Subject Leader of Religious Education, Our Lady’s Catholic College, Lancaster

Subject Leader of Religious Education

Our Lady’s Catholic College Lancaster

Salary:            MPS/UPS TLR 1.2 (£10,203)

Full Time:      Permanent

Start date       September 2021

Not suitable for newly qualified teachers (NQT)

“Now, with God’s help, I shall become myself”- Soren Kierkegaard

The Governors of this outstanding Catholic college wish to appoint a dynamic and dedicated individual to lead this successful RE department.   The post will require the Subject Leader to provide professional leadership and management to secure outstanding teaching, high standards of learning, effective use of resources and achievement for all students.  The successful candidate will be motivated and focused on maintaining these high standards throughout all key stages.  He/she will teach up to KS5 RE.  The Subject leader will also be pivotal in developing and promoting the distinctive Catholic nature and ethos of our outstanding Catholic school.

Our Lady’s Catholic College is a successful comprehensive school with an excellent sixth form provision situated in Lancaster, Lancashire.  We are growing in popularity and currently oversubscribed due to recent improvements not only in results but also in pupils’ behaviour.  Parents recognise the excellent standard of pastoral care and we have a culture of high expectations resulting in a happy school to work and learn in.

We belong to a Catholic Teaching Alliance and have a sharp focus on research based CPD which allows our staff to engage in the current approaches to understand how learning takes place.  This inspires our staff to give the best possible learning experience to enable our pupils to be more effective learners.

  • Are you a talented and energetic Teacher of RE?
  • Would you like to join our team of innovative, supportive and dedicated colleagues?
  • If you would like to be part of our success story please read on:

We are looking for

A teacher who has a mastery of their subject and a passion to ignite enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity in our pupils

A teacher who will carry out a range of assessment strategies and provide high quality feedback to pupils that will enable them to make at least good progress

A teacher who understands the process of learning and is committed to their own continuing professional development

A teacher whose positivity will inspire and motivate students to lifelong learning, raise their expectations and enable them to embrace opportunities beyond their current experience

A teacher to be an integral part of our Catholic community and establish good relationships, with pupils, parent and staff, that are built on the Gospel values

What we can offer you

A strong family ethos with a happy and harmonious environment actively promoted by school leaders

The opportunity to teach year 12 and 13 in our sixth form centre

Well-equipped classrooms including five bespoke ICT suites.


Although we are unable to hold interviews in school at present, we are happy to welcome any interested candidates for this role to visit our school in advance of the interviews. For further information please contact the Headteacher: [email protected]

  • Start date is September 2021
  • Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 15th March 2021
  • Interviews are scheduled for Friday26 th March 2021 (via Zoom)