Religious Studies Educational Writers

Location
Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol
Salary
£17,645 to £18,598 per annum pro-rata
Posted
24 Nov 2017
Closes
07 Dec 2017
Ref
JEX - RS
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

This is an opportunity for graduates to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the study of Religious Studies through paid positions writing educational resources that our customers – teachers throughout the UK – will use in their class to teach GCSE and A level Religious Studies.

What you will achieve:

  • Published material that will help future learners succeed in their qualifications
  • Experience in publishing and education sectors
  • Develop research and planning skills to a specific project brief
  • Familiarisation of new teaching requirements set by examination boards for A level
  • Develop your teaching skills by gaining practise in structuring lessons, communicating theory to A Level students, and covering unit specifications.
  • Opportunity to develop own resource ideas

What we’re looking for:

  • Two Religious Studies specialists, one with with a specialism in Islam and the other with a specialism in Christianity

With:

  • A detailed knowledge of Religious Studies including degree-level study of Islam or Christianity
  • An ability to adapt and improve methods of working so that any mistakes identified are not repeated!
  • An ability to communicate effectively, concisely – to write with flair and enthusiasm for your subject!
  • An ability to write about religion from a neutral, educational perspective

Even without teaching experience, the ideal candidate will be able to apply creative strategies for teachers, taking the content students need to learn and presenting it in an accessible and digestible way.

*To qualify for the higher salary rate you must have 3 A*s at A Level and a 1st class degree in the subject, or a completed PGCE, or at least a year’s full-time experience writing similar educational materials.

Two positions are available: 6-month initial contracts starting ASAP. There is a strong possibility of further publishing opportunities – including writing, checking and/or editorial work.