Harrytown, Romiley, Stockport SK6 3BU Tel: 0161 430 5277
The Diocese of Shrewsbury in partnership with Stockport LA
NOR: c.780 pupils 11-16 years mixed

Headteacher: Mr K Turmeau

Lay Chaplain
Start Date: As soon as possible
37 hours per week - Term Time only + 2 weeks
NJC - Scale 6 Pro Rata (Actual salary range £20,731.21 - £22,118.72)

The Governors of Harrytown Catholic High School wish to appoint a School Chaplain to work with school staff to ensure the Catholic ethos of the school is maintained and spiritual values safeguarded. We are keen to seek to maintain our second consecutive outstanding judgement from Section 48 (March 2017). The person appointed will be able to work on his/her own initiative with enthusiasm and commitment. The person must be a practising Catholic with a deep sense of faith commitment and have an approachable and friendly way of relating to young people and have the ability to earn the respect of a wide spectrum of students, staff, governors and parents/carers in a variety of situations.

37 hours per week to be worked Monday to Friday term time only plus 2 weeks during school holiday periods (some of which may be INSET days), including attendance at evening events and on residential trips.

All employees will need to be able to act as role models to support the ethos and mission of our Catholic community and the successful applicant will take a leading role in this aspect across the school. The post became vacant from 01 September 2017 and the successful applicant will need to be available to commence as soon as possible.

Closing date/time for applications –10:00 on Thursday 30 November2017.

To apply: For further details about this post and an application form please visit the school website: http://www.harrytownschool.org/3community/recruitment.html
Applicants must complete (in full) the current CES application form which includes a supporting statement of no more than 1,300 words detailing why you believe your experience, skills, personal qualities, training and/or education are relevant to your suitability for the post advertised and how you meet the person specification. You should pay particular attention to the national standards for the position for which you are applying. (The supporting statement can be submitted as a separate document). Completed application forms should be submitted via email, by post or by hand: Hand delivered applications need to be during school working hours 08:00 – 18:30 Monday to Friday (during term time and before 15:00 during holiday times), by email via applications@harrytown.stockport.sch.uk or by post to the address above.

The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service, suitable and appropriate references and health checks.