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St John Rigby College offers a wide range of academic and vocational courses at all levels in a highly supportive and caring environment to approximately 1400 full-time students aged 16-18. We welcome applications from people who are keen to work with us to deliver educational excellence at all levels.


The College was inspected in February 2017 and was judged to be “outstanding” in every aspect.

Inspectors quote: “Students value the support they receive and are able to identify how it has helped their progress and developed their confidence. The Catholic mission and values permeate the college and are highly effective in developing students’ positive attitudes to learning.”

Biology Teacher – Maternity Cover

Position Requirements

St John Rigby College offers a wide range of academic and vocational courses at all levels in a highly supportive and caring environment to approximately 1400 full-time students aged 16-18. We welcome applications from people who are keen to work with us to deliver educational excellence at all levels.

 

In January 2024 the College retained its Ofsted “outstanding” judgement with inspectors commenting; “students are highly motivated to achieve” They embody the culture of kindness, mutual respect and high expectation that permeate the college”.  In December 2023, the “outstanding” inspection report from the Catholic Schools Inspectorate began with; “St John Rigby College is a joyful, happy and supportive community.”

 

Start date: 1 September 2024

 

Biology Teacher – Maternity Cover

 

A level and Applied Biology

Part time 0.5 FTE

Fixed Term until 30 June 2025

 

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and inspirational teacher to join our Biology team, who is keen to contribute to the classroom experience of our students. You will be highly motivated and resilient, with a genuine desire to improve the lives of our young people.

 

Salaries for teaching posts are based on Sixth Form Colleges’ new pay scale up to £47,133 per annum.  St John Rigby College has a strong commitment towards staff development and welcomes applications from teachers in schools and colleges and from ECTs.

 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

 

For further details about the post or to request an application pack please visit our website www.sjr.ac.uk or e-mail hr@sjr.ac.uk  or telephone on 01942 219690.

 

Completed applications forms should be emailed to: hr@sjr.ac.uk.

 

 

Closing Date:     Friday 28 June 2024

Interviews          Tuesday 2 July 2024  

Start date
01 September 2024
Closing date
28 June 2024
Interview Date
02 July 2024
Our commitment to student welfare

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Further details

For further details about the posts or to request an application pack please  e-mail HR Manager at hr@sjr.ac.uk  or telephone on 01942 219690.

Applications

Completed applications forms should be emailed to HR Manager, at the following email address: hr@sjr.ac.uk. 

Closing date : 28 June 2024
Interview date : 02 July 2024

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