Teacher of Religious Education

Full Time Permanent
St Gregory's Catholic High School

Tours (Covid secure) / phone conversations with the Headteacher/Head of R.E welcome

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious teacher of Religious Education to join St Gregory’s Catholic High School, an Ofsted ‘Good’ School (January 2020) with an Outstanding Catholic life judgement (Section 48 February 2019).

Both reports can be viewed by following the link below: https://www.stgregoryshigh.com/about-us/ofsted

St. Gregory’s Catholic High School is proud to be one of the highest performing schools in both Warrington and the Liverpool Archdiocese area and as such we are oversubscribed with a waiting list to join our school community.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a highly successful Religious Education department to work with young people who are able and thrive on challenge.

Due to the continuing popularity of our school, we are expanding our staffing profile in line with our increasing pupil numbers.

Our Religious Education team provide the best learning experience for pupils through high expectations, inspirational teaching and personalised support.  Achievement in the department is good and GCSE results are competitive with national averages.

In Key Stage 3 pupils follow a Religious Education curriculum based on the Religious Education Curriculum Directory from the Bishop’s Conference of England and Wales.  The curriculum focuses on learning about the Catholic faith as well as other world faiths including Judaism and Islam. The Key Stage 3 Religious Education curriculum also develops pupils writing skills and provides cultural capital through experiential learning. In Key Stage 4 the Religious Education department delivers Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Specification A with component units in Catholic Christianity, Judaism and a textual study of St Mark’s Gospel.

A full insight into the Curriculum Intent and content of our Religious Education department can be viewed by following the link below:

https://www.stgregoryshigh.com/curriculum/subjects/religious-education

The department currently consists of 7 specialist Religious Education teachers, 2 of whom are part time and 1 who is on the senior leadership team.  Teaching takes place across a number of classroom bases within the school.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS.

Closing date for application: Tuesday 20th April

Shortlisting / notification for interview: Wednesday 21st April

Interview:  Monday 26th April

To apply for this job please visit: www.stgregoryshigh.com.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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