Teacher of Philosophy & Religious Studies (PRS)
Contract: Part time, temporary
Start date: September 2018
We seek to appoint an outstanding teacher of PRS who is dynamic, enthusiastic and creative. The successful applicant will be passionate about inspiring our students and be a team player who works collaboratively with colleagues.
Our outstanding department is very well resourced and offers a full course GCSE to all students starting in year 9. At KS5 we offer A-Level Philosophy and Ethics. The RE Council recently awarded us Gold for the RE Quality Mark.
This post provides exciting opportunities for either an experienced teacher or an NQT. We offer a full support and induction programme for all new staff and a commitment to continued professional development.
The successful applicant will be
- Qualified to deliver PRS across Key Stages 3 – 5 to the highest standard
- An excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines
- A reflective practitioner who is willing to take an active role in the wider life of the school
- A strong team player
- Passionate about the success of students, the department and the school
Tring School is an exciting place to work, learn and be part of a successful community. Our staff overwhelmingly enjoy working in such a great school with wonderful students. Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection November 2017 stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features.’ ‘Pupils’ progress in English is significantly better than the national average.
All staff receive high quality CPD opportunities and there is a comprehensive induction programme for NQTs.
To apply, please complete a teacher application form along with a cover letter and send to C Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be advised that we will be interviewing ASAP, as and when we receive successful applications. We therefore urge you to send through your applications as soon as you can, thank you.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and two professional references.