6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£54,816-£60,488

Additional allowances

An additional allowance is negotiable for the right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

Diocese of Leeds - Bradford M.D.C

Mixed 11 – 18 Catholic Comprehensive School

774 on roll (including 70 6th form)

REQUIRED FROM September 2024

Faculty Leader for Religious Education L7-11

Not suitable for ECTs

The Governors of the Holy Family Catholic School, Voluntary Academy, are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic as Faculty Leader for Religious Education.

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.

What the school offers its staff

The 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 recently restructured.

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 mclare@holyfamilyschool.uk

Further details about the role

JOB PURPOSE:

The Faculty Leader will take lead responsibility for providing leadership and management of Religious Education to secure:

High-quality teaching

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to mclare@holyfamilyschool.uk

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About The Holy Family Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
862 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01535 210212

The Holy Family Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy is part of 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 recently restructured.

Arranging a visit to The Holy Family Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mclare@holyfamilyschool.uk.

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