Head of RE St Thomas More Catholic Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Job description

Head of RE
MPS/UPS TLR 1b £9804 pa
Full-time Permanent
Start date: Easter 2020

The Directors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic who is an ambitious and suitably qualified leader of RE. We are looking for a dedicated and committed leader to drive academic progress in Religious Education and take a key role in supporting and developing the Catholic life of the school. The successful candidate will have a proven track record to make their next step into leadership.
St Thomas More Catholic Academy is an 11-18 mixed Catholic comprehensive school with 1071 students on roll which has an excellent reputation throughout the area. On 1 November 2013 St Thomas More together with four primary academies formed the All Saints' Catholic Collegiate (MAC).
To apply please complete the attached CES application form and email to jbeardmore@stmca.org.uk along with completed disclosure form and recruitment monitoring form.
Your supporting statement should include your views on the teaching and learning within the school. It should also indicate the contribution you would hope to make to the life of the school.
If you would like to arrange to visit the school please contact the Head's PA, Mrs Stacy Walker 01782 882900/swalker@stmca.org.uk
Completed application forms should be received by 9:00 am on Monday 20 January 2020
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 28 January 2020
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All appointments made are also subject to satisfactory references and medical clearance.
STM Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Experience of teaching RE in school
CCRS or equivalent
Evidence of further study in Religious Education
Alpha course

Essential skills and experience

Please refer to Person Specification which include:
Practising Catholic
Experience of an effective classroom teacher across Key stages
A sound knowledge of RE programmes of study
A keen interest in the on-going development in Religious Education

Employee benefits

TLR 1b £9804 pa

About St Thomas More Catholic Academy

Longton Hall Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 2NJ
St Thomas More Catholic Academy website (opens in a new window)