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19/02/2018 Half Term
26/02/2018 School reopens


Teacher of RE


Full-time, Temporary to cover sickness absence with immediate effect



Main Pay Scale - £22,917- £32,834

Upper Pay Scale - £35,927 - £38,250

Newly Qualified Teachers are welcome to apply


CLOSING DATE:  16th February 2018

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a Teacher of Religious Education and Citizenship to work with our experienced team of teachers committed to improving learning and teaching.

The Humanities department is very successful and makes a major contribution to school life.  We take great pride in adding significant value to the academic achievement of our pupils and the substantial contribution to the overall success of the school.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have a passion for learning and teaching RE and Citizenship

  • Have a good degree and the ability to teach to all levels

  • Be an excellent teacher

  • Have a proven track record of student achievement

  • Understand the needs of students and how to remove learning barriers

  • Be a motivating, innovative and imaginative teacher and leader

  • Have a range of highly developed interpersonal skills

  • Have good communication skills and the ability to manage resources


We offer:

  • A vibrant 11 to 16 High School

  • A new and challenging role in a forward looking team

  • Support to develop leadership skills

  • Innovative community developments and collaborations

  • Supportive parents

  • A school striving for excellence

  • Enthusiastic and committed staff

To apply complete the application form along with a supporting letter explaining your approach to learning and teaching, how your experience and qualifications support your application and how you would motivate reluctant learners to enjoy your subject.


The school is an equal opportunities employer.  The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment.  


The position is subject to stringent checks and the successful candidate will have to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check and supply satisfactory references.


Application forms must be returned for the attention of  Miss D Yeardsley, Personnel.  It is acceptable to send applications via email to   Please note - CVs will not be accepted. 


Telephone enquires about the post will be welcomed if applicants require any further information at any time on 01270 560514.


Ruskin Community High School

Ruskin Road






Application From (359kb word)

Job Description (171kb pdf)

Job Specification (121kb pdf)



It will not be possible to acknowledge application forms nor to inform unsuccessful candidates that an appointment has been made.  The vacancy will close sooner if we receive a large number of applications. 


Please be advised that this post has arisen and will be advertised on CEC Website, Ruskin Website and externally