Head of RE, Luton

Closing date:

Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science CollegeLuton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1D £12,898
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Our passion is to see students achieve the best that is possible, inspired by great teaching and great leaders. Cardinal Newman School has an exciting opportunity for a new Curriculum Leader of RE who shares this passion. 


Cardinal Newman School is an 11-19 comprehensive school with Specialist Science Status, serving the Roman Catholic community in Luton and Dunstable. We are one of the most successful schools in Luton and have a thriving Sixth Form with 300 students. We have been consistently described by Ofsted as a ‘good’ school and under Section 48 as an ‘outstanding Catholic school’. 


We are looking for a highly motivated and inspiring Curriculum Leader, with a passion for Religious Education, to enthuse and engage a team of excellent teachers, build upon the high standards already achieved and continue the growth and development of the excellent faculty. Whether you are currently in a leadership role or looking to take the next step-up in your career, this post is an excellent opportunity for you to really make a difference on your journey to senior leadership.


The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be a practicing Catholic, understanding the distinctive nature and Ethos of a Catholic school
  • Ensure that Catholicity, teaching and learning is at the forefront of all strategic school improvement for students 
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Be able to display leadership skills that encourage staff to be creative and develop      rich and exciting lessons.
  • Be an ambitious leader with a clear vision of what an outstanding RE department will look like and will have the talent to deliver on this vision.


The ideal candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, able to display leadership skills that encourage staff to be creative and develop rich and exciting lessons. The person appointed will be an ambitious leader with a clear vision of what an outstanding RE department will look like and will have the talent to deliver on this vision.


Closing Date:  18 April 2018

Interview Date:    25 April 2018


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, prohibition order check and the Disclosing & Barring Service.


Roman Catholic School in the Diocese of Northampton

‘Together towards our Lord through learning, love and faith’

  

For more information and to apply, please see our website at  www.hays.co.uk/jobs/cardinalnewman or call Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7041



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Warden Hill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 597125
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