Ref 174952
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date noon 21/04/2021 

Tel: 01772 746121
School website:
Roll: 903
All Hallows Catholic High School is a flourishing, high achieving and oversubscribed 11-16 high school. It is well known for its high standards of pupil behaviour and academic success. It is a popular choice for families in the local community each year and has a roll of 902. The June 2013 OFSTED Inspection judged the school to be outstanding and awarded Grade 1 in all categories. In addition, the school was graded 1 in its Section 48 Inspection conducted by the Archdiocese of Liverpool in March 2018.
Required for September 2021, the school's Governing Board is seeking to appoint a dynamic and well-qualified Head of Geography. The successful candidate will join an effective and cohesive Geography Department which has an outstanding academic record and which contributes significantly to the wider life of the school.

Applications on a CES application form should be marked for the attention of Mr Horrocks, and received by noon on Wednesday 21st April 2021. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 28th April 2021. Supporting statements, should be no more than 1300 words, address your suitability for the post and detail the ways in which you would lead the future development of our Geography department.

Job description and person specification are available to download from the school website Please return completed applications to Rachel Dawson at

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified teacher status
  • Degree
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Essential Experience
  • Qualified teacher who has undertaken appropriate training and has the necessary knowledge to undertake the duties of the post
  • The ability to devise and teach appropriate courses throughout the school
  • The ability to develop strategies for supporting pupils┐ individual needs in and beyond the classroom
  • A sound knowledge of Geography programmes of study
  • A keen interest in the ongoing development in Geography
  • A commitment to pastoral care as a positive support to learni
  • Desirable Experience
  • Management experience
  • Experience of teaching Geography in a Catholic school
  • Ability to assess the strengths and weaknesses of Geography programmes of study
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact Mrs R Dawson on 01772 746121 to speak about the role or to arrange a socially distanced visit

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Forms, job description and a person specification are available from the website at Mrs R Dawson, Office Manager and PA to Headteacher c/o the school

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.