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English and Religious Education Teacher (Years 7 & 8)

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Approximately 0.5FTE, initially fixed term for one academic year (ending July 2020)

Attractive salary and benefits include teacher pension scheme.


An opportunity has arisen for a Year 7 & 8 English Teacher to join our teaching staff at an exciting time in the life of the Minster School. This is a part time role (0.5 FTE) preferably five mornings (or half days Monday – Friday).  You will expect to fully contribute to the life of the School including co-curricular activities and with colleagues for lunch and other duties.


With experience of teaching English at least to years 7 and 8, the successful candidate will be an inspiring and innovative educator with the ability to enthusiastically encourage pupils to achieve their potential. An understanding of independent secondary school entry requirements (into Y9) and experience of coaching pupils through the common entrance exam are essential and an ability to contribute to the teaching and learning of Religious Education and another subject (such as Design Technology) would be beneficial.


Candidates should complete applications by no later than 12 Noon on Thursday 23 May 2019 and interviews are scheduled for Monday 3 June 2019 where there will also be an opportunity to see the school. As part of the selection process the shortlisted candidates will be asked to prepare for and deliver a lesson. Please note that references will be requested prior to interview and appointment is subject to satisfactory references and all pre-employment checks (including but not limited to an enhanced DBS check).


To apply please visit the TES website via this link: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/english-and-religious-education-teacher-years-7-and-8-york-1206818


Safeguarding children is our absolute priority above everything else that we do. All staff members are required to read the school’s Safeguarding policy and Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2018. Regular training will be offered in Safeguarding and associated matters but it is the job of each member of staff to keep themselves up to date and familiar with current best practice. Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility.​

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