Fixed Term (Maternity Cover)

Required to start 1st September 2023

Teachers’ Pay Scale, Full Time, (1.0fte)

We are seeking a full-time, Teacher of Religious Education with excellent subject knowledge to join our dedicated department from 1st September 2023.  This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional teacher with the qualifications and skills to teach Religious Education to at least GCSE standard.  We would welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or experienced teachers.  We provide an extensive and highly supportive programme for our Early Career Teachers (ECTs) and a diverse range of professional improvement opportunities for more experienced staff.  If you have excellent subject knowledge, are passionate about Geography and enthusiastic about working with fantastic young people, we would love to hear from you. 

Newquay Tretherras is a wonderful, forward-thinking place to work and this is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and committed practitioner to develop their career in a great school, working with our fantastic staff and students.  We are one of the largest schools in Cornwall, with over 1700 young people, including a thriving Sixth Form.  We offer a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued.   

Newquay Tretherras is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all. 

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:     Wednesday 7th June 2023 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 12th June 2023        

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: