Religious Studies Teacher - Knaresborough

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Secondary Teacher
Yorkshire & Humberside
Other - North Yorkshire
Salary Description:
up to £150 per day
Principal Teachers
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Principal Teachers are seeking to recruit a passionate Teacher of Religious Studies to commence a long-term position in a Knaresborough secondary school. We have been approached by the Head Teacher to appoint an experienced practitioner, who can deliver an inspiring RS curriculum to KS3 students. The post is available to start as soon as possible before the end of the summer term on an on going basis.

Based in a diverse area of Knaresborough, the school has an excellent reputation amongst pupils and parents within the local community. Staff are committed to ensuring children develop not only academically but socially and emotionally. The Head Teacher wishes to appoint a Teacher of RS who will fully embrace the school’s ethos and dedicate their efforts to improving attainment for all. You will be responsible for teaching Years 7 and 8 on a full time basis and be given Form Tutor responsibilities. Behaviour across KS3 is very good and so you will need to demand high expectations of behaviour to ensure standards are upheld.

The successful applicant will have:

• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) recognisable in the UK
• Strong behaviour and classroom management skills
• Previous experience of teaching in an education setting in the UK
• Knowledge of the current Secondary National Curriculum for Religious Studies
• Enthusiasm for the role and a creative flare
• The ability to form excellent working relationships with staff and pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds
• Experience of planning and assessment to a very high standard
• A commitment to improving attainment for all students
• A proven track record for raising attainment and achieving targets

The benefits of working with Principal Teachers:

• No umbrella companies, you can be paid PAYE as standard
• Investment in CPD opportunities
• Over 16 years’ experience providing premium standard staff to schools across Yorkshire and North East regions
• We are advocates of fair pay and conditions and work hard to offer competitive remuneration for supply staff
• We are proud to be reputable for our ethical and friendly service
• Supportive Recruiters who will regularly check how you are getting on and listen to your feedback

Principal Teachers are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment vetting checks. Principal Teachers are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. Due to the high-volume of applications we expect to receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

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Contact Details:
Principal Teachers
Tel: 01748352100
Contact: Kate Green

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