Teacher of Relgious Studies, West Sussex

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Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary SchoolWest Sussex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: We would welcome applications from Main Scale and Upper Scale Teachers
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Role:  Teacher of Religious Studies 

Contract Type: 1 FTE permanent 

Starting salary: We would welcome applications from Main Scale and Upper Scale Teachers

Job starts: September 2019

Applications close:  28.06.2019

Interviews:  TBC

At Holy Trinity our mission is to be a centre of excellence for learning inspired by Christian values where young people fulfil their potential

We are seeking to appoint a teacher of Religious Studies who will inspire and enthuse our students. As a Church of England school, Religious Studies is one of our core subjects which all students study up to GCSE level.

For September 2019 we require a candidate who:

• Is an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher

• Has potential to teach successfully across all three Key Stages

• Will help to promote Christian values in the school

• Is able and willing to teach humanities at Key Stage 3.

• Has a good understanding of current developments in the teaching of Religious Studies

• Is willing to get involved in the wider life of the school

In addition to teaching your primary and potentially secondary subjects across ages 11 to 18 there is an expectation that you may teach other subjects as directed in order to facilitate the delivery of the curriculum. Relevant support will be offered.

Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged via HR.

We offer: 

• salary progression in line with our policy on pay and professional development

• engagement of all teaching staff in the TEEP programme to enhance our teaching and learning

• comprehensive induction programme

• coaching trios to share good practice

• a mentoring programme for NQTs

• an extensive programme of CPL

We support, empower and challenge staff to make a real difference in helping our young people achieve their potential. We have many examples of staff who have fast-tracked their career. The school is an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East or West Sussex and from Surrey and many staff operate car share schemes.

Application forms and details about the post are attached/ on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk/Vacancies/.  All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter / statement should be sent to HR (hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk) by the closing date or earlier.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received and call those shortlisted for immediate interview.  An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Buckswood Drive, Gossops Green, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8JE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1293 423690
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Welcome to the Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School. We are a Voluntary Aided Church school with a rich history and a reputation for excellence.  

The school was opened in 1969 by the Queen and is believed to be the first purpose buil...