Chaplaincy Lead - 2nd in RE

Our Lady and St John Catholic CollegeBlackburn with Darwen

Salary:  Main/Upper Scale + TLR2a

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent 

Start Date: September 2021


Join us on our journey towards outstanding.


Working in partnership with St Patrick’s National Teaching School, Our Lady & St John Catholic College is an 11-16 Voluntary Aided School enjoying ‘rapid improvement’ in our pursuit of excellence. We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, highly motivated and dynamic candidate to help lead our RE team. 


This is an exciting opportunity to support the leadership of the RE Faculty, developing your own leadership skills under the direction of our excellent Head of Faculty. You will also provide strategic leadership for the school chaplaincy programme. This post is excellent preparation for further promotion to Head of Faculty, Lead Practitioner or Senior Leadership.

The successful candidate will:

• Proven track record of success as a teacher, as exemplified by good examination results

• Experience of curriculum development

• Experience of / interest in conducting action research

• Strong and up to date knowledge of subject and pedagogy



An application pack can be found on our website, the completed application form can  by returned by email to Mrs C Taylor (ctaylor2@olsj.blackburn.sch.uk) 


Closing date for applications is: Monday 17th May 12.00pm


“Our Lady and St John’s is an Outstanding Catholic School… where pupils are given opportunities to flourish as individuals and where staff are empowered to continuously improve” Section 48 Inspection 2017.

“We are like a family here” student feedback to inspectors. Our Lady & St John Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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