St Joseph’s College

Job vacancy details

Teacher of Religious Studies

Reference: N/A

Location: Reading RG1 5JT


Working Pattern: Required 1 January 2018

Closing date: 21 November 2017


We require an inspirational and forward-thinking teacher to cover a maternity leave in a popular and successful department. The position is full-time, but applications from candidates who can only offer a part-time role will also be considered.

This is an exciting time to become part of our dynamic team. Situated in the heart of Reading, St Joseph’s College is the leading independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18 in Berkshire. In November 2015 it was named Independent School of the Year, in July 2016 it won the Outstanding Progress Award in the independent sector at the Education Business Awards and last November it received the Outstanding Leadership Team award at the Leadership Awards.

For us, success is about more than just exam results or awards. We celebrate each pupil as an individual, and aspire for them to leave St Joseph’s as mature and confident citizens, ready to tackle life head on with energy and vigour.

Whether new to the profession or an experienced teacher, the successful candidate will combine an inspiring approach to teaching with excellent communication skills, a passion for the subject and a commitment to promoting high standards. He/she will be fully supportive of the College Catholic tradition and expected to contribute to the full life of the School.

For further details about the school please visit our website or contact the Headmaster’s PA.

Applicants for this post need to complete the application form and return it together with a covering letter to or alternatively sent by post to Mrs Gravenor, Headmaster’s PA, St Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5JT. Electronic application is encouraged and preferred.

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 21 November 2017

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

To Apply:

St Joseph’s College
Upper Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5JT
Tel: 0118 966 1000