(Required for September 2023 or January 2024)
We require a full-time specialist teacher of RE who is preferably a practising Catholic. Applications from new entrants to the profession or from more experienced teachers are equally welcome.
St Edmund’s College is a vibrant and exciting environment in which to teach. Examination results are excellent and the RE Department is a strong contributor to the
academic success of the College.
St Edmund’s College offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds. The College is a member of the Teachers’ Pensions Scheme.
The successful candidate will welcome the many opportunities to contribute to the lively co-curricular life of the College, which is situated in rural East Hertfordshire. St Edmund’s is England’s oldest Catholic school offering an all-round co-education for pupils from 3 to 18 and for families from all faiths.
The post will involve close contact with, and a high degree of responsibility for, children and young adults. The majority of this will be regulated activity.
You will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.
As with all staff, you will be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.
If you would like to apply for the position, please download an application pack. Please return your completed application to the HR Department asap and by the closing date.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Midday, Wednesday 3rd May 2023*
INTERVIEWS TO TAKE PLACE: Shortly after the closing date.
*Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We will seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.