Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Head of RE
Main Scale/UPS + TLR1c
Permanent – Full Time

On behalf of the Academy Committee, we are seeking an inspirational Head of RE to lead on the Catholic ethos of the school and provide professional leadership and management for our RE department.

The Head of RE will actively promote the distinctive Catholic nature and ethos of the school with colleagues, pupils and parents and be responsible for providing a high quality educational experience for all students to raise the levels of attainment and achievement.

Cardinal Wiseman is an 11-18 school in the north-east of Coventry which is on a journey of improvement. The school’s A-Level results were the best in the city in 2016, and students achieved 73% grades 9-4 for English in Summer 2017.

This post is instrumental in providing the lead in the Catholic life of the school and you must be a practising Catholic.

If you are a passionate and motivated teacher who is focused on helping students develop a deep subject knowledge in order to achieve their true potential, we would welcome your application.

In return we can offer:
• a supportive leadership team and vibrant professional community
• quality training to those new to the career from our team of dedicated mentors
• a commitment to continuing professional development
• a positive school culture which believes in distributed and collaborative leadership
• energetic and enthusiastic high students
• a supportive, Catholic ethos across our school communities.

Application forms are available to download from Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form must be completed.

We would be delighted to show you around our school, to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Renata Robins on 02476 617 231 or email

Completed applications should be sent to the HR Department at by 12 noon on Wednesday 10th December 2019.

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS checks.