Teacher of Religious Studies – Senior School

Date Posted: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Vacancy Type: Part-time / Term time

Closing date for application: 19/04/2021

Job Details

Fixed term basis for one term / Part-time

Required for September 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our vibrant independent day school for a Teacher of Religious Studies. The successful candidate will be required to teach engaging, topical and inspirational lessons to our highly motivated and high achieving pupils at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level.

The post holder will be a self-motivated, innovative and outward-looking teacher with the desire to create exciting lessons to deliver the Religious Studies curriculum and play a full part in developing the department, in line with the School’s mission, values and aims.

The Teacher of Religious Studies will be committed to achieving high standards in all areas of school life and willing to contribute to the wide ranging STAHS co-curriculum. Ours is a warm and inclusive community where staff are welcomed from their first day, and supported to reach their ambitious professional goals.

This position is offered on a part-time basis for 0.5 or 0.6 FTE (full time equivalent). The start date will be September 2021, for one term to end of December 2021.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, Teachers’ Pension Scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and send this by email to our HR Department @ As the school is currently closed to visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, we therefore ask that if for any reason you are unable to email your application to us and wish to deliver or post a hard copy of your application, please contact our HR team in the first instance to make arrangements to do this in order that we can ensure your application reaches us safely. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Applications to be reviewed upon receipt and interviews to be arranged accordingly. Once a suitable candidate is found the advert will be withdrawn, please therefore submit your application without delay. Previous applicants need not apply. 

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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