Assistant Director (Education)


5 minutes walk from Victoria Station, London SW1

£60k and benefits

Do you support the Church’s provision of high quality education for children across the country? Are you interested in supporting teachers, schools and colleges to achieve this mission? If so, we are seeking to appoint an Assistant Director (Education) for the Catholic Education Service (CES).

The CES represents and promotes the national education policy of the Bishops in relation to the 2,300 Catholic schools, colleges and universities which the Church is responsible for across England and Wales.

We are looking for an experienced education professional with strong management experience, who is sympathetic to the teachings of the Catholic Church and supportive of Church schools. The successful candidate will have an understanding of education policy, including knowledge of leadership, governance, religious education and inspections.

The CES is a family friendly charity that encourages a good work life balance. We offer a range of benefits including a matched pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and a TOIL policy.

Key Responsibilities:
• Be a key part of the leadership of the CES, supporting and promoting the education policies of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales.
• Line management of the education advisers team.
• Overall management of education policy priorities.
• Deputise for the Director as required.

Full job description is available on the CES website.

Please send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you wish to be considered for this role to Paul Barber, Director:
For an informal chat about the role please call Paul Barber on 020 7901 1900.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 4th May 2018.