Teacher of Religious Studies, Banstead

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The Beacon SchoolBanstead

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR (fringe)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Teacher of Religious Studies to deliver high-quality lessons at all key stages. You will have a confident understanding of the curriculum and the ability to create new and exciting resources that challenge and inspire our students.


The department has a strong reputation and is a top performer at the school, consistently achieving the highest proportion of A/A*s at GCSE. It has recruited over 50 students for the new cohort of KS4 students – its highest intake to date. It is very well resourced within the humanities base and has highly developed programmes of learning.  


The Beacon School is currently rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. We have academic express streams, a strong house system and enrichment activities. We offer extensive professional development opportunities and the school is an exciting, innovative place to work.


We proudly serve our local community and are currently oversubscribed with student applicants. We are conveniently located within easy reach of Sutton and south London, with excellent road networks. Further benefits include a two week October half term.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paul Cuthbert, Deputy Headteacher.


For more information and an application pack, please visit www.thebeaconschool.co.uk or email: hr@thebeaconschool.co.uk


Interviews will be held on Friday 25th May – or earlier for the right candidate(s).


We reserve the right to call candidates to interview prior to application deadline, or withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


It is our policy to obtain references for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview. If you have concerns regarding this, please notify us.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Picquets Way, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 1AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 359103
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BACKGROUND. The Beacon School was formed from the re-organisation of the two existing schools in Banstead in 1989 and is an 11-18 Mixed Comprehensive with 1391 students currently on roll. The school is situated ...