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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormTo

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Religious Studies  |  NQT’s are encouraged to apply 

MPS | Permanent | Full-time 

Required for September 2018   

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving community school with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change. Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for them. Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding. They have positive attitudes to learning in class and their conduct around the school is exemplary. 

Our school is at an exciting stage of development, having just opened phase one of our new buildings, housing a contemporary new Sixth Form facility, Student Café and number of well-equipped classrooms. Phase 2 will be opening in September 2018 to include a bespoke Drama studio and theatre.  The community provides a purposeful learning environment for both students and staff, stressing the importance of creativity, independence, celebration and empathy. Staff and students enjoy positive working relationships, making it a happy and inspiring place to work. 

This post offers an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Teacher within an innovative and successful faculty team. Religious Studies is one of our strongest performing subjects. In 2017 we achieved 82% A*-B at A Level and at GCSE 81% A*-C with 43% A*-A. Our students are hardworking and have a really positive attitude to learning. Our students thrive in a culture of achievement and success; we have high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life.    

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated professional who will benefit from a bespoke programme of professional development and mentoring, supporting you to continue refining and honing your pedagogical skills.  The ideal candidate will be able to teach KS3 and KS4 Religious Studies with some experience of either Philosophy or Ethics at Religious Studies A-Level. A successful NQT would be invited to join us from July 1st and would in return be paid for August.   

Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form are an excellent school and are very much at the heart of our local community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.   

CVs submitted without an application form will not be considered. Applications are submitted to recruitment@tolworthgirlsschool.co.uk  by midday on Monday 19th March 2018. 

Interviews will be scheduled for Friday 23rd March 2018. 

Tolworth Girls’ School reserve the right to close this advert as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed, so we advise you to send your application as soon as possible.  


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More about Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fullers Way North, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83973854
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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...