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Teacher of Philosophy, Ethics and Religion, fixed term (The Kingsley School)

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and innovative Teacher of Philosophy, Ethics and Religion (PER) to join a vibrant and ambitious school. The role on offer is for 0.75 of a full timetable across 5 days, as maternity cover from February or April 2024.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and people skills, a positive mindset, and a forward-thinking approach to the teaching of Philosophy, Ethics and Religion (PER). They will be able to teach PER to a very high standard, inspiring a genuine interest in the subject, and contributing with enthusiasm to the busy co-curricular life of the department and school.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative practitioner to develop their skills and experience in a highly successful department. It is a particularly exciting time to be joining the school as we develop our position within the Warwick Schools Foundation.

The department enjoys excellent links to the schools within the Warwick Schools Foundation and is well resourced. Pupils at the school are thoroughly engaged in PER with a high percentage taking the subject at GCSE and A Level.

The role will entail teaching the AQA religious Studies B specification at GCSE (Christianity and Sikhism) and the OCR specification at A Level.

The role is part-time and temporary to cover maternity leave in the department.  There is potential for this role to entail pastoral leadership for the right candidate.

For further information, please refer to the Applicant Information Pack.  Early applications are encouraged as the deadline for the submission of applications is 12 noon on Friday 12th January 2024.  We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive sufficient levels of interest.

The Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.