Teacher of Religious Studies - AGA64

Abbey Grange is a thriving, highly successful and over-subscribed 11-18 Church of England convertor Academy which serves communities right across the city of Leeds. Our students come from all over the city to receive an education in which we all work together to challenge them academically, support them pastorally and help them develop socially and spiritually.  Abbey Grange is part of the Abbey Multi Academy Trust.

Our goal is to become an outstanding Academy that delivers on our mission - In Partnership to 'Educate, Nurture and Empower' and we are well on our way to achieving this. Ofsted graded us a 'good' school in February 2017 and we celebrated our GCSE results in 2019 with 72% of our students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths, and an above average Progress 8 score of +0.26.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated teacher to join our successful Religious Studies Department. The successful candidate will show a passion for teaching and learning and be committed to achieving the very best outcomes for our students.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and passionate teacher to join a successful and CPD focused department where new initiatives are welcomed and encouraged.  Applications from NQTs will be welcomed.

As a Teacher we will nurture, challenge and support you throughout your career here at Abbey Grange.

You will be:

  • A routinely good/outstanding teacher with the ability to teach all aspects of Religious Studies KS3/KS4 and potentially KS5
  • A colleague looking to either start or further your career within a supportive team
  • Able to encourage and enthuse students to achieve their full potential
  • Inspirational to colleagues and students - sharing best practice

We can offer:

  • An Academy and Religious Studies Department that will allow you to be inspirational, creative and play an active part on our journey to becoming ‘outstanding’
  • Tailored CPD with a commitment to support your career ambitions, free car parking and personal iPad
  • A Department which welcomes new ideas with energy and enthusiasm

This is a genuinely exciting time to join our Academy.  If you are looking to join an Academy with happy positive and polite students and staff, then we want to hear from you.

Whilst we would normally welcome visits to the academy, given the current situation we are facing regarding COVID-19 we are unable to accommodate this at present, however if you would like to ask any question please contact Miss Rachel Fuller – rfuller@abbeygrangeacademy.co.uk

Application Deadline: Friday 8th May 2020 at 9am

Interview Date: W/C 11th May 2020 - Please note that should the academy remain closed interviews will be held online via Zoom.

Abbey Grange C of E Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Mr Jon Norden

Principal

Name & Registered Office:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
Leeds
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552