Teacher of Ethics/Religious Education

Are you passionate about teaching Ethics and Religious Education and making a difference to young people’s lives? Looking for an “Outstanding” innovative and forward thinking school which genuinely challenges, develops and invests in you? Then come and meet us at Swavesey Village College.
As a lead school within a developing Academy chain in Cambridgeshire (mostly), opportunities for advancement within the Trust at all levels is frequent, and encouraged by senior staff. We care about your career; we believe that motivated staff who are supported to be successful and ambitious make great teachers.
Swavesey Village College is recruiting for a teacher of Ethics and Religious Education to join our Inspirational and highly successful community from September 2019. This would be a one year appointment with the possibility of continuing to work within another school in the trust. We would consider applications from full time or part time candidates. We may also offer a TLR for an exceptional candidate. We are looking for someone who is passionate about inspiring young minds and challenging themselves to constantly improve. We encourage and support staff to innovate and grow as professionals, by working collaboratively with like-minded colleagues within our school and across our family of schools in our trust - CMAT.
Our ideal candidate will be:
• Interested in spreading their enthusiasm for Ethics and Religious Education beyond the classroom.
• Committed to the pursuit of excellence and have a strong desire to work in a team that supports all members of its community to be successful
In return, we can offer you:
• Induction for all
• Strong NQT Programme, reduced TT, Mentor, NQT CPD
• Calendared NQT/RQT/New staff meetings for CPD
• Leadership Coaching
• Free tea, coffee, squash in staff area
• Child care voucher scheme through payroll
• Free eye test for constant computer users
• All Staff Activities (Staff Association, Thirsty Thursday, Friday Football, BBQ’s Paint Balling, etc)
• Free breakfast
• Free Gym membership at SVC on specific days

Swavesey is a village community school located close to Cambridge with excellent transport links to Cambridge and the pretty market town of St Ives, however, we have a considerable local and national reputation for academic excellence and innovation as part of our Academy Trust – CMAT and as a Teaching School - CTSN.

For any additional information please contact Claire Newman - Personnel Administrator on cnewman@swaveseyvc.co.uk or 01954 234461
Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Tuesday 23 April 2019. Please note applications received after this time will not be accepted. We are closed for Easter break from Monday 8 April and return on Tuesday 23 April.

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the TES website https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/teacher-of-ethics-religious-education-cambridgeshire-1185383
and if you have any queries beforehand please contact Rick Howell – CL Humanities rhowell@swaveseyvc.co.uk

The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.

School website: http://swaveseyvc.co.uk
Main Scale
Religious Education
Staff category
Teaching Staff
Closing date
Tuesday 23 April 2019
School name
Swavesey Village College
Mr Jim Stavrou
DfE school no.
Gibraltar Lane Swavesey Cambridgeshire
CB24 4RS
01954 230366
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