Ref 183065
Grade Mainscale/UPS
Salary £25714 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From January 2023 
Closing Date 07/10/2022
Chapel Hill , Longridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 2XA
Tel: 01772 783074
School website:
Roll: 528

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join St Cecilia’s RC High School, a popular and growing school on the edge of the Ribble Valley at a very exciting time, where you will join a new, ambitious, driven Senior Leadership Team, led by commitment of the Headteacher to provide outstanding education and formation for all pupils.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a drive to improve the life chances of young people through education, in a caring environment that will support their leadership development.

The successful candidate will be joining a thriving and growing school which has been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in October 2019 under the new inspection framework, and in September 2022 welcomed 111 pupils for 97 places. 

The Governors and Headteacher are committed to your professional learning with a culture of research and reading at the heart of what we do.  We are passionate about staff well-being and workload. The successful candidate will be supported via a well-developed, bespoke professional learning package appropriate to their individual needs and aspirations.

Deadlines for application: Friday 7th October 2022 at 12 noon
Completed applications should be returned, preferably by email, to Mrs B Clarke, School Business Manager:
Please note only Catholic Education Services Forms will be accepted.
Interview: Tuesday 18th October 2022

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 that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

More Information can be found at

Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified teacher status recognised by the DfE
  • Graduate with a degree in English or a related subject
  • Essential Experience
  • A successful classroom practitioner who can teach English at GCSE and KS3
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Please return to Mrs B Clarke, School Business Manager via email to

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