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Teacher of Philosophy and Religion

  • Required from: September 2022
  • Contract term: Permanent
  • Hours: 80-100% FTE
  • Salary range: Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Closing date Monday 18 April 2022

The role

Sutton High School is seeking an engaging and passionate teacher to deliver Philosophy and Religious Education to highly motivated girls in Key Stages 3, 4 & 5. PRE is taught as a compulsory part of our Year 7 and 8 humanities curriculum, with high uptake also at GCSE and A Level.

The successful candidate should have the capability to teach up to A level. The ability to offer a second subject, such as Sociology, would be an advantage, but is not essential. If you are able to offer Sociology, please state this in your application.

This role would be ideally suited to an ECT, within a supportive department, with superb ECT provision.

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received and we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should a suitable applicant be found.

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is an academically selective independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads. Both Senior and Junior Schools are amongst the top schools in the country. 

Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and integrated community, where girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

Why Sutton High School?

The school is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice in teaching and learning.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply, please click the apply button.

Interviews will take place on TBC

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.
The GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.