Apply online HEAD OF HISTORY

Ref 181104
Grade Main Pay Grade plus TLR 2a
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1 September 2022 
Closing Date Noon 19/05/2022
St Anthony's Drive , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 3SQ
Tel: 01772 326900
School website:
Roll: 900
Applications are invited for the post of Principal Teacher (Head of) History at Our Lady’s Catholic High School, Preston, which serves approximately 900 pupils from age 11 to 16.

Governors are now seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and outstanding teacher to lead our History Curriculum Area.  The successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher of History and will teach at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

Our Lady’s Catholic High School is a highly successful oversubscribed 11–16 mixed High School of 900 pupils serving mainly the Catholic community in the north of Preston. We have an excellent reputation and are consistently ranked as a high performing school. We place an emphasis on helping each child reach their full potential and provide a safe, loving environment where our pupils can grow and develop to become One of Ours.

If you wish to apply, please email your completed application form to Pam Stott, Headteacher’s PA, at or alternatively post your completed forms and address to Pam Stott, Headteacher’s PA, Our Lady’s Catholic High school, St Anthony’s Drive. Fulwood, Preston PR2 3SQ. Please note that only Catholic Education Service application forms will be accepted and that you should not enclose a Curriculum Vitae.

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school to see for themselves the high standards that we expect of both pupils and staff. If this is what you wish to do, please contact Pam Stott, Headteacher’s PA, at

Please ensure that your completed application form arrives by Thursday, 19 May 2022 (12 noon).
Shortlisting for the post will take place shortly after this date. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by telephone and details of the selection process will then be sent out by email. If you have not been shortlisted, we will inform you of this in writing shortly after the appointment has been made.

Details of the selection process will be made available to shortlisted candidates once shortlisting has been completed.  

Our Lady’s Catholic High school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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.

More Information can be found at
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please contact Richard Charnock on 01772 326900

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application form attached and application forms can be obtained from school website. Please ensure that all forms are completed and returned to 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.