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Religious Studies Teacher

Job description

With closures of schools having now taken place due to the spread of COVID-19, schools have begun their recruitment drive for the new academic year. Schools across the Manchester/Greater Manchester area are looking for teachers/support staff to join their teams on a temporary basis, once normal service has been resumed. 

A school in Trafford is looking for an Religious Studies Teacher to join the teaching staff on basis. It is vital that the required applicant:

  • Has an in-depth subject knowledge with regards to Religious Education as a whole.
  • Is educated to degree level (preferably in RE or a related subject)
  • Holds QTS (or an equivalent qualification)
  • Is competent in the teaching of school curriculum up to KS4. Any experience teaching A-Level Philosophy/Ethics is also welcomed.

The required applicant will be expected:

  • To work to recommendations made by Ofsted, and understanding the importance of these recommendations when striving for improvements within the school.
  • To be able to identify pupils who may require additional support, as well as working with pupils requiring EAL support.
  • To ensure that pupils are set in-class tasks that are engaging, as well as homework tasks that are relevant to curriculum expectations.
  • Prepare students for examinations, as well as working collaboration with support staff to ensure the needs of those with SEN are catered for.
  • To quickly develop positive working relationships with both students and staff.
  • To implement strategies that enable students to maximise their overall ability within the subject.
  • To allow for students to work on both an individual, and group basis, to ensure that the learning process is kept engaging throughout.
  • To set goals for individual attainment, both within the short and long term, and to inspire children to obtain these targets. 

Annual pay for this role: Between GBP24,373 and GBP40,490 per year.

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer applicants:

  • Work located close to home.
  • Flexible work based on candidate availability.
  • Pay - relative to previous experience.
  • Training - related to day to day issues.
  • The opportunity to gain experience across a wide range of contrasting schools, teaching pupils across a broad rnage of ages and abilities.

The school’s location in Trafford is a short distance away from Manchester city centre.

  • This means that there are numerous public transport links in close proximity, as well as multiple motorway links close by.
  • The M60 motorway is close by for those that drive.

For further information regarding this position, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch at Teaching Personnel.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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