Ref 184075
Grade Teachers Pay Range plus TLR 1C
Salary £38690 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From April 2023 
Closing Date Noon 05/12/2022
St Anthony's Drive , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 3SQ
Tel: 01772 326900
School website:
Roll: 900
A wonderful opportunity has arisen to lead and manage our science department due to the promotion of our Head of Science. We wish to appoint a highly motivated, excellent teacher of science who has the determination, passion, and clarity of vision to ensure outstanding outcomes for all our pupils.

Applications are invited for the post of Principal Teacher (Head of) Science at Our Lady’s Catholic High School, Preston, which serves approximately 900 pupils from age 11 to 16.

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.

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.

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
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please telephone Eve Howard, Deputy Headteacher on 01772 326900

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application forms can be obtained from the school website. Please note that only Catholic Education Service application forms will be accepted and that you should not enclose a Curriculum Vitae.
. 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.

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