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Find all of our current vacancies across The Diocese of Liverpool here. You could be just the right person to join us!
We are a diverse and inclusive organisation that values creativity, collaboration, and a commitment to growing, nurturing and serving our community. If you are looking for a fulfilling career where you can grow personally and professionally, we encourage you to explore our job offers.
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Head of School - Canon Sharples CE Primary and Nursery
Canon Sharples Church of England Primary School and Nursery has an exciting opportunity for an inspirational Head of School. The successful applicant will be joining Learning Together Trust, an ambitious, forward-thinking and well-regarded Multi Academy Trust, and work with experienced and dynamic leaders.
We are looking for a strong and visible leader, with vision, drive, energy and high aspirations for the children and community of Canon Sharples. The successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Headteacher and Central Trust Team, shaping the educational direction, fostering a supportive learning environment and continuing to raise standards at Canon Sharples.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a committed and practising Christian, who leads by the example of Christ.
- Foster in all children and staff an absolute feeling of belonging, self-worth, high aspiration and independence, alongside the self-belief that there are no limits to what each of them can accomplish.
- Be a highly effective Team Player, proactively collaborating and connecting with others in school and across the Trust – generously sharing knowledge and skills.
- Be an outstanding strategic leader able to drive standards and have a positive impact on outcomes, enabling all to flourish.
- Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to form strong relationships.
- Be committed to the ‘Thrive Approach’ to support the mental health and wellbeing of the school community.
The Head of School reports to the Executive Headteacher, who is supported by a committed group of Directors, who work with the Local Governing Boards.
Applications Close: 26th February 2024 noon
Interviews: 15th March 2024
Teacher of History - The Deanery CE High School
Required from 1st September 2024: Governors are seeking to appoint an inspiring Teacher of History to join a collaborative and dedicated team who work with integrity together. There is a possibility of a temporary leadership of the department for the right candidate. You will work within a highly successful department with a team of specialist staff, dedicated to excellent teaching and learning. The role will incorporate the teaching of History at Key Stages Three and Four, with the potential of also teaching to A Level.
Applications Close: 26th February 2024
Interviews: 4th March 2024
Teacher of Maths - The Deanery CE High School
Required from 1st September 2024: Governors are seeking to appoint an inspiring Teacher of Maths to join a collaborative and dedicated team who work with integrity together. You will join a large maths team, dedicated to maximising pupil progress within maths and supporting pupils to develop the knowledge and skills to become successful mathematicians. The role will incorporate the teaching of Maths at Key Stages Three and Four, with the potential of also teaching to A Level.
Applications Close: 26th Febuary 2024
Interviews: 29th February 2024
Headteacher - Wavertree CE Primary School
Wavertree Church of England School is a small primary school in the heart of Wavertree. The Victorian building was beautifully renovated in 1999 and recent further improvements have enhanced our school. Our Christian values of fellowship, respect, hope, forgiveness, wisdom and compassion underpin all aspects of our school. Wavertree CE School is a highly inclusive Christian community with a vision to provide a safe, healthy, happy and secure learning community with a stimulating and challenging learning environment.
After seventeen years in the role, our current dedicated and hard working headteacher is moving on and we require a new head from September 2024. The Board of Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Headteacher. We have a talented and highly committed staff, supportive governors and amazing pupils.
Applications Close: 27th February 2024 noon
Interviews: 5th and 6th March 2024
Headteacher - Wigan St Andrew’s CE Primary School
Due to the retirement of our well respected and long-serving Headteacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint a motivated, inspiring and nurturing person to lead our school community and to continue to develop our school.
This is a great opportunity for the right person with a passion for developing each and every child to reach their full potential in a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.
We wish to appoint:
- a practising Christian with a strong faith and deep commitment to the Christian ethos of the school
- a leader and innovator who encourages, enthuses and motivates the school community through excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- a leader who sets high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
- a leader who values all children as unique individuals and ensures that all children are resilient and able to achieve their full potential
- a leader who can listen, nurture, inspire and empower staff to deliver the highest quality education
- a leader who can maintain and develop partnerships between children, staff, parents and carers, Governors, the Church, other local schools and the wider community
Applications Close: 6th March 2024
Interviews: 25th and 26th March 2024
Temporary Class Teacher (Maternity Cover) - St James CE Primary School, Haydock
The Governors at St James CE Primary School wish to appoint a temporary KS2 Class Teacher to join their highly dedicated and creative team in
order to cover a maternity leave, in the first instance.
We are a very successful, happy primary school built on Christian beliefs and values. Our last OFSTED inspection was in 2023, and we were delighted to be rated as good. We joined Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust in October 2018.
Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust (LDST) is a rapidly growing multi-academy trust at the next crucial stage of its development. It was established in 2017 by the Diocese of Liverpool to provide its schools with a Multi Academy Trust that has the vision and values of the Church of England at its heart. All of our primary schools are rated at least Good by OFSTED and 63% of our academies are outstanding.
Applications Close: 11th March 2024 11:00 am
Headteacher - St Andrew’s CE Primary School
The Governors, staff and children are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher, to continue our vision of providing exceptional standards of primary education in our caring Christian environment. Number of Pupils on Roll: 208
Working with staff and governors, the new school leader will be passionate and highly motivated to deliver our robust strategy of continuous improvement in teaching, learning and wellbeing in our ambitious and inclusive church school.
Applications Close: 12th March 2024 noon
Roles at other related organisations
Youth Missional Worker - All Saints Childwall Church
The successful applicant will be part of the Liverpool Next Generation (LNG) Youth and Schools project, based at All Saints Childwall Church.
They will oversee the All Saints Youth work, and connect with Young people both through the LNG Schools project, and also through community activities in and around the parish.
They will develop a team of volunteers, network with parents, and share resources and receive support from the wider LNG Youth team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about youth mission and discipleship: who will support and encourage young people to grow in their faith, knowledge of the bible, understanding of being a disciple of Jesus, awareness and capacity to live a Spirit-led life, and to become active members of their local church family.
Applications Close: 23rd February 2024
Interviews: 5th March 2024
Ministry Coordinator for Open Table Liverpool - St Bride’s Church
The Team Parish of St Luke in the City is seeking a friendly and experienced Ministry Coordinator for Open Table to join the team. As a member of the team, you provide administration, financial and communication support to the Open Table Liverpool worshipping community at St. Brides.
The Team Parish of St Luke in the City is the Church of England parish serving the southern side of Liverpool city centre, stretching eastward from the Baltic Triangle, through Chinatown and the Canning and University areas on to Edge Hill and the border of Wavertree. The parish is served by three churches: St Bride's, St Dunstan's, and St Michael in the City. It also provides chaplaincy support to Liverpool Women's NHS Trust and hosts Open Table, a growing Fresh Expression for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Open Table Liverpool is a diverse Christian community which offers a warm welcome to people who are: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer / Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA+) + our families, friends and all our allies. We aim to create a safe sacred space for you to explore faith, what it means for you, bringing your whole self to God and the community. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, you are welcome here.
Applications Close: 9th March 2024
Roles at Liverpool Cathedral
Front of House Manager
As the Front of House Manager, you will provide a key role in providing and facilitating excellent visitor service, using good judgement and decision making. Visitor donations are a key and growing area of income which supports the cathedral’s mission and ministry. A key part of this role will be to engage visitors to the cathedral with a donation ‘ask’, whilst being mindful of the varying reasons people come to the cathedral. You will use your communication skills both to engage personally with visitors and to motivate your team to do the same. You will be responsible for the Audience Finder visitor survey, which we currently deliver in partnership with eight other English cathedrals. At its most basic level this will be ensuring we have met our target for number of surveys, but we anticipate you to create reports on visitor trend behaviour and feed back to key internal stakeholders on new behaviours and demographics.
Applications Close: 9th March 2024
Front of House Assistant Manager
A key part of this role will be to engage visitors to the cathedral with a donation ‘ask’, whilst being mindful of the varying reasons people come to the cathedral. You will use your communication skills to engage personally with visitors, and deputise for the Front of House Manager where required. You will look after digital and physical signage, and change materials quickly when required, e.g. last-minute changes to event locations. You will report to and work with the Front of House Manager to ensure an excellent level of service, and act as a duty manager when the most senior Front of House team member on site. This role will include working closely with the Visitor Services Manager, Operations Manager and H&S Manager & Inspector of Constables daily.
Applications Close: 9th March 2024
Interviews: 20th & 21st March 2024
Front of House Assistant
A main part of this role will be to engage our visitors to the cathedral with a donation ‘ask’, whilst being mindful of the varying reasons people come to the cathedral. The post-holder will provide visitor reception and be a point of contact and information for visitors to the Cathedral. As a member of the Front of House team, you will be a visitor focused, proactive and organised individual with good communication skills.
Key responsibilities include:
- Welcome all visitors to Liverpool Cathedral in a helpful and positive manner, providing information about the Cathedral as well as support the core offer of the Cathedral, including signposting visitors to the Tower Experience, shop and café as appropriate.
- Manage the circulation of visitors, especially if there are large groups of visitors in the cathedral, liaising with the Front of House Manager as appropriate.
- Assist the Front of House Manager and Assistant Manager to ensure safety of visitors and staff in the Cathedral.
- Respond to public questions about the cathedral with appropriate knowledge and understanding.
- Monitor and maintain the appearance, presentation, and supplies (such as leaflets) of the Front of House area and Cathedral Main Space, dealing with any problems immediately where possible, and reporting any major issues to the duty manager.
Applications Close: 9th March 2024
Interviews: 12th & 13th March 2024