General Secretary, Frome, Somerset

Closing date:

Catholic Independent Schools' ConferenceFrome, Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: July 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference (CISC) require for July 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter) a:

General Secretary

Closing date for applications is Friday 23 February 2018 at 4.00pm

Interviews will be held on Saturday 10 March 2018 in central London

An attractive package of pay and conditions is available to the successful candidate

The Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference (CISC) represents a growing community of Catholic Independent Schools in the UK and beyond, working together to promote and celebrate the global project of Catholic education.

The current post holder has made exceptional progress in the development and delivery of the strategic aims of the charity and we are seeking an exceptional leader to continue this work and further improve CISC’s reach and impact in Catholic education, particularly within the independent sector.

The successful candidate will be an accomplished and inspirational leader with a compelling vision for Catholic education and a passion for improving the lives of our future generations. We are seeking an outstanding ambassador for the charity and, as such, the successful candidate will need to be an excellent communicator, relationship builder and facilitator - someone with a strong track record in senior leadership within Catholic education. 

Applicants will need to demonstrate a strategic mind-set and experience of working in a multifaceted role with a clear understanding of how best to support Catholic independent school heads in their role. The post-holder will be a practising Catholic with a successful career in the leadership of a Catholic school. 

For initial enquiries and requests for details contact Raymond Friel, in strictest confidence, at 

Further details of the post can also be found on our website at

Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy CISC’s rigorous recruitment procedures in terms of safeguarding children which includes reference to the Disclosure and Barring System (DBS) and checks with employers.

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More about Catholic Independent Schools' Conference
Address: 17 Rossiters Hill, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7949 394925

The Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference is a dynamic and forward-thinking family of schools with members in England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Italy and Singapore. There are 135 schools in CISC and the number is growing. In to...