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Teacher of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

Lambeth, UK
Closing date
27 Jan 2021

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This is an opportunity for an outstanding Philosophy, Religion and Ethics teacher to play a key role providing maternity cover in a high performing department within a highly successful independent day school for girls.

You will teach Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level Philosophy, Religion and Ethics and cover topics such as the six major religious groups of the world and ethical theories and moral issues such as peace and conflict and religion and the environment.

There will also be the opportunity to teach A-level content such as Philosophy of Religion, Religious Ethics or Islamic studies, depending on your prior subject knowledge and experience. This can be decided in consultation with the Head of Department.

You will be joining an ambitious and forward-looking department which aims to equip pupils with the skills and attitudes necessary for life in a multicultural and pluralist society. We encourage pupils to develop and express their own understanding of the moral, spiritual and philosophical aspects of life, whilst considering the beliefs and opinions of others.

We welcome applications from well qualified candidates as well as those working towards qualified teacher status. If you have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to inspire, excite and motivate pupils, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Why work at Streatham & Clapham High School?

Streatham & Clapham High School is a vibrant, exciting and fulfilling place in which to work. The School is characterised by a warm, welcoming and supportive atmosphere and new colleagues are supported through a personalised induction programme. Relationships with pupils are respectful, purposeful and warm and teaching staff are highly professional and enthusiastic and include some world leaders in their academic disciplines.

All members of staff benefit from a highly regarded central training and personal development programme and access to a Girls' Day School Trust wide virtual learning environment that gives opportunity for discussion and exchange of information with colleagues in other Trust schools. Staff are also entitled to an interest-free season ticket loan, reduced BUPA subscription, and free lunches during term time.

For further details and an application form please click the "Visit website" button.

The closing date for applications is 28 January 2021 at 12:00pm.

Interviews will take place on 1st February 2021, though the school reserves the right to appoint an exceptional candidate at any stage of the application process.

Streatham & Clapham High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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