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TEACHER OF RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS (MPS)
FIXED TERM CONTRACT FROM 1 JANUARY 2020 TO COVER MATERNITY LEAVE
“An Outstanding School” Ofsted 2014
Are you passionate about religion, philosophy and ethics? Can you inspire both girls and boys in this subject? Rainham Mark Grammar School is a very popular and highly successful co-educational selective school with a large Sixth Form. We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and committed teacher for our RPE department. We welcome applications from good classroom practitioners at any stage of their career – previous experience in a selective school is not necessary. Experience teaching GCSE Religious Studies and A Level/Pre U Religious Studies or Philosophy and Ethics is desirable.
What can RMGS offer you?
We can offer you the opportunity to work with high-ability young people in a supportive, well-equipped and forward-thinking department, as well as access to excellent professional development opportunities within our ‘Outstanding’ school. A major building programme in recent years has delivered excellent sports accommodation with free gym facilities for staff and students, as well as free Health care provision.
An application pack is available from the school website or you are welcome to telephone the school for further details. If you are interested in the post, please submit an application to HR@rmgs.org.uk
Closing date: 10am on Thursday 5 December 2019
This vacancy will close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants. If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short listed on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.
RMGS is committed to the protection and safety of its students, is an Equal Opportunities employer and has Prince’s Teaching Institute recognition. Ofsted judged the school as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas 2013-2014. The post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure.
Rainham Mark Grammar School is a highly successful ‘Outstanding’ co-educational selective school with a large Sixth Form.
We provide a co-educational grammar education of the highest quality. Girls and boys work together in a co-operative and academic environment which is both challenging and friendly. We have established a strong tradition of academic excellence by encouraging hard work and mutual support.
Our excellent facilities include a modern sports hall, comprising a dance studio, fitness suite and main hall with three full-length cricket nets; specialist teaching suites for all subject areas; a purpose-built music block with a recital hall, recording studio and Sixth Form study suite.
Pastoral support from the outset is very strong and children are happy, confident and secure. Individual progress and potential are assessed frequently to ensure that the level of challenge is appropriate for each child. Relationships between staff and students are excellent with discipline firmly based on a tradition of mutual care and respect. We are proud that students leave us as confident and well-qualified men and women prepared to benefit from higher education.
Beyond the national curriculum subjects, pupils enjoy a good deal of choice. At the moment, all study two modern languages through to the end of Year 9. All pupils have the opportunity to study the three separate sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Biology), and all students take both English Language and Literature.
Drama, Economics, Business Studies and PE are popular amongst wide GCSE option choices; Information Technology is used in most subjects. Extensive extra-curricular activities include many sports, Duke of Edinburgh, orchestra, band, choir, Maths puzzle club, dance and drama, and use of the computer rooms.
Around 80 school trips take place, some of which are strongly linked to the curriculum, and some (during school holidays) are more for enjoyment. Sixth Form A Level options are exceptionally wide (currently 26 different subjects are offered) and include Government & Politics, PE, Film Studies, Philosophy and Theology, Psychology and Economics besides the more traditional subjects. Almost all Sixth Formers go on to degree courses.
Admission to the school in Year 7 is via the Medway test which is taken in September. All children taking part in the selection procedure take the same test, whichever Medway school they have chosen as their preference.
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