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Chadwell Heath

Working from Home

Teacher of Religious Studies/Politics

(MP/UPS Outer London)

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and committed specialist teacher of Religious Studies for April or September 2024.

At Chadwell Heath Academy we provide an excellent education for all of our pupils.  Both our Progress 8 and Attainment 8 scores place us in the highest 20% nationally.  Our average point score per A-level entry expressed as a grade (summer 2022) was C+.  We believe strongly in comprehensive education and its ability to change lives. We want pupils to feel enthused by the opportunities that await them, and proud to be part of a mixed gender, multi-cultural community.

What we offer

  • A comprehensive induction programme for all new staff.
  • A friendly and engaged staff body who welcome new teachers and a leadership team who encourage professional development at all levels.
  • A superb opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills through bespoke CPD provision.
  • An opportunity to work in a modern, well-resourced Humanities suite and Sixth Form Centre, comprising excellent facilities.
  • Pupils who are eager to learn, with 90% of our high recruiting Sixth Form going on to university study.
  • You will be joining a thriving Humanities team offering:
    • o GCSE and A-Level Geography
    • o GCSE and A-Level History
    • o GCSE and A-Level Religious Studies
    • o A-Level Government and Politics
    • o A-Level Law.
  • Results were strong, despite the disruption caused by the pandemic

What you offer

  • You will be passionate about teaching Religious Studies and dedicated to providing exceptional learning experiences in the classroom.
  • A strong academic background in Religious Studies area.
  • You will be hard working and driven by the belief that all students are capable of academic success.
  • You will approach your own teaching with a philosophy of continuous improvement in all areas.
  • You will share the school and department’s view that success is a result of great and inspirational teaching and long-term input.
  • Be able to approach the pressures of teaching with humour.
  • You will be keen to contribute to wider aspects of departmental and school life.

How to apply

If you share our vision for Chadwell Heath Academy then we would love to hear from you.  The closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 9th February, 2024.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date where we find suitable applications and advise therefore, that applications should be submitted as soon as possible as we may choose to interview shortly after receipt.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Chadwell Heath Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.

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