Teacher of Religious Studies, plus History and Geography

Liverpool, England, gb
Company: School Improvement Liverpool
Category: Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 18:03:33

About the School
Liverpool College is a mixed ability 4-19 Academy of some 1500 pupils. The College is situated on a leafy 28-acre campus located in the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool adjacent to Sefton Park. The College was founded in 1840 and was a founding member of the Headmaster’s Conference and was a fee-paying school until September 2013, when it became an all-through academy for pupils aged 4 to 19 years old. The College also offers state boarding provision. In the last few years, it has become one of the most over-subscribed schools in the North of England. Liverpool College was judged Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted at its last inspection in November 2019. The College is guided by its motto: Not Only the Intellect but also Character.

Our mission and unique approach to the education of the whole child is further explained at www.learningwithcharacter.org.uk . We seek to focus on the individual and develop in everything we do at school the three key traits of our learners: Purpose, Passion and Challenge. Our commitment to Learning with Character and our three core traits create a cohesive community across the entire campus and ensure we continue our founders’ intention to make the formation of character a prime purpose of education. Above all, Liverpool College is a happy, successful and outward-looking school with a clear mission and an undiluted belief in the importance of educating the whole person. Liverpool College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Liverpool College is an equal opportunities employer.

About the Role
To work as part of the growing Humanities team and deliver high quality teaching in order for all students to make good progress in school. Working under the direction of The Head of Humanities, the teacher has the following responsibilities:

  • Provide effective teaching and learning strategies that allows all children to progress.
  • Maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • To evaluate the teaching and learning strategies and resources deployed.
  •  To ensure short, medium and long-term planning is effectively carried out and students’ individual needs are met through appropriate differentiation in all classes taught.
  • Ensure a duty of care at all times to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children.
  • To support school policy.
  • The successful candidate will make a full contribution to the pastoral and extra-curricular life of this busy and successful school. The College can offer strong support for NQTs, well-motivated and enthusiastic students, and excellent facilities. This is a part-time permanent post, commencing 1st September 2021. A Job Description can be downloaded here.


    Personal Qualities
    We require an enthusiastic and positive individual, committed to the well-being of children and young people, who has:

  • A good honours degree in Religious Studies or relevant degree
  • A levels in related subjects
  • Experience of teaching Geography and History at secondary level is desirable
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Successful experience working in a secondary environment teaching KS3 and KS4.
  •  Good knowledge and understanding of the changes in the curriculum.
  • Ability to break down information so it can be easily relayed.
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Passionate, enthusiastic and positive.
  • A Person Specification can be downloaded here.
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