Diocesan Schools Officer

Diocesan Schools Officer
Part Time, 17½  hours per week
Permanent Post
Salary £25,652.90 per annum
(£51,305.80, Full time equivalent)

An opportunity is available for a Schools Officer to work within the Department for Education based at the Archdiocesan Office, Sefton Park, Liverpool.
Reporting to the Director for Education, your primary responsibility will be to provide support and advice to headteachers, school governors and clergy across 240 schools and colleges associated with the Archdiocese.
We also offer 5 weeks holiday (pro rata) plus a matched contribution pension scheme which is available via The Peoples Pension.
Applicants must have; Good standard of education to degree level or equivalent, qualified teacher status, experience of headship in Catholic Schools or comparable leadership level in a local authority, knowledge of school improvement strategies, highly developed verbal and written communication skills, ability to use own initiative and work to deadlines and to be a practising Roman Catholic.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Tim Warren, Director for Education on 0151 522 1072.
Closing date: Friday 8 November 2019
Interview Date: Friday 15 November 2019
This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check

This application is covered by a genuine occupational requirement under The Employment Equality (Religion or belief) Regulations 2003, Section 7, subsection (2)

A full job description and person specification is contained within the information back below:

Information Pack

To apply you will also need to read the ‘Application Pack’ and complete the necessary documents.  This pack includes:
·         An application form
·         A voluntary monitoring form
·         A copy of the Archdiocese of Liverpool’s Equal Opportunity Policy
·         A Fact Sheet for the recruitment of ex-offenders
These documents are all available by clicking on the relevant links below: