Teacher of Religious Education

Vacancy Description

Position: Teacher of Religious EducationSubject: Culture and Modern LanguagesSalary: MPS - UPS (£23,720 - £39,406)

  Executive Principal:      Mr K Reynolds MA          

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley.

The agenda is challenging, but for the right individual this role presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a real difference and a lasting contribution to our journey in becoming an outstanding provider of education.  We are committed to lifelong learning and can provide a bespoke CPD package to support your professional development, whether you are starting out in your career, or simply looking for a greater teaching experience.

Teacher of Religious Education                                                       Salary: MPS/UPS

North Durham Academy is currently looking to appoint an innovative and passionate RE Teacher, with the talent to inspire students both inside and outside of the classroom.  Whilst we require an RE specialist, the willingness and ability to teach English at KS3 would be advantageous, although not essential.     

This is an opportunity for the right individual to play an integral part of our thriving and forward thinking Culture and Languages Directorate and make a real difference and lasting contribution to the success of our Academy.

We are looking for a colleague who is:

  • Good or Outstanding
  • Experienced in running rehearsals and other extra-curricular groups
  • Able to raise students’ aspirations and attainment
  • Able to plan lessons and ensure the use of assessment is effective in securing student progress
  • Able to contribute to extra-curricular activities


  • Has high expectations of their students
  • Consistently models excellent practice and has students' achievement and progress at the forefront of their teaching.
  • Wants an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school that makes a difference to our young people’s lives.

We can offer:

  • A bespoke CPD package for all staff
  • The chance to work in state of the art facilities
  • An IPad/ICT device for all teaching staff
  • Additional staff benefits i.e. tax free childcare scheme and discounted membership rates at local leisure facilities.

To download an application pack, including job description, person specification and application form, please visit our website: Want to arrange a visit or informal chat before deciding whether to apply?  Just email Human Resources at and this can be arranged.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.  Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Completed applications should be emailed to: by Midday: Thursday 28th February 2019.

Please note: we anticipate interviews for this post taking place week commencing 11th March 2019.

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

New College Durham Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and will undertake the appropriate employment checks to meet this commitment

Start Date: 1st September 2019Closing Date: 28th February 2019 - 12:00pm

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