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Teacher of RE/Life and Society

LOCATION: Wrotham School
SCALE: MPS, negotiable for the right candidate
HOURS: Full time
REQUIRED: September 2023
INTERVIEWS: To be arranged on receipt

Job Role: Teacher of RE/Life and Society

Starting: September 2023

Pay: MPS negotiable for the right candidate looking for their next role

Interviews: Arranged on receipt

Closing Date: 9th April 2023

Wrotham School are seeking to appoint, from September 2023, an outstanding teacher of Religious Studies (ECT or experienced) to join our committed, dynamic and very successful Religious Studies department within our Humanities faculty.

The successful candidate will be ambitious for young people and for themselves; creative in using new technologies or teaching approaches to help students to learn and progress; keen to continually develop their practice, sharing what works best with their team, and an enthusiastic teacher who can motivate and challenge students.

An ability to teach another Humanity may be an option.

At an exciting time for our school and department, we look forward to welcoming a dedicated and passionate teacher to our successful team.

Wrotham School is a highly successful school that is proud of the good character and behavior of its students and our supportive parents. Visitors to our school always comment on the calm and purposeful atmosphere they observe in our classrooms and communal areas. Our outstanding results are testament to the strength of our staff team and the hard work of our students.

We are a comprehensive school and students make outstanding progress at all levels Please visit our website for more information on results and achievements. In our last Ofsted inspections we were judged as good overall with outstanding elements. We

We offer our staff competitive pay, with the opportunity to receive additional pay progression for outstanding performance, in a school that has found success outside of the large academy chains. We are a progressive and innovative school that provides a positive and productive place to work for teachers of all experience levels. We offer a flexible action based CPD programme that offers a personalised approach to professional development. We are committed to achieving a healthy work- life balance for all of our staff and impact assess all initiatives and actively remove unnecessary paperwork/ meetings. As a result we have a very low annual staff turnover.

We take wellbeing and welfare of staff very seriously and as well as opportunities throughout the year to have your voice heard, we also provide free lunches and breakfast cereal to all members of staff at the school as well as a coffee morning each Friday.

This post is suitable for ECT’s and we welcome their application. Equally, we also welcome applications from all ranges of experience.

Contact Wrotham School

We highly recommend contacting us to arrange an informal visit to the school to fully understand what makes Wrotham School such a desirable place to work.

If you would like to discuss the post please contact via email


Please apply by completing one of the application forms below and by writing a letter of no more than one side explaining what skills and attributes you have that would make you the best person for this job.

Please email your application to Vicky Ross:

Teaching Staff Application Form – Download

Support Staff Application Form – Download

Equal opportunities employer

Wrotham School is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and actively encourages applications from all potential candidates regardless of race, gender, sexuality and disability.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Contact Wrotham School

We highly recommend contacting us to arrange an informal visit to the school to fully understand what makes Wrotham School such a desirable place to work.

We reserve the right to close the post early should we be able to appoint a suitable applicant.

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