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  • Closing date

    28 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Religious Education

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L1 -L10

Head of RE & Catholic Life job summary

Are you a passionate and enthusiastic Teacher of Religious Education who places students at the heart of everything you do? Are you an aspiring middle or senior leader who wants to be part of the transformation of St John Fisher? We invite applications from teachers who share our vision for delivering World Class Catholic education and are ready to take their next steps in their career, to lead our RE department and the Catholic Life of the school. 

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate to take a pivotal role in driving the future of this Academy on its journey to becoming a ‘great’ school. The successful candidate will have enjoyed a range of experiences to date that will have prepared them for this role. They will be an outstanding Religious Education teacher who can demonstrate a track record of raising standards and importantly, be child centred and able to inspire young people to be the best that they can be. The successful candidate will have the highest expectations for our young people, staff and our wider community, underpinned by our Catholic ethos and mission and aligned with our Catholic values.

St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy is an 11 – 18 school and part of the Blessed Peter Snow Catholic Multi- Academy Trust.

If you want to work in an Academy where you can make a real difference to young people’s life chances, whilst working within a partnership of Academies, committed to cooperation and collaboration to unlock talent and fulfill potential, then this post is just right for you. In return you will be supported and encouraged to develop further and enjoy a long and rewarding career working across the Blessed Peter Snow Catholic Multi-Academy Trust. 

If you would like an informal conversation about this opportunity and / or to arrange a visit, please contact Anastasia Greenona-green@stjohnfisher.org.uk



  • hasvision,energyandenthusiasmforteachingand learning
  • theopportunitytoworkina rapidly improvingAcademywith a talented and committed team of staff
  • isproactive,innovativeandfocusedonstudent outcomes
  • adynamicandthrivingstudentbodywhodeservethe best
  • isaninspirational,ambitiousReligious Educationteacherwith excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • thesupportandsharedpurposeofthewiderTrust
  • hasaproventrackrecordofdeliveringandshaping high quality outcomes for young people
  • acompetitivesalarystructure
  • isanadvocateofpartnershipworkingandcommunity engagement
  • excellent career opportunities and access to a comprehensiveprogrammeofprofessionallearning and development
  • isahighlyeffectiveclassroompractitionerwith excellent student outcomes and high expectations of all learners and professionals
  • nationalnetworkingopportunities
  • has an appreciation for and commitment to broadeningtheexperiencesofyoungpeople
  • acommitmenttoyourownprofessionaldevelopment

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1053 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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