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Aston Manor Academy – Teacher of Religious Education

Permanent Contract Full or Part time

Salary: M1 to UPS 

Required for September 2024

Aston Manor Academy are seeking to appoint a well-qualified innovative and enthusiastic Teacher of Religious Education. The successful candidate will first and foremost be an excellent practitioner of core physical education, is able to motivate and inspire students and will further support the high achievements of the department. There is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate who has the ability and/or experience to teach Religious Education at Key Stage 5. This role is suited to both ECTs and experienced teachers. This role has the potential to be part time, with a minimum contract of 0.6 (3 days).

Equitas Academies Trust was formed in September 2012 and incorporates Aston Manor Academy (Secondary) and Chilwell Croft Academy (Primary). Both Academies are happy, exciting and inspiring learning environments for their children who are from a vibrant mix of cultures. The staff and Trustees have a great sense of pride in their schools and care passionately about the pupils they serve.  We are consistently in the top 15% of schools nationally for achievement.

Aston Manor Academy serves a culturally diverse and economically disadvantaged catchment area yet year on year produces excellent results for its very deserving student’s. We firmly believe that one of the key hallmarks of Aston Manor Academy is the positive, friendly and supportive ethos which enables all of our students to make progress, both academically and in their personal development. In our last Ofsted inspection (June 2017) we were judged to be Outstanding in all areas. In addition, our Sixth Form is rated one of the best for progress in Birmingham!

As an employer, Equitas Academies Trust offers:

  • A supportive and nurturing working environment
  • A commitment to CPD opportunities, including support for ECTs under the Early Career Teacher (ECT) framework.
  • Employee wellbeing benefits including access to a bus pass scheme and a cycle to work scheme
  • Employer contributions to Local Government Pensions Scheme (support staff) or Teacher Pensions Scheme (teaching staff)
  • Pay progression centred around a robust performance management process
  • An inclusive and caring ethos.

We pride ourselves on hosting an environment focused on improving the lives of our students, as well as supporting the fantastic team who dedicate themselves to teach every single day. This is an opportunity to really make a difference and enjoy a varied, challenging and ultimately rewarding role.

If you would like to apply, you can find an application form the Job Description / Person Specification from the school website

We would welcome visits to Aston Manor Academy prior to the closing date or alternatively, delighted to answer any questions you may have.  To arrange a visit, please contact the HR Department on 0121 359 8108 or via email at

Closing date: Monday 3rd June 12 midday.

Interviews will take place week commencing 3rd June 2024