Head Of Department Religious Education, Rochdale

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

St Cuthbert's RC High SchoolRochdale

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR1B- £9,661
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Salary Range: TLR1B

September 2019 

The Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified practitioner with a proven track record of success to lead the Religious Education Department.  The opportunity has arisen due to a change in responsibilities for the current postholder.  The role would suit someone who is already a proven Head of Department and is looking for career development in a large department or someone who is ready to step up to Head of Department for the first time but can evidence successful leadership attributes and impact.  Candidates must be practising Catholics.  

The successful candidate will be joining a school which is progressive, innovative and extremely ambitious.  The Governors and Senior Leaders are committed to professional development and staff well-being.  The successful candidate will be supported via a bespoke training and development plan appropriate to their individual needs and aspirations.  

How to apply

Please complete the attached application form and supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 which addresses the following:

• Your vision for Religious Education

• How you will turn this vision into reality

• What make Religious Education unique in a Catholic school

• What impact you have had in your current and previous roles to demonstrate your ability to improve results

• What personal characteristics and qualities you possess which make you an ideal candidate for St Cuthbert’s at this time

Closing date:  Noon, Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Interviews:      W/C Monday 29 April 2019

Further details and application forms are available from the school website www.scrchs.net. Completed application forms to headteacher@scrchs.com or by post to the address below. For a printed version please contact Mrs G Davis, Headteacher’s PA. 

AThe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointment to this post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record and Background (DBS) check.

Applicants are informed that, if appointed to this post, their contract of employment will be with school governing body who is the employer and not Rochdale Council. 

More about St Cuthbert's RC High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Shaw Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 4RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1706 647761
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