Teacher of Philosophy and Belief, Bath and North East Somerset

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Writhlington SchoolBath and North East Somerset

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

‘A school where leaders and teachers have created a positive learning environment which makes a strong contribution to pupils’ confidence and enjoyment of school’ – ‘Pupils’ personal development is enhanced by the extensive programme of extra-curricular opportunities available to them’ - Ofsted

Teacher of Philosophy and Belief

Required for September 2019 

MPS/UPS

Are you an inspirational, dedicated teacher who is committed to raising expectations and attainment? Do you consistently deliver well planned lessons, track individual pupil progress and provide structured feedback?

You will teach across all Key Stages, be focused on raising student attainment, plan and develop the curriculum at both GCSE and A Level to help meet the demands of the new specifications and maintain the existing positive team culture.

We are a growing department with increasing numbers of students choosing to study Religious Studies, many of whom progress to Philosophy and Religion courses in the Sixth Form. Our exam results for 2018 were excellent with 89% gaining 4-9 at GCSE and 100% gaining A-C’s. 

Writhlington School and Mendip Studio School are part of the Midsomer Norton Schools’ Partnership and are both located on a large modern campus that benefits from exceptional media facilities, a 400-seat theatre and a Community Sports Centre. The school is committed to supporting staff in their professional development and working collaboratively to drive towards the goal of consistently refining pedagogy and practice with a pupil centred mindset.

The teaching, leadership and pastoral support across the schools means that our students get the benefit of shared facilities and curriculum opportunities. Mendip Studio School has recently received a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted. The inspection outcome is a testament to the hard work, talent and commitment of all staff across the campus.

New staff ideas are encouraged and there are a range of opportunities to lead and to contribute to its wide range of extracurricular activities: a large Combined Cadet Force, and international links with China, Tanzania & Rwanda that support the 14-19 curriculum. 

If you would like to work in a collaborative, forward-thinking and supportive school environment, apply by 2pm, Tuesday 21 May 2019.

Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May 2019.

Download a full job description and application form at: http://www.writhlington.org.uk/contact/job-vacancies/  

Tel:  01761 433581 

Writhlington School, Knobsbury Lane, Radstock, Bath BA3 3NQ

Midsomer Norton Schools’ Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS with a check against the Barred list is required for the successful candidate.  





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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Knobsbury Lane, Writhlington, Radstock, Bath, Somerset, BA3 3NQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1761 433581
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