This job expired on 22 November 2023

  • Start date details

    April 2024 (or as soon as possible)

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5


Health and social care

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2B £5,024
Recruitment & Retention points would be available for a suitable candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for



Firm understanding of KS4 and 5 Health & Social Care and KS5 Child Learning, Play & Development

Ability to teach BTEC National to level 3

Confidence in leading learning, assessment and intervention

Ability to relate well to colleagues, parents and students

High standards and expectations of success

Capacity to engage colleagues and students in active, interesting learning where students make excellent progress

Willingness to initiate and regularly support extra-curricular activities and intervention to promote the subject

Commitment to the pastoral care of all students

Experience of internal verification and BTEC Assessment methodology


Experience of leading on Applied General Qualifications



Appropriate degree

A post graduate certificate in education or degree with QTS


Evidence of other professional development or qualifications



Evidence of successful teaching in Health & Social Care Level 3

Evidence of capacity to achieve excellent progress in students’ learning and results


Ability to teach a second Applied General Learning subject



Ability to work successfully within a team and motivate colleagues

Loyalty and professional discretion

Capacity to communicate an enthusiasm for learning in the subject

Excellent time management

Capacity to encourage others to think positively

Satisfactory enhanced disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service



A sympathy with, and active support for, our ethos and prayer life

High professional standards in dress, attendance and punctuality


Practising Catholic

Valid Driving licence

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful school. We have excellent facilities and an impressive record of achievement at all levels.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Local Governing Committee are committed to safeguarding and the protection of its pupils. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS and Social Media check.

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About Sacred Heart Catholic High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1387 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

We are immensely proud of our school where, in the very best tradition of Sacred Heart education, we value each of our students. We have an excellent learning environment and an amazing team of staff. As the examination results show, our students achieve the highest standards of academic success and progress and we aim now to take this even further so that all our girls leave us well equipped for their future.
You will see from the Ofsted inspection report November 2013 that we are a flourishing and outstanding school in every respect. We are fully committed to the development of the whole child, and we try in all that we do to live our Christian values, so that students learn from our models of kindness, commitment and being satisfied only with achieving the very best standards in personal and academic areas. Charitable and community ventures are prominent and are highly valued. Attendance and behaviour are excellent, within a framework of high expectations and support from parents, who greatly appreciate our school.
The school is extremely popular and oversubscribed. We have a broad comprehensive intake with a good balance of attainment and background. There is an excellent pastoral team and all staff have pastoral responsibilities. The teaching departments each have specialist support staff.

Arranging a visit to Sacred Heart Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@shhs.org.uk.

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