Teacher of Religious Studies with second subject, Slough

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Long Close SchoolSlough

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and talented Teacher of Religious Studies from September 2019 to develop this popular subject area which has an excellent record of success. The ability to offer another subject such as English / History or PSHE is essential.  

This post would suit an experienced practitioner looking to broaden their experience or a newly qualified teacher, who is committed to raising standards at all levels; delivering outstanding and inspirational lessons and enthusing pupils through their passion for the subject. The successful candidate will demonstrate a sound subject knowledge, will be able to teach Religious Studies to pupils of all abilities across Key Stages 3 to 4, bring enthusiasm, meticulous standards and a commitment to achieving the highest levels of academic success.  

Candidates should be looking at this post as an excellent opportunity to develop their teaching career in a small but ambitious independent school where creativity, innovation and the ability to work effectively in a team is valued.

All staff within Senior School are actively involved in the pastoral life of school. The role will also offer the opportunity for further contribution to the varied and vibrant array of extra-curricular clubs and enrichment.  

The successful candidate will:

• Be well qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated 

• Be an excellent classroom practitioner who can ensure good progress for all

• Have excellent organisational skills

• Be passionate about your subject and inspire pupils to succeed 

• Enjoy working as part of a team.

We offer: 

• Supportive colleagues and community

• A community where co-curricular activities flourish and teachers are encouraged to introduce new and innovative ideas

• Enthusiastic and motivated pupils that are taught in small class sizes

• Excellent professional development opportunities within the school and wider Cognita group 

• Competitive salary and contribution to the Teacher’s Pension Scheme

• Fee remission for children educated at Long Close School 

• Complimentary meals in the Dining Hall during term time.

Please return your completed application form along with your CV and covering letter to: 

Mrs C Andrews

Long Close School

Upton Court Road




Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.


More about Long Close School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Address: Upton Court Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 7LU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1753 520095
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Long Close School is a co-educational, independent school for children aged 2-16, situated in Slough, Berkshire.

The school was founded in 1940 and after a series of developments over the decades was bought by Cognita, the largest independent schools...