St Thomas More Catholic High School, Lynn Road, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 8LF

Curriculum Leader of RE

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£28,000 - £43,685 per annum plus TLR 1c £12,717 per annum depending on relevant teaching experience

St. Thomas More Catholic High School is a member of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust.

St Thomas More Catholic High School

Lynn Road

North Shields

Tyne and Wear

NE29 8LF

Tel: 0191 2588360

Permanent (Part time will be considered)

“Pupils make good progress because of their positive attitudes to learning, and the strong relationships they have with staff… The values of respect, tolerance and humility permeate the school and leaders’ active promotion of pupils’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural development is tangible and exceptional… There is a philosophy of continuous improvement in the school.” Ofsted November 2017

“The Catholic Life of St Thomas More Catholic Academy is outstanding in the way it lives out its mission to the school and wider community.” Diocese December 2014

We wish to appoint for September 2023 an enthusiastic and committed professional with an excellent teaching record up to ‘A’ Level, excellent leadership and management skills, vision and a commitment to continued improvement of classroom practice. You will be joining and leading the further development of an excellent department made up of twelve specialists.

The school provides:

• An extremely positive, stimulating environment

• Enthusiastic students and excellent staff

• Excellence in teaching, learning and achievement

• A strong culture of learning, improvement and collaborative working

• Leadership development and opportunities.

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st January 2023 at 3.30pm

Person specification, job description and application forms and further details are available on the school website: Please return completed applications to Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 2nd February 2023 and interviews will take place on Tuesday 14th February 2023. Applications sent by email will be accepted but will require a real signature on the day of interview. Only the successful candidates will be contacted by the school.

For further information about the position, or to arrange an informal visit please contact Mrs C Palgrave, Governance and HR Manager on or 0191 2588340.

St Thomas More is committed to the safety and protection of its students. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure check via the Disclosure and Barring Service together with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate. An online search will take place on shortlisted candidates as part of the recruitment process and inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 guidance.


Closing date:

31 January 2023

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