Teacher of Religious Studies (Maternity Cover), Bury

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Bury Church Of England High SchoolBury

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Haslam Brow, 


BL9 0TS (Tel: 0161 797 6236)

11-16 Mixed Comprehensive School 


Teachers’ Main/Upper Pay Scale  

Fixed term: required from January 2019 

The Governors seek to appoint a well-qualified, innovative and committed temporary teacher of Religious Studies with effect from January 2019. This appointment will be a temporary, fixed term contract to cover the maternity leave of the substantive post holder.  Applications from NQT's are welcome.  

Bury Church of England High School is a heavily oversubscribed, historic, high achieving, Church of England school. We are situated on the edge of the West Pennine moors with easy access to both stunning countryside and the vibrant city life of Manchester.

You will be expected to motivate and excite pupils so that they can learn effectively and achieve high standards. You will be supported through our teaching school network, Ripley Teaching School Alliance, and by a staff committed to growing outstanding professionals. 

You must have a degree in Religious Studies or related discipline.

You will be expected to teach the full ability range across Key Stage 3 and 4 and have a good understanding of the application of ICT skills in teaching Religious Studies. 

We would welcome applications from both experienced teachers and those who were newly qualified in September 2018. 

You must actively promote the Christian ethos and contribute to building the caring Christian community of the school.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Application forms and further details are obtainable from The School Office, 

Tel: 0161 797 6236 or via the school website: www.burychurch.bury.sch.uk and returnable to Rev’d. C Watson, Head Teacher, Bury Church of England High School, Haslam Brow, Bury, BL9 0TS or via e-mail to : offman@burychurch.bury.sch.uk 

Closing Date for applications: by 12 noon on Tuesday 11th December 2018

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 8th January 2019

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More about Bury Church Of England High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Haslam Brow, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0TS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 797 6236
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