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Associate Head of Religious Education - Full-time

St Gregory's Catholic School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-5435-210T
  • Posted:26/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:May 2024
  • App Close Date:05/03/2024 at 11:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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We wish to appoint for May 2024 an inspiring, enthusiastic and well-qualified Associate Head of Religious Education to join us at St Gregory’s. The department has been judged as Outstanding in denominational inspections since 2013 and in March 2019. This post would suit an experienced teacher.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher of Religious Studies, a practicing Catholic, a good team player and a career teacher who can communicate a love of the subject and contribute strongly to a skilled, energetic and committed team. The candidate will be committed to the students and academy life and continue to raise the standards of learning for all of our students.

St Gregory’s students embrace the acquisition and practice of new knowledge and skills, and our teachers relish the opportunity to deliver challenging, engaging and interesting lessons, with high expectations of behaviour and scholarship. Opportunities for excellent Continued Professional Development and staff well-being are at the forefront of our commitment to all staff at St Gregory’s.

Benefits of working at St Gregory’s:

  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students and a school wide focus on wellbeing.
  • Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff and personal development opportunities
  • Access to our Fitness Suite
  • Access to Kent Rewards Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers counselling, financial guidance, legal enquiries with access to online health and wellbeing resources

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 opportunities for excellent Continued Professional Development and staff well-being are at the forefront of our commitment to all staff at St Gregory’s.

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

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

Please send your application form and related documents to the HR Hub HR@sgschool.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 8 March 2024

Start Date: May 2024

This vacancy will close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants, and we reserve the right to appoint to this position at any stage during the recruitment process. If you are unsuccessful, we will contact you accordingly.

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.

All applicants need to have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

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.

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.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Teresa Chun - HR Hub
  • Address:Reynolds Lane, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9XL
  • Telephone: 01892 240367
  • Email: hr@sgschool.org.uk

Documents

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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 Education.