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Thurston Community College

Thurston Community College

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Head of Religious Studies, Philosophy & Ethics

Full Time or Part Time

Required to start September 2018 or January 2019

Thurston Community College is a thriving mixed comprehensive school which boasts a strong sense of community, a supportive, caring ethos and a positive, friendly atmosphere.  Thurston Community College offers an exciting, dynamic learning environment, where students display a positive attitude to learning and make good progress.

“The behaviour of pupils is good. Pupils enjoy school and say that they feel well supported.  Most groups of pupils, including the most able and those who are disadvantaged, now make strong progress from their starting points.”  (Ofsted March 2018)

Staff work collaboratively, share a common sense of purpose and are relentless in the pursuit of outcomes of the highest quality for every student. 

“Staff morale is high and most staff are positive about the leadership and management of the school. This is because leaders have provided them with high-quality training and supported their development well at all levels.  Newly qualified and trainee teachers are passionate advocates of the school and its pupils. School leaders support them well and subject leaders develop their teaching skills through regular mentoring and effective support.”  (Ofsted March 2018)

Your commitment to education, together with your passion for Religious Studies, will enable you to inspire and motivate students across the age and ability range.  You will lead an experienced and collaborative Religious Studies Team where there is a strong focus on teaching and learning and professional development.  As part of our highly regarded group of middle leaders you will benefit from significant career development opportunities and play an important role in College decision making. 

Religious Studies, Philosophy and Ethics, is consistently one of the most successful departments in the College.  We have a proven track record of innovative curriculum delivery and outstanding achievement at GCSE and Advanced Level.

Thurston Community College enjoys a rural location with free parking and convenient transport links to Cambridge, Ipswich and London.  If you are excited by this post, its challenges and opportunities; if you relish the prospect of joining our team of outstanding staff; please submit an application form. 

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. 

We very much look forward to hearing from you.