Teacher of Ethics/RE - KS4 - KS5

Aylesford School and Sixth Form College Tapping Way Warwick CV34 6XR
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01 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2021
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 The Role

Required from September 2021 (or after May half term 2021 depending on the availability of the candidate).

We are looking to recruit a teacher who can enthuse and motivate students to enjoy Religious Education, working alongside our current three experienced and dedicated Ethics teachers. This post would suit either an experienced teacher or someone new to the profession as we are keen to appoint the right person who will add to the success of this well-established department.

Key Requirements

Relevant Degree level qualification.
Qualified Teacher Status or NQT.

Teaching Experience
Teaching experience within the secondary phase with evidence of positive impact on student achievement or NQT.
Ability to teach Ethics/RE up to KS4.

Professional Development
Evidence of continuing professional development or commitment to training.

Teaching and Learning
An understanding of the requirements of the Changing Curriculum, and current framework in relation to the student’s learning and development needs.
Understanding of a range of successful teaching and learning strategies.
Ability to use the School’s assessment procedures and set appropriate targets.
Ability to assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and be able to report progress to Headteacher and Parents at appropriate intervals.
Understanding of the characteristics of an effective learning environment and the key elements of successful behaviour management.

Skills, Qualities and Abilities

High quality teaching skills.
High expectations of students’ learning and attainment.
Strong commitment to school improvement and raising achievement for all students.
Ability to build and maintain good relationships.
Ability to remain positive and enthusiastic.
when working under pressure.
Ability to organise work, prioritise tasks, make decisions and manage time effectively.
Empathy for young people.
Ability to negotiate effectively.
Capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Additional Information & How to apply

Please email completed application forms FAO Samantha Hughes, HR Officer & Headteacher’s PA at hughes.s@aylesfordschool.org.uk or post to:- Mrs S Hughes, Aylesford School & Sixth Form College, Tapping Way, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 6XR.

Please telephone 01926 747100 or email hughes.s@aylesfordschool.org.uk with any queries or to arrange a visit to the School.

Please note we do not accept CVs - candidates should download and complete the application form available.

Closing date: 25 April 2021

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to two positive references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.


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