Apply online TEACHER OF RE

Ref 175016
Grade Teachers Pay Range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 12 noon 04/05/2021 
Chapel Hill , Longridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 2XA
Tel: 01772 783074
School website:
Roll: 465
Teacher of RE
Required September 2021
Mainscale M1 to M6 (25,714 to £36,961) subject to any pay award

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join our school, a popular and growing school on the edge of the Ribble Valley.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified practitioner of RE. They will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a drive to improve the life chances of young people through education. The role is to develop and implement a successful well sequenced and interleaved curriculum which enables all students to make at least expected progress and provides an enjoyable learning experience for all that goes beyond school life.

The successful candidate will be joining a thriving and growing school which has recently been judged GOOD by Ofsted in October 2019 and in September 2019 we welcomed 109 pupils for 93 places.

The Governors and Senior Leaders are committed to your professional learning with a culture of research and reading and the heart of what we do, including staff well-being and workload. The successful candidate will be supported via a well-developed, bespoke professional learning package appropriate to their individual needs and aspirations.

The successful applicant:

Will be an excellent practitioner

Must be able to motivate, challenge and inspire pupils to succeed in RE

Must be committed to improving the outcomes for all pupils

Will have high expectations of themselves and the pupils

Will have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and improve practice in themselves and others

Must be passionate about the RE curriculum

Will be up to date with relevant pedagogy and apply this to their teaching

Deadlines for application
Tuesday 4th May 2021 at 12 noon
Interview date week commencing Monday 24th May 2021

Applications are welcome from newly qualified teachers.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact school and speak to the Headteacher on 01772 783074.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications
Qualified Teacher Status
Degree or equivalent
Desirable Qualifications
Ability to teach English at KS3
Essential Experience
A successful classroom practitioner who can teach RE at GCSE and KS3
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please contact Barbara Clarke 01772 781804

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Please complete the Catholic Education Services form. This is the only form that will be allowed. Return to Barbara Clarke, School Business Manager,
Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.