Teacher of Religious Studies/PHSE, Wiltshire

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Kingdown SchoolWiltshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39,405)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Teacher of Religious Studies/PHSE to join our friendly and successful team.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher to join our highly successful Humanities Department.  QTS status is essential. An ability to teach across the full age and ability range up to A Level is desirable.

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

The Religious Studies department is very successful with good GCSE and A level numbers, and, very good exam results. The department has dedicated classrooms each with a computer and digital projector, and an office space. We have developed our own detailed schemes of work across all key stages, and utilise a range of resources including textbooks, reference books and electronic materials.  

PSHE is taught as a discreet subject in year 7-10 and is fully resourced. The PSHE team is led by an Assistant Head and PSHE is well regarded within the school.

For the successful candidate we can offer:

  • enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
  • a caring and supportive community environment;
  • a commitment to health and wellbeing of staff;
  • a commitment to professional development;
  • the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.

Interviews: w/beg 24th June 2019

Please take time to read the attached information below and if you would like to apply, please click the apply button, and, send a letter of application addressed to the Headteacher via email to Miss Rebecca Krzyzosiak, PA to Headteacher at rak@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk . Tel: 01985 224264.

Kingdown School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.

DBS (Disclosure & Barring Services) check will be required for the successful candidate.  We are an equal opportunities employer.



More about Kingdown School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1985 215551
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Kingdown School is an 11 to 18 school set in the charming market town of Warminster, Wiltshire on the edge of Salisbury Plain lying between Bath and Salisbury.  Warminster is a bustling garrison town with a population of approximately 17,000. &n...