Religious Studies Teacher - Maternity Cover - Burton Borough School

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Audley Avenue, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7DS
14 Jun 2022
07 Jul 2022
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Burton Borough School

Religious Studies Teacher – ECT’s/MPS/UPS

Maternity Cover

1.0 FTE Required from January 23 or September 22 if available

Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Community School of 1170 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport.  We were awarded the Gold Mental Health Award from the Carnegie School of Mental Health in April 2019 and are the first school in England to be recognised by Public Health England for the work we do in this area.  Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school. 

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who

  • Is passionate about Religious Studies with the ability to inspire students
  • Teaches engaging and challenging lessons that promote students’ abilities to learn independently and to respond effectively to feedback
  • Believes that Religious Studies plays an important role in the development of students’ skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Is able to contribute to the Religious Studies team and take an active part in curriculum planning and preparation.
  • Recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom in enhancing the understanding and experience of the world in which we live.
  • Is willing to contribute to extra-curricular activities in Religious Studies
  • Is keen to work in a school which is held in high esteem by its parents and who want further to extend this reputation for excellence.
  • Is prepared to accept and endorse the aims and policies of the school as outlined in the accompanying documentation.

We offer: 

  • A professional learning culture that is highly focused on developing your teaching craft 
  • A well-equipped, modern learning environment that includes a new £8 million teaching block 
  • A strong community ethos built through a small School System, with each School retaining a strong sense of identity 
  • A ‘stage not age’ attitude to career development opportunities 
  • A school that provides rich opportunities for extra-curricular activities including the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, team sports, dramatic performances and an internationally acclaimed School Band

For further information, please visit our website at, or telephone 01952 386500 or email the Principal's PA at

Please click on the links below for an application form and candidate booklet.  Completed application forms to be returned to .

closing date: Thursday 7th July 2022 at 4pm

Interview date to be confirmed.  Candidates will only be contacted if they are shortlisted for interview.

For daily updates and to see what we do, follow us on Twitter or Instagram @BurtonBorough

Supporting documents
Candidate Booklet.pdf
A2 Application Form.doc

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