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Teacher of Religious Education

Barking Abbey SchoolBarking and Dagenham

Teacher of Religious Education KS3-KS5

Full Time

Commencing: September 2023

Salary Scale: ECT/MPS/UPS

Open to NQT’s and Experienced Teachers

Do you want to join a highly successful, popular, well-resourced and well led department?

Are you prepared to work hard with exceptional young people and staff committed to going the extra mile?

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, well qualified, highly effective and inspirational Teacher of Religious Education who has the commitment to academic excellence and in helping every child succeed across the ability range and in all Key Stages. The teacher should be willing to teach Key Stage 3 and GCSE RS, and OCR A Level.

The Barking Abbey RE Department is an exceptionally successful department with a small, close-knit team of excellent teachers who work together in a supportive and collaborative manner. Our teachers are passionate and have motivated students and driven RS forward to be a popular option at both Key Stage Four and Key Stage Five (with over 70 students studying RS at A level) achieving excellent results well above national average (87% 9-4 at GCSE 2022.) The students at Barking Abbey have high aspirations and a willingness to learn.

We are seeking to find an innovative and motivational teacher of RE who is an exceptional practitioner who wants to make a real difference to the lives of our pupils through their teaching. We are seeking find a teacher who is able to plan and teach interesting and inspirational lessons with excellent subject knowledge. You will be welcomed into a hardworking, collaborative department and given many opportunities for professional development as the department takes part in frequent CPD in the school, borough-wide and nationally.

Barking Abbey is a heavily over-subscribed split site secondary school in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. It has a well-deserved reputation for its friendly and supportive atmosphere and its excellent academic achievements. The school achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.31 in 2019, placing it in the top 20% of schools in the country.

Barking Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process, including Disclosure check, will be undertaken on all successful applicants

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