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Teacher of Religion, Philosophy & Ethics

Permanent, full time or 0.8fte

Teacher of Religion, Philosophy & Ethics 

CHULMLEIGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MPS/UPS

Required from September 2024

Would you like to join a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct? Chulmleigh Community College is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching and high standards. The college has enjoyed some of the best results in the region over the last 9 years and is heavily oversubscribed. In 2023 our Progress 8 Figure of +0.72 places us in the top 10% of schools nationally.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, talented and inspiring classroom practitioner to join our Humanities Department. The successful candidate will teach RPE across all ability groups in KS3 and KS4. The high performing Humanities Department includes history, geography, RPE and sociology. The department work collaboratively to prepare our pupils to be citizens that aim to make positive contributions to their future communities.

Further information is contained within the Candidate Pack available in the attachments section below.

This is a permanent post, suitable for an experienced teacher or a highly motivated Early Career Teacher wishing to join a team of specialists who ensure a high standard of teaching, learning and achievement. We are looking for candidates with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to inspire and motivate our ambitious and hardworking pupils. The ability to teach sociology would be advantage. The post is offered from September 2024 to start the new academic year. We have flexibility within our timetabling and would be pleased to receive applications from candidates who are interested in a full or a part-time (0.8fte) role.

The subjects of Religion, Philosophy, Ethics and Sociology are highly valued at Chulmleigh College.  All pupils study Religious Education/Religious Studies to full course GCSE in key stage four and it is delivered as a discrete subject in key stage three. GCSE outcomes in Religious Studies have been historically strong. Sociology has been offered as an optional GCSE since 2021 and has become one of the most popular option choices in KS4.  Both subject areas are well resourced and planned. 

We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment and you will be able to immerse yourself in your subject fully.  We support the career progression of all our staff and encourage and support effective CPD.  Your development and future career are very important to us. 

Pupils make exceptional progress at the school. Please see information available at School and College Data Performance Website The successful candidate will join a committed and professional team to further enhance the excellent opportunities available to all our pupils.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability, or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

If you are an experienced or an Early Career Teacher with the passion and commitment to engage our pupils’ enjoyment of learning, we would be delighted to receive your application.

Details of the application process are contained in the Candidate Pack.  Completed application forms to be emailed to personnel@chulmleigh.devon.sch.uk by 10 am on Tuesday 23 April 2024.  Candidates are also welcome to submit an application through the TES website. Please include on your application if you are interested in a full or part-time position. All applications will be acknowledged.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and in that regard, we have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

In line with Government guidance, we may carry out online searches against shortlisted applicants’ names as part of our due diligence checks.

Closing date: 10 am Tuesday, 23rd April 2024

Interview Date: Thursday, 2nd May 2024