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This job expired on 27 November 2023

  • Start date details

    Easter 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Religious education

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

TMS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLC 1C £12,724

What skills and experience we're looking for

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 track record.

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 excellent behaviour.”


What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practicing Catholic and a confidence witness to the faith and formation of others.
  • with Have a passion for their subject.
  • Have 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:

  • A well-motivated body of students.
  • A friendly, enthusiastic and supportive staff.
  • CPD programmes to support and develop teachers particularly for ECTs.
  • A vibrant programme of extra-curricular activities, which broaden the experience of our students.
  • 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 suzanne.harris@cncs.school

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 Enhanced Disclosure.

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Cardinal Newman Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1424 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
024 76332382

Cardinal Newman is a highly successful 11-18 Catholic comprehensive school set in 37 acre grounds in the pleasant outskirts of Coventry. We are located within easy access of all areas of Coventry and commutable from surrounding areas such as Birmingham, Solihull, Leamington Spa and Sutton Coldfield.

The school has an excellent reputation, built on strong and longstanding relationships with the local community and beyond. In our recent Section 48 inspection (March 2022) the school was recognised as outstanding:

“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 excellent behaviour.”

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