Teacher of RE, Durham, County

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Consett AcademyDurham, County

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Start date: 01/01/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Executive Principal:      Mr K Reynolds MA  

Director of School & Curriculum:   Mrs R Somerville BA

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley.

Consett Academy is a rapidly expanding ‘Good’ school.  The agenda is challenging, but for the right individual this presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a real difference and a lasting contribution to our journey in becoming an outstanding provider of education.  We are committed to lifelong learning and can provide a bespoke CPD package to support your professional development, whether you are starting out in your career, have the potential to expand into KS5 or simply looking for a greater teaching experience.

Teacher of RE Salary: MPS/UPS

Consett Academy is currently looking to appoint an enthusiastic RE practitioner to join our well established Culture and Languages Department from January 2020.  Interested applicants should have the ability or potential to teach A level.    

This is an opportunity for the right individual to join a thriving and forward thinking Culture and Languages Directorate and make a real difference and lasting contribution to the success of our Academy.

We are looking for a colleague who is:

• Good or Outstanding 

• Able to raise students’ aspirations and attainment

• Able to plan lessons and ensure the use of assessment is effective in securing student progress

• Able to contribute to extra-curricular activities


• Has high expectations of their students

• Consistently models excellent practice and has students' achievement and progress at the forefront of their teaching.

• Wants an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school that makes a difference to our young people’s lives.

We can offer:

• A bespoke CPD package for all staff

• The chance to work in state of the art facilities

• An IPad/ICT device for all teaching staff

• Additional staff benefits i.e. tax free childcare voucher scheme, discounted membership rates at local leisure facilities.

To download an application pack, including job description, person specification and application form, please visit our website: www.consett-academy.org.uk/vacancies Want to arrange a visit or informal chat before deciding whether to apply?  Just email Human Resources at HR@ncdat.org.uk and this can be arranged.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.  Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. 

Completed applications should be emailed to: HR@ncdat.org.uk by 9am Friday 18th October 2019 or alternatively apply online via TES portal. 

Please note:   we anticipate interviews for this post taking place Thursday 24th October. 

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

New College Durham Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and will undertake the appropriate employment checks to meet this commitment.

More about Consett Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ashdale Road, Consett, County Durham, DH8 6LZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1207 507001
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