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If you are interested in teaching at our school but there are no current vacancies, please register your interest via email:

Current Vacancies

Cover Supervisor

As a Cover Supervisor, your role will involve delivering pre planned lessons in the absence of the teacher. The main job is to manage a classroom, ensuring that pupils remain on task with the work they have been set. This position is part time and term time only. Applicants need to be flexible with working hours. Full training will be provided.

Contact school for details

Cleaner (s)

Following a move to our new school we are looking to expand our cleaning team. Experience is not necessary as training will be provided. The post is part time, term time plus 7 days during school holidays at £9.90 per hour.

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School Chaplain

Required September 2022

Permanent, part time, term time (39 weeks per year to include inset and work during school holidays)

15 hours per week

PCD8i £7,862 per annum pro rata (full time equivalent £25,927) plus annual leave. Rising to PCD8ii £8,019 per annum pro rata (full time equivalent £26,446) plus annual leave after a successful 6 month probation period
St John Henry Newman Catholic School is seeking to appoint an exceptional Lay Chaplain.

As Lay Chaplain at our school you will be a practising Catholic, with the ability to be a credible witness to a life of faith.  Ideally you will have the skills to contribute to the spiritual and pastoral care of all members of our school community.

The successful applicant will have a central role in school life and will work alongside the RE Department and the Headteacher in leading and developing Catholic faith of our school.

Current working hours are:

15 hours per week - days and times to be agreed with successful applicant.

For an informal chat about the post or to request to visit our school please contact Jackie Brough, Senior Assistant Headteacher by email:

Application packs can be requested by emailing or by clicking the link below:

Your application form should be supported by a letter of no more than two pages of A4.

Completed application forms can either be emailed to the address above or by post addressed to the HR and Finance Department.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

Short listed candidates will be contacted by telephone or email.

St John Henry Newman School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of its pupils, engages with young people and staff in Policy and practice developments, proactively encourages feedback and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Are you interested in becoming a teacher? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at St John Henry Newman School and our family of primary schools. This means that you could train to be a secondary or primary teacher here with us, right on your doorstep in an environment you know, with people who know you.

We are part of the Catholic Teaching Alliance with other Catholic High Schools across Lancashire and Cumbria. This means that you can train to become a teacher with us as part of this partnership. The training lasts for one academic year and leads to the qualification of a PGCE with QTS and 120 credits towards an MA through Cumbria University.

If you have completed a degree course and you have thought about a career in teaching this is an ideal opportunity to draw on the expert advice of outstanding teachers. Working in partnership with local Catholic secondary schools, allows us to customise the training to meet the needs of both the school and the trainees, who gain practical experience from day one. It is a great way to learn and qualify to become a teacher and become one of the next generation of outstanding Catholic teachers and leaders.

Please contact Jackie Brough for details.

Catholic Teaching Alliance

Train to Teach with the Catholic Teaching Alliance

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like a job where no two days are the same? Have you considered training to be a teacher?

If you, or somebody you know is, or soon to be, a graduate, the Catholic Teaching Alliance, based in Preston, offers bespoke PGCE training in Early Primary, Primary, Secondary (Preston or Blackburn) and Secondary 14-19 (Post 16).

With over 60 schools in the alliance we are able to offer a range of experiences in a variety of locations. Please contact us for further information, or to book onto one of our online information sessions, call 01772 326931 or email

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