Head of RE, Warrington

Closing date:

Cardinal Newman Catholic High SchoolWarrington

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We require an inspirational and committed Head of RE to join our vibrant, ambitious and caring Catholic school.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join a very successful team.

The RE Department is at the centre of the life of our school, and Religious Education is one of our most popular subjects.  Our students thrive on the high quality teaching and strong curriculum delivered by this team.  The ideal candidate to lead this department will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a love of their subject and high expectations of their students. They will be an excellent communicator who can inspire young people, and their strong interpersonal skills will enable them to work collaboratively as part of a highly effective team. This role will also provide excellent professional development for the successful candidate, and will suit a practitioner who is committed to enhancing their own development as a leader. They will be committed to supporting the ethos and wider life of our school.

You should have experience of teaching  RE to all abilities across Key Stage 3 and 4 for at least 3 years and have a strong understanding of the requirements of  the GCSE specification. Experience and understanding of how to enhance student progress and attainment and develop other professionals are key, and a willingness to play a significant role alongside the Senior Leadership Team in developing the vision for the Catholic Life of our school is essential.  

Please see our website for further details and to download a copy of our information pack and our application form: www.cardinal-newman.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 30th March.

Interviews to be held: between Wednesday 1st April – Friday 3rd April.

Please note a current CES application form (version 12) and a Model Rehabilitation of Offender act 1974 must be completed for this post. Forms can be emailed to Mrs Carolyn Plumb cpl@cardinal-newman.co.uk

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

More about Cardinal Newman Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Bridgewater Avenue, Latchford, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 1RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1925 635556
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