THE BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF SCOTLAND is seeking to appoint a new Director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service. Details below.
The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland
DIRECTOR, SCOTTISH CATHOLIC EDUCATION SERVICE
Salary – commensurate with experience
The Director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service is the chief officer of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) and the key adviser to the Bishops’ Conference on all matters pertaining to education. The postholder, who will be based in Glasgow, will lead the operation of the Scottish Catholic Education Service which supports and promotes Catholic Education in Scotland on behalf of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland.
The post holder will be expected to provide an authoritative national voice for Catholic education in Scotland and represent its interest at national and international levels. S/he will prepare and implement a strategic plan for Catholic education in Scotland and develop effective links with the major partners in this field. S/he will co-ordinate the contribution of dioceses to national developments affecting Catholic education, encourage research and promote the achievements of Catholic schools.
Applicants for the post must be educated to graduate level or equivalent and have had extensive experience at senior level within the education sector. They must be able to evidence a first class record of achievements and meeting targets with the education sector, coupled with a sound knowledge of current trends in Catholic education. They will also be required to demonstrate a high level of networking and interpersonal skills, and should be a persuasive and articulate communicator, both verbally and in writing, with effective negotiating ability. In addition, applicants should possess a high standard of professional integrity and be able to demonstrate commitment to the values and ethos of Catholic education.
To obtain an application pack for this post please write to Laura McAllister, HR Adviser, Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, c/o Archdiocese of Glasgow, 196 Clyde Street, Glasgow G1 4JY or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 29th April 2016.
Catholic National Endowment Trust, also known as The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, is a registered charity SCO16650