Job Description

Philosophy & Ethics Teacher

Location: West Suffolk District

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time

Are you passionate about igniting intellectual curiosity and fostering critical thinking skills in young minds? An exciting opportunity awaits for a dedicated Philosophy & Ethics Teacher to join a vibrant educational community in the West Suffolk District in September 2024.

Key Responsibilities for Philosophy & Ethics Teacher:

  • Develop and deliver engaging lessons in Philosophy & Ethics for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students.
  • Cultivate a stimulating learning environment that encourages philosophical inquiry and ethical reflection.
  • Support students in developing their analytical, argumentative, and ethical reasoning skills.
  • Plan and implement a diverse range of instructional strategies to accommodate varying learning styles and abilities.
  • Assess student progress through formative and summative assessments, providing constructive feedback to support their growth.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to create interdisciplinary connections and enhance the overall educational experience.
  • Engage with parents and guardians to foster a collaborative approach to student development.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS/ QTLS) 
  • Previous experience as a Philosophy & Ethics Teacher
  • Specialization or significant coursework in Philosophy, Ethics, or a related field.
  • Experience teaching Philosophy & Ethics at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 levels, with a proven track record of student achievement.
  • Strong subject knowledge and a passion for exploring philosophical concepts and ethical dilemmas.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and a reflective approach to teaching practice.

Why Step Teachers?
With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK. 

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. High street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional wellbeing services as standard with our pay portal. 

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