Teacher of Religious Education, Maidstone, Kent

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St Simon Stock Catholic SchoolMaidstone, Kent

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (£22,917-£33,824)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

St Simon Stock Catholic School is situated in the beautiful county of Kent with easy access to London, the Channel Coast and the Continent.    We are a high attaining 11-18 comprehensive school with a full range of established and successful courses at GCSE, AS and A2.  We have an excellent reputation for our high academic standards and expectations, along with supportive pastoral care. Numbers on roll 1110 with over 240 in the Sixth Form.  Our GCSE results have been in the top 5% of the country for progress and our ALPS grade is 2 for the past two years.  

We are rated ‘Outstanding’ based on our recent Section 48 Inspection.  We experience excellent behaviour with our students and we are in the top 10% in the country for Value Added. Our 2016 OFSTED was graded ‘Good’.  

RE is central to school life and we seek to appoint a well-qualified teacher who is able to teach all key stages in this subject. The position will require the ability to teach GCSE (Edexcel A, Catholic Christianity (with Judaism) up to A2 Level (OCR – Philosophy of Religion and Religious Ethics). The post would suit either an experienced or newly qualified teacher who is a practicing Catholic or a member of another Christian denomination who is fully supportive of the school’s Catholic identity. The successful candidate will join four other full time RE specialists in a very successful department that is highly valued by students and parents.

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More about St Simon Stock Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Oakwood Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0JP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1622 754 551
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St. Simon Stock Catholic School Founded in 1967 as a school of the Archdiocese of Southwark, the School recently celebrated 50 years of Catholic education serving Maidstone and the west of Kent. As a Catholic Comprehensive school of all abilities wit...