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Teacher of RE & PSHE at Walderslade Girls' School - Full-time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-252-T
  • Posted:30/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + Possible TLR2B + £2k Recruitment Bonus*
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Teacher of RE & PSHE 
at Walderslade Girls’ School
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2B for the right candidate (Head of Department). 
Required: September 2023
Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Plus a one off joining bonus of £2,000, paid in twelve monthly instalments.

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated teacher to join our team as a specialist in Religious Education (RE) and PSHE. Our school prides itself on providing a well-rounded education that fosters critical thinking, empathy and moral reasoning in our students. You will work closely with colleagues to create a curriculum that is both academically rigorous and relevant to the lives of our students. If you are passionate about helping young people explore their value and beliefs, and are excited about the opportunity to join our school then please apply!

The ideal candidate will have:
• A degree in a related subject.
• Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent.
• Experience of teaching within a Secondary School.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
• A passion for educating and empowering young people.
• A commitment to continuous professional development.

Walderslade Girls’ School is aspiring to be a vibrant and high performing all girls secondary school supporting learners of all abilities. As part of the Skills for Life Trust we believe in the importance of core values that support our staff’s well-being and growth. We want our staff to have a good balance between work and life, receive recognition and praise for their efforts, and feel empowered to make decisions. As a member of the Trust, you will also have the opportunities to collaborate with other staff across our primary and secondary settings. We value teamwork and believe that working together can bring about positive changes within our school community.

Amongst the many benefits of working for us you will receive:
• Skills for Life Trust values
• Free Private Healthcare Cover
• Care First – Employee Assistance Programme
• Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
• Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
• A supportive environment
• Free Flu Vaccination
• Flexible working
• Timetabled and purposeful CPD
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Secure car parking
• Laptop and technical support
• Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you or alternatively visit our website at: www.sflt.org.uk.

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted and encouraged. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

We are also dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all academies within the Trust, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

The Trust is also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk


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.