The RP department at Chiswick is small but lively. We take an academically focused and challenging approach to the subject which prepares students to study GCSE Religious Studies and A Level Philosophy while also giving them the opportunity to explore life's big questions in a calm, friendly and respectful environment. We offer various extra-curricular activities including the Secret Philosophy Society and a mindfulness group.
We are looking for a Teacher of Religion & Philosophy to join us in September 2020 to teach Religion and Philosophy at KS3, deliver AQA GCSE RS and teach A Level Philosophy (AQA).
Chiswick School is an 11 - 19 mixed stand alone Academy of approx. 1200 pupils including a large, successful 6th Form. The school is situated in a pleasant and accessible suburb of West London with easy train and tube access into Inner London/or out of London.
Our school is now full of well-behaved students who are eager to learn. Teachers are free to teach without disruption and enjoy positive relationships with the students . We have a knowledge rich curriculum and focus on using cognitive science to support students learning. An extensive teacher development programme supports teachers' practice and pedagogy whatever stage of their career. The school had a full OFSTED inspection in February 2020 and our report will be published shortly.
Benefits go beyond pay with a possibility of accommodation on site, staff sports and gym facilities freely available, a thriving community spirit and social scene, childcare vouchers and free parking, and all in the context of a stand alone academy in the beautiful west London suburb of Grove Park, next to Chiswick House Park and the River Thames.
We welcome visits from potential candidates and to arrange this or to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Director of HR, Andrea Ramsay on 0208 747 6659. Please apply via the TES application process.
This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Chiswick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check that is satisfactory to us is a condition of employment.
Interviews will be held throughout the application process so if you are interested please apply asap.