Teacher of Religious Studies & Philosophy, Cheltenham

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Cheltenham Ladies' CollegeCheltenham

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £43,200 depending on skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Relocation assistance available, where appropriate

A well-qualified, inspiring and dynamic graduate is required to teach Religious Studies and Philosophy. The department has a considerable presence with over 40 girls studying either A Level Religious Studies (Religion, Philosophy and Ethics) or IB Philosophy in the Sixth Form and over 100 girls currently studying GCSE Religious Studies. Results at all levels are strong with many girls gaining offers at leading universities. 

The successful applicant will need to be able to teach Religious Studies and Philosophy across the entire range up to and including A Level and Oxbridge. Experience of teaching IB Philosophy would be an advantage, although training is provided where required. 

They will join a team of six dedicated professionals in a well-resourced department. Full support with induction and continuing professional development is provided. There is a real emphasis on collaboration and regular meetings to share pedagogical ideas and teaching resources and a focus on developing the girls’ resilience and independence.

All teachers are expected to contribute to the rich co-curricular life of the College, but there are no residential duties.

As one of the world’s leading schools, and with a strong pioneering heritage, our aim is to embody excellence, independence and empowerment in the education of young women. You will join a friendly and supportive community of committed professionals who believe that girls are at the heart of all we do. We are ambitious for their futures, collectively and individually, and have been so for over 160 years.

Applications are welcome from recent graduates, newly qualified teachers and experienced teachers from either the independent or maintained sector. 

To find out more and apply, please visit our website http://www.cheltladiescollege.org/jobs/current-vacancies/

Closing date: Thursday, 22nd February 2018 (12.30pm)

Interview date: Wednesday, 28th February 2018

Please note that applications will be considered as they are received and College reserves the right to appoint at any time in the process.

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is committed to the safeguarding of children.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1242 520691
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