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Teacher of Philosophy and Ethics

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King Edward VI School
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
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Closing date:
24 April 2019 12:00 PM
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Fixed term for one year.

Required from September 2019.

Are you passionate about teaching and learning in Philosophy and Ethics?

Do you have the skills and aptitudes necessary to join a thriving and successful team of teachers who are passionate about the education of young people and helping students fulfil their potential in this area?

We are looking for an ambitious, reflective and talented teacher who can help us to develop the quality of teaching at King Edward VI School and ensure an even better learning experience for our students.

King Edward VI CEVC School is a successful, oversubscribed 11-18 school with 1534 students on roll, including 396 in the Sixth Form.

We are situated in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds ('the jewel in the crown of Suffolk'), surrounded by beautiful countryside; just over an hour by train to London, and a 30-minute drive to Cambridge.

You will:

  • have an outstanding track record in teaching with proven success and demonstrable impact
  • be able to think strategically, analytically and creatively about teaching and learning, and have the personal authority and communication skills to make a difference to outcomes for this crucial department
  • be committed to the continuous improvement of people and systems to secure even better outcomes for students in Philosophy and Ethics.

For more information about the school please visit our website: www.king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk

If you have any questions about the post, or would like to arrange a visit, do not hesitate to get in touch with our Subject Leader for Philosophy and Ethics, Claire Stothard, at: sz@king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk

An application pack can be downloaded from the related information section.

Completed applications should be returned to the school via email at: vacancies@king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk

Interview date: 29 April 2019.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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