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Teacher of Religious Education – Maternity Cover

Published on 10th February 2020

Closing Date

Noon - 24th February 2020

Interview Date

28th February 2020

Salary Information

MPS/UPS (pro rata) - 0.6 (3 days)

We require an enthusiastic and committed teacher of religious education for a part time maternity cover position commencing Easter 2020. This post may be of interest to an experienced colleague or a newly qualified teacher who wishes to join a thriving and successful school.

Fernwood is an 11-16 School enjoying an excellent reputation for high standards of achievement and behaviour.   We offer a school with:

  • An ethos of ‘High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All’
  • A teaching profession that is dedicated, innovative and talented
  • A teaching profession that is treated with respect and afforded autonomy in the classroom
  • A wonderful group of students who behave well and have high aspirations
  • A strong Progress 8 score
  • Staff and Governors that are professional and enjoy working together for the benefit of the young people we serve
  • An Ofsted outstanding judgement
  • Leading Edge Status

The RE department seeks to nurture, develop and enable students’ ability to critically explore a range of belief systems, moral issues and British values in a safe environment which demands respect from and for all.

RE at Fernwood is compulsory through to GCSE. Students are taught in tutor groups at KS3 and cover the identity of Jesus, Sikh religious practices, Hindu beliefs on life after death, Old Testament Christianity, Muslim practices and a non faith based topic of why people believe in God at all. At GCSE students study Christianity and Islam and sit the Edexcel B papers.

The Governors and staff and committed to continuous improvement and welcome applications from candidates with drive and determination who are able to challenge and inspire students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.


How to Apply

Application forms and further details are available to the right under supporting documents. Please note: the application form is in Word 97-2003 format (.doc). Please return your completed application form, together with your letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) to the Head Teacher’s PA, Mrs C Smith, by post or by email to:

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.

Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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