Teacher of RE, Coventry

Closing date:

Finham Park SchoolCoventry

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade NQT / TMS / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Title: Teacher of RE

School: Finham Park School

Salary: TMS1- UPS 3 (£24,373-£40,490)

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Start Date: January 2020

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you relish the chance to support colleagues to make rapid sustained school improvement? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

What we offer:

• RE is a popular and well regarded subject at Finham Park school. The department is extremely strong and achieves exceptional exam results above the national average. We follow the EDUQAS exam syllabus for GCSE RS and all students take an examination in RS at the end of Year 11. At KS5 we follow the OCR exam specification and this is a popular post 16 option. At KS3 the department delivers a thematic approach to the study of religion, based on the Coventry Agreed Syllabus. The department prides itself on delivering challenging and thought provoking lessons using a variety of learning techniques. We are fortunate to have a strong team of subject specialists and the department is well resourced. The department also offers a number of extra-curricular activities including a Philosophy Club, Amnesty International and trips to local places of worship as well as trips abroad.

• The department are seeking to appoint an innovative and highly motivated teacher to join an enthusiastic team where teachers are committed to delivering a high quality, lively and interesting curriculum to inspire all our students.  The successful candidate will be required to teach RE at Key Stage 3 and 4 and there may be an opportunity to teach A Level.

• Finham Park is a popular, successful and exciting secondary comprehensive school of over 1,500 students and is consistently oversubscribed. The school was rated as 'Outstanding' for the second time in 2015. Standards are consistently above national averages with us being a high performing school that received 'World Class' status for the second time in 2018.

• We provide a wealth of CPD opportunities for staff across a range of stages in their careers. The CPD responds to the needs of the school, the staff and the Multi Academy Trust through our Teaching School, The Lion Alliance. 

• We have a commitment to improving staff well-being through a school well-being charter and a commitment to improving work-life balance. 

• The school offers a number of onsite benefits including free parking, a high quality staffroom, on site café and access to a gym.

Find out more about life at the school from social media:

Twitter: @FinhamPark

Facebook: www.facebook/FinhamPark1

What you offer:

• Someone who is committed and motivated professional with an ambitious vision for the subject. 

• An experienced teacher who wants to work in a leading Academy focused on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential. 

• A team player.

How to Apply:

Click the apply button to complete an on line application form. 

Closing and interview dates:

Completed application forms should be returned to apply@finhampark.co.uk  by Monday 18th November 2019 at 9am with interviews will be held on Monday 25th November 2019.

Finham Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be request to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. 



More about Finham Park School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6EA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 764 18135
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