Teacher of Religious Studies

Salary | MPS (UPS where applicable) (ECT’s Welcome)

(with the option of TLR 2C SCITT Subject Course Leader responsibility)

Full Time | Start Date: September 2024

Barr Beacon School | Teaching Roles
Application Deadline

Here at Barr Beacon School we are looking for a talented Teacher of Religious Education who has the passion to provide our children with the best possible experience of this key subject. Could it be you?  If you are looking to make a difference to young people’s lives and work in an Academy that invests in your professional development, then we may be the perfect fit for you. 

Whether you are beginning your career as an ECT or you have been teaching RE for decades, it’s your passion for your subject that counts. We prize love of learning above all else.    

For experienced candidates, this role comes with an exciting opportunity – the chance to work with our secondary SCITT programme and lead the design and delivery of the RE subject course at Barr Beacon SCITT.

About You:  

Your skills will include: 

  • Being a good/outstanding classroom practitioner with a good understanding of how children learn; 
  • Having up to date subject and pedagogical knowledge.     
  • Possessing a passion to make a difference in pupils’ lives and showing a commitment to school improvement. 

The Subject Course Leader role:

  • supports the development and delivery of subject training sessions in RE
  • ensures that our trainees experience an up-to-date and comprehensive subject specific pedagogy and knowledge training package
  • support the quality assurance processes of our SCITT programme
  • support our trainees in achieving excellent outcomes and becoming great, inspirational specialist teachers
  • comes with a TLR 2C = £3,213 per annum paid by Barr Beacon SCITT
  • TLR is a 12-month contract based on the successful recruitment of trainees to the RE course. We have trainees signed up to train to teach in RE in 2024/25 and the opportunity to continue in the role exists if trainees are recruited to the RE course for future academic years.

About us:  

Barr Beacon School has a shared belief that no child should fail and our high standards and expectations ensure our pupils strive for success. As a highly successful school, we have a commitment to exceptional teaching to provide the best possible education for our students. The successful candidate will have access to excellent professional development opportunities within our Academy and across the wider Matrix Academy Trust.

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse.  

To apply, please complete our application form available below and send to Headteacher Mrs K Hibbs: Khibbs@barrbeaconschool.co.uk. 

You may also wish to contact her to arrange an informal look at the school for yourself.  

Application Deadline: 19th May 2024  

Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early. 

Matrix Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and preemployment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education