The Governors are seeking to appoint a practising Catholic
who is a dynamic and inspirational Head of RE who will lead an ‘outstanding’ RE
Department (Section 48 inspection March 2022).
We welcome applications from candidates currently in similar
roles or aspiring middle leaders. The
successful candidates will benefit from the support and line management of an
Assistant Headteacher with previous RE Department leadership and a successful
This is an exciting time for Cardinal Newman as we prepare
for the development of a brand new school opening in January 2026. You will also be joining the school as we
celebrate a progress score of +0.51 (2023) and will join a staff body who
support the school motto “We are all made for greatness.”
The school has an excellent reputation, built on strong and
longstanding relationships with the local community and beyond. We are a Beacon
Peace School and achieved outstanding in all categories in the Section 48
Inspection report. Comments include:
“Pupils know whom to go to if there is a problem, and they
value the strong community spirit. They speak of solid relationships with their
tutors and the extended community to which they belong, contributing to
The successful candidate will:
- Be a
practicing Catholic and a confidence witness to the faith and formation of
- with Have
a passion for their subject.
excellent relationships with students and a belief that everyone can succeed.
- Be a
great team player and work with other key colleagues to support the development
of teaching and learning within the department.
- Be able
to teach all key stages.
- Be a
skilful and committed practitioner, able to inspire pupils, manage a busy workload,
be well organised, prepared to go the extra mile and love teaching.
Cardinal Newman School can offer:
well-motivated body of students.
friendly, enthusiastic and supportive staff.
programmes to support and develop teachers particularly for ECTs.
- A vibrant
programme of extra-curricular activities, which broaden the experience of our
- A caring
ethos with strong international links and a commitment to actively supporting
global charity and fundraising projects.
Please refer to the person specification for eligibility for
this post. Application packs are
available via the school website www.cncs.school
Completed application forms should be sent to Suzanne
Harris, Headteacher’s PA firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 27 November 2023
Sandpits Lane, Coventry, CV6 2FR Tel: 024 76332382
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff
and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance.
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