General Secretary Vacancy

The Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference (CISC) require for September 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter) a:

General Secretary

Closing date for applications is Thursday 17 May 2018 at 09:00 BST
Interviews will be held in the week commencing on 18 June 2018 in central London

An attractive package of pay and conditions is available to the successful candidate

The Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference (CISC) represents a growing community of Catholic Independent Schools in the UK and beyond, working together to promote and celebrate the global project of Catholic education.

The current post holder has made exceptional progress in the development and delivery of the strategic aims of the charity and we are seeking an outstanding leader to continue this work and further improve CISC’s reach and impact in Catholic education, particularly within the independent sector.

The successful candidate will be an accomplished and inspirational leader with a compelling vision for Catholic education and a passion for improving the lives of our future generations. We are seeking an outstanding ambassador for the charity and, as such, the successful candidate will need to be an excellent communicator, relationship builder and facilitator – someone with a strong track record in senior leadership within Catholic education.

Applicants will need to demonstrate a strategic mind-set and experience of working in a multifaceted role with a clear understanding of how best to support Catholic independent school heads in their role. The post-holder will be a practising Catholic with a successful career in the leadership of a Catholic school.

To download the appointment details for this role, including information on how to apply, please visit Perrett Laver quoting reference 3582. An application pack is also available for download in the link below:

Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy CISC’s rigorous recruitment procedures in terms of safeguarding children which includes reference to the Disclosure and Barring System (DBS) and checks with employers.