Teacher of RE, Blackburn

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Wilfrid's Church of England AcademyBlackburn

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an excellent practitioner to improve the attainment levels of our learners and instill a passion for Religious Education through high quality learning and teaching. The successful applicant will work within an enthusiastic, experienced successful team.

As an Academy we are forward thinking, yet hold tight to firm educational values which brings about examination success.  We have a 1:1 mobile device scheme where every pupil has their own iPad. This innovation alongside an Immersive classroom space and iMac suite ensures teaching staff have the opportunity to utilise technology to inspire, enthuse and capture learning.  A comprehensive CPD programme supports staff at all stages of their career. We run a very successful NQT programme, working in partnership with a local Teaching School, and frequently run National College programmes to support staff who aspire to Middle and Senior Leadership positions.

The successful applicant will: 

• be a committed, highly-competent, reflective and resilient individual

• have a sense of humour and good inter-personal skills

• have excellent communication skills 

• strive to be an outstanding practitioner in the classroom 

St Wilfrid’s is a popular and oversubscribed 11-18 Church of England Mark 2 Academy, committed to providing an excellent education, both academic and social, within a Christian context.   

We are:

• an Academy where results exceed the national average

• highly resourced with purpose-built facilities 

• a caring community where standards are high and students thrive

• an Academy driven by strong values with a Christian ethos which permeates all levels  

Contact information  For further information and informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit, please contact the Academy. 

Closing date: 12.00pm on Friday 25th January 2019

Full details are available on the Academy website, or by email from cholt@saintwilfrids.com.  Alternatively, please contact the Academy office on 01254 604000 who can provide an application pack. 

Potential applicants should note that a full DBS check will be carried out before an appointment can be confirmed. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake training in the Academy’s Child Protection and safeguarding procedures on appointment.

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More about St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Duckworth Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 2JR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 604 000
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