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Grade GROUP 6 - ISR L28 – L35 (£81,942 - £96,310)
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023 
Closing Date 30/09/2022
Crabtree Avenue , Off Central Drive , Penwortham , Preston , PR1 0LN
Tel: 01772 746121
School website:
Roll: 895
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 896. The June 2013 OFSTED Inspection reported: ‘This is an outstanding school’, and awarded Grade 1 in every category. In addition, the school was graded 1 in its Section 48 Inspection conducted by the Archdiocese of Liverpool in March 2018. Following the recently announced retirement of our current Headteacher, the Governors wish to appoint a committed, enthusiastic and outstanding leader who will build on the school’s well-established culture of high achievement.

Applications on a CES application form should be marked for the attention of Mrs Kitto, Chair of Governors and received by 12pm on Friday 30th September 2022.

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 5th October and interviews will take place on Thursday 20th October and Friday 21st October 2022. Applicants are asked to provide a completed application form and a supporting statement (no longer than 3 sides of A4 in length in Arial point 11) that clearly demonstrate how your experience to date prepares you for the advertised post (with reference to the enclosed person specification). Please disregard the word limit stated on the CESW application form.

Rehabilitation 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.
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school by arrangement with the school’s Business Manager, Mr Richard Adamson (01772 746121).

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application form attached. Please return completed applications, via e-mail, to the Business Manager at Mr R Adamson

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