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Teacher of Theology, Ethics and Philosophy

Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex

Commence September 2021

Term-time only (34 weeks per year)

Permanent | Part-time (50% timetable/Three days per week)

This independent day and boarding school in Essex has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and passionate Teacher of Theology, Ethics and Philosophy (Religious Studies). The role will require the person to teach across the ages ranges covering GCSE, A Level and IB.

The department consists of three teachers, with close working with our resident Chaplain. There is a collegiate culture, with the informal sharing of ideas and best practice a key feature. It is essential that the successful person is committed to delivering exceptional learning to our students, has excellent subject knowledge, specifically a specialism in Philosophy, and is willing to fully contribute to the co-curricular activities at the School, including boarding, tutoring, sports and activity programmes. 

This position is a permanent role working part-time (50% timetable/three days per week) from September 2021. Applications are welcome from NQTs and more experienced teachers. Felsted School has its own salary scale which compares favourably against other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector. 

Further information can be found on our website felsted.org/academic/academic-overview and within the ‘Role Information Pack’.

Benefits include free parking; contributory pension scheme; subsidised membership to the School’s healthcare scheme with BUPA; free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks and breaktime refreshments; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect, an online platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website felsted.org/employment-opps/rewards.

Felsted School has its own salary scale which compares favourably against other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 16 April 2021 at 12:00 noon. Interviews will be held week commencing 19 April 2021.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.felsted.org/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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