Teacher of Religious Studies


St Thomas More Catholic High School, Lynn Road, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 8LF

Teacher of Religious Studies

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time

£28,000 - £43,685 per annum pro rata, actual £16,800 - £26,211 per annum depending on relevant teaching experience

This school has Academy status, and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

St Thomas More Catholic High School

Lynn Road

North Shields

Tyne and Wear

NE29 8LF

Tel: 0191 2588360

e-mail: recruitment@stmacademy.org.uk

Website: www.stmacademy.org.uk

19.5 hours per week - 3 days Monday to Wednesday

Fixed Term from 9th January 2023 - 31st August 2023

Required for January 2023

St Thomas More Catholic High School is an 11 to 18 mixed, converter academy serving the Catholic community of Tynemouth Priory Partnership (Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle). We have an excellent reputation locally and nationally for the quality of our ethos, teaching and learning, high achievement and sustained improvement. The academy website will give you an insight into our work and ethos.

Governors seek to appoint a well-qualified, committed and enthusiastic teacher to join our excellent RE department of eleven specialists. The department is highly achieving and very popular in the Sixth Form. The department is very well led and provides an excellent environment for teaching and learning. The department was graded outstanding in all areas in our most recent Diocesan Inspection (November 2014). This post is suitable both for newly/recently qualified teachers and those with some experience.

The school provides:

? An extremely positive, stimulating environment

? Enthusiastic students and excellent staff

? Excellence in teaching, learning and achievement

? A strong culture of learning, improvement and collaborative working

? Leadership development and opportunities.

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post and/or by e-mail, no later than 25 November at 3.30pm. Interviews are expected to be held later that week. Only the successful candidates will be contacted by the school.

Person specification, job description and application forms and further details are available on the school website: www.stmacademy.org.uk. Please return completed applications to recruitment@stmacademy.org.uk. Only the successful candidates will be contacted by the school.

Closing Date: 25 November at 3.30pm

St Thomas More is committed to the safety and protection of its students. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure check via the Disclosure and Barring Service together with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate. An online search will take place on shortlisted candidates as part of the recruitment process and inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 guidance.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

25 November 2022

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