Teacher of Religious Education

Job Start date:  1 September 2022

Contract type: Full time, MPS/UPS

Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well qualified graduate to join our proactive, highly motivated and supportive team. You will be responsible for planning and delivering high quality RE lessons and achieving excellent outcomes, instilling in all students a love for the subject and a desire to learn. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the wider World Studies curriculum through teaching some History and Geography at Key Stage 3.

Lakelands Academy is a successful and popular 11-16 comprehensive school judged as ‘Good’ in its last three reports by Ofsted, who praised the ‘strong teaching’ and students’ ‘positive attitudes’ (April 2019). Staff and students often describe the academy as having a ‘family feel’ because of the ethos of care and support that is extended to members of the academy’s community. If you would like to join us and become part of an innovative and dynamic team of people totally committed to the future of our young people, we would like to hear from you.

This position provides an excellent environment for a dynamic teacher to start or progress with their teaching career as part of our outstanding World Studies Team. This is a particularly exciting time for the successful candidate, as the post offers a unique opportunity to help shape the direction of this important subject. We believe that RE is central to the academy’s ethos of tolerance, diversity and mutual respect.

For further information and an application form, please contact Hannah Smith at the school via phone or email.

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

Closing date for all applications: Midday, Wednesday 1 December 2021

All interviews will be held: Thursday 9 December 2021

To apply for this position please complete the application form below by the closing date and email to admin@lakelandsacademy.org.uk.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such all applicants who are appointed to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or warnings as well as convictions and non-conviction information.  Once provisionally appointed, the successful applicant may also be required to apply an Enhanced Disclosure at predetermined intervals during the course of their employment whilst in this post.”

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