Diocesan Department for Education - H and N Diocese

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Department for Education

Leadership Recruitment Guidance

 

The Appointment of Headteachers and Deputy Headteachers in Catholic Schools

 

Each section of the guidance is available to download below. In addition, individual documents and pro formas from each section are available.

Section A - General Guidance and Key Documents

 

Downloads:

Person Specification for Recruitment Advisers (pdf - word)

Recruitment Summary Sheet (pdf - word)


Section B – The Initial Meeting

 

Downloads:

Agenda for the Initial Meeting HT / DHT (pdf - word)

Deputy headteacher Job Description (pdf - word)

Deputy Headteacher Person Specification (pdf - word)

Deputy headteacher Shortlist Working Sheet (pdf - word)

Headteacher Job Description (pdf - word)

Headteacher Person Specification (pdf - word)

Headteacher Shortlist Working Sheet (pdf - word)


Section C – The Shortlisting Meeting

 

Downloads:

Agenda for Shortlisting Meeting HT / DHT (pdf - word)

Model Invitation to Interview (pdf - word)

Request for faith and character reference letter (pdf - word)

Request for faith and character reference proforma (pdf - word)

Request for Professional Reference Letter (pdf - word)

Request for Professional Reference Proforma (pdf - word)

Specimen Timetable for Primary DHT Interview [one day - four candidates] (pdf - word)

Specimen Timetable for Primary DHT Interview [one day - two candidates] (pdf - word)

Specimen Timetable for Primary HT Interview [one day - four candidates] (pdf - word)

Specimen Timetable for Primary HT Interview [one day - two candidates] (pdf - word)

Specimen Timetable for Secondary DHT Interview [two day - five candidates] (pdf - word)

Specimen Timetable for Secondary HT Interview [two day - five candidates] (pdf - word)


Section D – The Interview Process

 

Downloads:

Collective Worship Working Sheet (pdf - word)

Interview and Post Interview Board Checklist (pdf - word)

Interview Working Sheet (pdf - word)

Model Job Offer Letter (pdf - word)

Presentation Working Sheet (pdf - word)