Diocese of Leeds - Bradford M.D.C
Mixed 11 – 18 Catholic Comprehensive School
773 on roll (including 70 6th form)
REQUIRED FROM September 2024
Faculty Leader for
Religious Education L7-11
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The Governors of the Holy Family Catholic School, Voluntary Academy, are
seeking to appoint a practising Catholic as Faculty Leader for Religious
We are looking for an enthusiastic Faculty Leader for Religious
Education to undertake the leadership of an excellent department and inspire,
in all our students, both a curiosity and love of Religious Education learning.
This post is suitable for someone who would like to widen their experience and
offers real opportunities1 for professional and career development as part of
the school’s extended leadership team. The Religious Education Faculty are in
an exciting position and are now in Year 2 of embedding their new curriculum
which can be found on the school website.
We are looking for
someone who will promote the wider Catholic Life of the school with enthusiasm and
who will contribute to the school mission of ensuring that our students awaken
minds, achieve dreams and serve others.
As such the successful candidate would be expected to have full involvement with
the wider aspects of school life and the local community.
Holy Family Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy belongs to The Blessed
Christopher Wharton Catholic Academy Trust, serving the town of Keighley and
surrounding villages in pleasant rural surroundings.
The school is on a rapid improvement journey. Governors appointed a new
Headteacher in September 2021, and the school leadership team has also been
We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare
of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be
undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an
enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.
Visits to the school prior to making an application are actively
encouraged. Applications for this position should be made using the standard
CES application form. Only applications
submitted using the CES application form will be considered.
Please note that this role requires a Faith reference.
To arrange a visit to the school and/or for further information
and an application pack, please contact Michelle Clare, PA to Headteacher on
01535 210212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Faculty Leader will take lead responsibility for providing
leadership and management of Religious Education to secure:
Effective use of resources
Improved standards of learning and
achievement for all
The Faculty Leader will also:
Promote our Catholic Ethos across the
academy based on the wider mission of the school.
Oversee Catholic Life across the school in
preparation for our next Section 48 inspection.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.
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Visas cannot be sponsored.