The Archdiocese of Birmingham is seeking to appoint an outstanding educational professional as Director of Education. The successful applicant will be responsible to the Director of the Diocesan Education Service and the Trustees of the Archdiocese of Birmingham and will lead the strategic development of the DES by successfully promoting its declared mission and further developing its policies and its relationships with schools and external agencies.
The successful applicant will be a practising Catholic with wide experience in education, capable of providing professional guidance to schools in a time of significant educational change.
The role of the Director of Education is critical to our provision and success in making Christ known today. We wish to appoint somebody to this post with vision for Catholic education and the drive and ability to implement that vision. The post-holder needs to be skilled, self-motivated, an excellent communicator and a person who can establish working relationships of the highest quality with staff in the DES and the school communities.
For further information and an application pack, please contact Mrs Bernadette Harding, PA to Fr Jonathan Veasey, Director of Diocesan Education Service, Don Bosco House, Coventry Road, Coleshill, Warks, B46 3EA or download from our website: www.bdes.org.uk
Closing date for applications: 20th September 2013
Interview date: Friday 27th September 2013
Employer information: Diocesan Education Service, Archdiocese of Birmingham
Location: Don Bosco House
Telephone 01675 464755
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