Ref 175173
Grade Teachers Pay Range plus TLR 2.2
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01 September 2021 
Closing Date 12 noon 12/05/2021 
Lawrence Avenue , Frenchwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR1 4PR
Tel: 01772 252072
School website:
Roll: 372
The Governors invite applications for the post of Head of RE who will be responsible for the continuous improvement of an already successful department.

The successful applicant will be:

- A natural leader, able to motivate and inspire others
- Innovative & passionate about teaching and learning
- Able to foster excellent relationships with staff teams and the wider community
- Committed to achieving high levels of attainment for all students

We offer:
- A welcoming, friendly school with a strong Catholic ethos
- A dedicated, hardworking staff and governing body
- A supportive environment with a strong emphasis on professional development

Interviews to be arranged week commencing 24 May 2021

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.
Desirable Qualifications
A degree or equivalent in theology or Religious Studies
Catholic Certificate of Religious Studies or equivalent
Essential Experience
Understanding the role of RE in a Catholic School
Outstanding classroom teacher
Confidence in leading curriculum development in RE and HRSE
Evidence of excellent student progress
Able to motivate and inspire students
Able to show evidence of leading aspects of the spiritual life of the school community
Good communication and listening skills
Commitment to continued professional development
Able to lead and inspire a team of professionals
Desirable Experience
Commitment to extra-curricular provision
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please contact Mrs A Leaver

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Mrs A Leaver
Business Manager. Mrs A Leaver
Business Manager

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.