Teacher of Religious Studies, Crowborough, East Sussex

Closing date:Expiring today

Beacon AcademyCrowborough, East Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Applications are sought from a dedicated and hardworking teacher to join our Humanities department within our successful, thriving and supportive 11-18 Academy. This role offers the opportunity to develop Religious Studies as we expand our KS3 provision. 

We work meticulously to secure a culture of unapologetically high expectations that are underpinned by our collective, uncompromising belief and ambition for our students, and for the experienced, loyal, highly skilled and highly effective team of staff that teach them, allowing teachers to teach and students to learn in a school where leadership, management, behaviour and welfare are all judged as outstanding. The Academy and the Department of Humanities are committed to the development of both its staff and students.

In 2017, we achieved our best ever A-Level and GCSE results which now place Beacon Academy as the top performing school in Sussex and in the top 3% of schools nationally. Furthermore, in June 2017 we were one of only sixty-five schools nationwide to be awarded National Teaching School and National Support School designations, taking a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession. We work alongside our alliance partner schools to provide high-quality school-led teacher training and professional development for teachers at all stages of their career. Our Headteacher, Ms Robinson, is also a designated National Leader of Education and a Consultant Headteacher for East Sussex County Council.

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1,300 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough, on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

If you would like more information on this role, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact the Human Resources Department on 01892 603078 or email vacancies@beacon-academy.org in the first instance.

To apply, please visit http://www.beacon-academy.org/web/join-us/job-opportunities.php 

Closing date: 10am on Tuesday, 22nd May 2018

NB: we advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and suitable references. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beeches Site, North Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 603000
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