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How to Survive Working in a Catholic School

A Guide for Teachers and Support Staff

ISBN13: 9780852314043

ISBN10: 0852314043

Publisher: Redemptorist Publications (30 Sep 2013)

Binding: Paperback

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  • A guide for teachers and support staff. Whether you are practising or lapsed Catholic, practise a different faith, or are not religious at all, the Catholic school system can sometimes be a bit confusing.


    This book deals with all your possible concerns and more. Issues covered include getting to grips with the Catholic ethos, preparing services and knowing the correct way to address a member of clergy. This book is not just for teachers: it is a fantastic aid for support staff, caretakers, lunchtime supervisors, and governors, providing a clear exposition on Catholic education, so that you can be confident the next time a child asks you a tricky question.

  • Sr Judith Russi SSMN

    Sr Judith Russi SSMN is the director of EducareM and has worked for many years as a teacher, advisor, curriculum developer and author with expertise covering primary schools through to sixth form.

    Raymond Friel

    Raymond Friel has been a headteacher in Catholic secondary schools for over a decade, he has first-hand experience of Everything that working in a Catholic school entails.

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    By helping them to understand that each person, young or old, is a child of God and precious in his sight, this excellent book will help priests, governors, teachers and parents to understand their role in supporting our Catholic schools and their mission.


     - Bishop Malcolm McMahon OP.


    Everyone who works in a Catholic school can make a positive contribution to its ethos and religious life, regardless of their own faith, a new guide has argued. The authors press strongly for schools to have an inclusive approach to non-Catholic teachers and support staff, given that around half are not members of the Church...

     - The Tablet 

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