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Teacher of Religious Studies - Full-time

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-246T
  • Posted:26/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS to UPS depending on experience
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:12/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 12 June 2023


Teacher of Religious Studies

Permanent, Full time (part time considered)

Starting September 2023

Salary: MPS - UPS depending on experience                                                                                       

We are seeking a Teacher of Religious Studies. This position offers an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to start or further their career. There is the opportunity to teach from Year 7 to Sixth Form.

Join a successful team of specialist teachers

You will be joining a successful team where every teacher is a subject specialist. Humanities are studied by all students throughout the school including in the Sixth Form as part of the IB Diploma. Students in Years 7–11 and in our co-ed Sixth Form become increasingly independent learners as they progress through the School and achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma. Experience of teaching the IB is not essential. Training is offered as required.    

A community where everyone is valued and supported to success

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students and consistently work to remove any barriers to progress and believe in fulfilling the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) outlined in The Equality Act 2010.

We are committed to staff wellbeing and offer:


  • 5 Additional INSET days a year
  • No afterschool meetings
  • Staff laptop and dedicated staff work areas
  • Free use of our Fitness suite
  • Staff wellbeing package including winter flu jabs
  • Ample parking and electric car charging
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Active staff community and socials

Your personal development, our priority

There is individualised professional development to support your career stage be it ECT, middle or senior leadership. We are an International Baccalaureate World School – IB experience is beneficial but not essential as training is provided.  

How to apply

Please send completed application form to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk  CVs will not be accepted.   

Closing date for applications: 12:00 Monday 12 June 2023  

Interviews: Week commencing 12 June 2023


Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Information about the school

Tonbridge Grammar School is a high performing state grammar school in Kent. Educating girls aged 11 to 16 years and with a co-ed sixth form, TGS regularly features in listings of the top ranked schools in the South East and the UK. In our most recent inspection in 2019 we were rated outstanding in every area by Ofsted. We have a vibrant enrichment programme and wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do. There is a real sense of community with staff, students and parents/carers working together.

Job Contact Information

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.