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Second in Charge (2 I/C) of Religious Education - Full-time

St Gregory's Catholic School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-5435-58T
  • Posted:13/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR 2.1 (£3,187 per annum)
  • Start Date: 1 September, 2022
  • App Close Date:22/05/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews: Week of 23rd of May, 2022


We wish to appoint for September 2022 an innovative, enthusiastic and well- qualified teacher of Religious Education to join us at St Gregory’s to take on additional responsibility within the department as 2 i/c. The post would suit either an experienced or newly qualified teacher who is a practicing Catholic or a member of another Christian denomination who is fully supportive of the school’s Catholic identity.

The Role: This position will be to support the Subject Leader in the day to day running of the department. The specific responsibilities of this role will be shaped by the individual strengths. RE is central to school life and we seek to appoint a well-qualified teacher who is able to teach all key stages in this subject. The position will require the ability to teach GCSE (Edexcel A, Catholic Christianity with Judaism) with the potential to teach A Level (OCR – Philosophy of Religion, Religious Ethics and Development of Christian Thought). The successful candidate will join four other full time RE specialists in a very successful department that is highly valued by students and parents.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be able to inspire and motivate students to achieve their full potential, and instil a love of learning RE, both through

          practical and theory work.

  • Be part of a team and will contribute to the ongoing development of this successful RE department.
  • Be comfortable promoting Catholic values and ethos, but does not necessarily have to be Catholic.

Benefits of working at St Gregory’s:

  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students
  • A research-informed approach to curriculum design and assessment
  • Fully planned and resourced schemes of work for KS3 and 4
  • Opportunity to teach KS5 for the right candidate
  • Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff each week

St Gregory’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Our Offer: We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for being a very caring environment and we have a great record for investing in staff training and development.

Application Process

Please contact the school at HR@sgschool.org.uk to obtain an application form or download it from our website here.

Application Deadline: 22nd of May, 2022                              

Interviews: Week of 23rd of May, 2022  

If you wish to visit the school before applying or require any support with your application, please contact HR@sgschool.org.uk

Safer Recruitment

St Gregory’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Information about the school

St Gregory’s is a mixed Catholic Secondary School, ages 11-18 with approximately 1370 students on roll. St. Gregory’s is an Outstanding School (Ofsted 2013) which aims to provide a caring and supportive environment in which each individual can flourish.

We firmly believe that there is no ceiling on achievement and that in each student there is the potential to succeed. St. Gregory’s is a place where young people are able to learn and enjoy school, developing their talents to the full. Aspirational targets are embraced by the whole school to ensure attainment and progress is consistently outstanding.

The school is in a rural setting on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells and within easy distance of a main line station. London and the South Coast are easily accessible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nusrat Wahid - HR Hub
  • Address:Reynolds Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9XL
  • Telephone: 01622 754551 Ext:196
  • Email: hr@sgschool.org.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).