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Religious Studies Teacher

Job Description

Dunbar Education are assisting an ofsted good school for a permanent teacher of Religous studies to join them from April 2024.

Please see attached further details below if you are interested in a new position, this is a permanent role and you can apply today without an application form!

Location: Waltham Cross

Start date: April 2024

Contact: Permanent, full time

Ofsted: Good

About the school:

This Ofsted good school is a fully mixed comprehensive school from 11 - 16 years of age with 545 on the roll. The year 11 is the last of their smaller year groups and the school will soon hit target of 600 students due to the high level of local interest in the school. The school have benefited from new leadership, a revised curriculum, and robust expectations across the board. The school's journey has been recognised by OFSTED who graded the school as good with outstanding features.

The school offer a very distinct secondary learning experiences and is designed to provide for those children who learn and achieve best in a smaller environment coupled with an extremely strong sense of community. The school is extremely proud of this strong sense of community, which is nurtured so that every child can enjoy making a positive contribution to their school.

The school benefits from a fantastic range of facilities. All lessons take place either in a brand-new teaching block or newly refurbished rooms. This includes brand new Science, ICT and Technology facilities. The school also benefits from an indoor swimming pool and a brand new 3G Astro pitch. They also have a school dog!

Staff Benefits:

The school have a very strong focus on outstanding professional development and promotion opportunities, we also offer a range of benefits, including:

Competitive base salary with a tailor-made development plan aimed at enhancing your future [earnings] potential through:

  • High quality, personalised CPD
  • Bespoke leadership development programmes
  • Subsidies for Masters and Degree courses
  • Secondment and shadowing opportunities
  • As part of our Multi Academy Trust, "Generations", potential to work across more than one school to develop career-enhancing skills and knowledge
  • Supported Nursery provision with Ashbourne at any of their nurseries in the Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, and Bedfordshire area:

o 15% discount for all Trust staff.

o Term time only places are available

o A school day would be 9.00am - 3.00pm

o "Sundries" would be applied to a child taking up a funded only space (e.g. 30 hours funding only). This covers the cost of: meals, snacks, nursery resources and consumables

  • Onsite car valeting at a reduced price for Trust staff
  • Substantially discounted membership to Lifestyle Fitness's state of the art purpose built gym, at Goffs Academy

Additional financial incentives and tax-efficient benefits, including:

  • Exam marker payment of £400 plus 2 days paid leave to do the marking (1st year)
  • Payments for staff taking weekend sporting fixtures: staff paid £200 for leading a minimum of six Saturday fixtures plus 6 weekly training sessions
  • A daily allowance of £50 for school trips taken over a weekend or any school holiday:
  • A £1,000 Employee Referral Scheme (i.e., finder's fee) for any qualifying positions that you refer the successful candidate for: £500 on the person starting, and £500 if the person is still at the school 12 months later

Access to a wide range of health and wellbeing resources, including:

  • New, professional, and fit for purpose working environments
  • Free use of a range of sports and leisure facilities, including a fully equipped gym and swimming pool.
  • Occupational Health & counselling support
  • Free flu jabs
  • 100% attendance reward - day in lieu, taken at each school's discretion

For more information or to apply please contact Daisy O'Toole on 07522277636