The Bishop and Trustees of the Diocese of Wrexham seek to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated practising Catholic to the post of diocesan director of education to develop, lead and inspire Catholic education across the whole of North Wales.

The contract is part-time (0.6) and permanent and remuneration is pro rata commensurate to current salary. The successful candidate is required to start in January 2019 or earlier if possible.

Requirements are:

A committed Catholic with a clear vision of and proven senior management skills in Catholic education.

The vision to enhance the Catholic identity of our schools through the curriculum and the ethos of the school.

The drive to strategically lead and develop Catholic education across the diocese.

The ability to support and innovate the professional development of schools’ staff.

The energy, personal and interpersonal skills to develop the leadership of governors.

The realism to be self-motivated and to inspire colleagues for the good of the children.

A commitment to motivate and further strengthen school and parish links.

The diocese is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to criminal record checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service and requires you to disclose details of unspent and unfiltered reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in any application.

A job description and further information can be obtained by emailing

Letters of application should be accompanied by a CV and the details of two referees and returned to

Informal conversation can be had before application, please contact Keith McDonogh:

The closing date is Friday June 8 2018.

Our picture shows Bishop of Wrexham Peter Brignall.



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