Job Vacancies

In order to apply for any of the jobs available, you will need to fill in the following forms (applicants applying for a teaching position should use the CES teacher application form. Other posts should use the relevant application form below)

CES Teacher Application Form

CES Senior Leadership Application Form

Support Staff Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Consent to Obtain References Form

These documents relate to all job roles:

Holy Cross Catholic High School description

Notes to Applicants

School Map

Written directions to school

Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 – Information for Candidates

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks


Current Vacancies

Deputy Headteacher

Holy Cross Catholic High School is an oversubscribed 11-16 Catholic comprehensive school. Our success is rooted in our ethos; we provide a high quality, broad and balanced education, which combined with exceptional pastoral support, enables our pupils to flourish. We have a strong record of staff development with many of our staff moving on to promoted posts. Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking, practising Catholic teacher to assume this important strategic and operational role in this thriving school. The successful applicant will be a credible classroom practitioner with a proven record of school improvement at senior level.

The role will encompass all aspects of school and community leadership including:

  • developing our mission and ethos, placing faith at the heart of school life
  • leading and shaping strategic direction
  • responsibility for whole school standards and accountability
  • operational leadership and management of the school
  • developing provision in all aspects of the curriculum
  • monitoring, evaluating and contributing to whole school development
  • leading and developing people

The successful applicant will:

  • have a clear vision for Catholic education
  • lead from the front with honesty, integrity and selflessness
  • be able to elicit the trust and confidence of governors, staff, pupils and parents
  • be focussed on improving opportunities and outcomes for children
  • support and challenge staff at all levels
  • have forensic attention to detail
  • be relentless in the pursuit of excellence
  • have the potential to develop and progress to Headship

Visits to the school are available by appointment.

Teaching Possitions

We are currenlty looking for teachers to fill the following roles

  • Teacher of Science
  • Teacher of History
  • Teacher of RE

Are you a passionate and hardworking teacher with high expectations?
Can you inspire highly motivated pupils?
Can you create an exciting, vibrant learning environment that fosters a love for learning and
enables all pupils to exceed expectations?
Do you want to develop as an outstanding classroom practitioner?
Do want to work where CPD is a priority and where staff and pupils feel valued and flourish?
If your answer is “Yes”, then Holy Cross could be the school for you.
All of these posts are suitable for NQTs.

All of these posts are:

  • Required from: 1 September 2020
  • Salary: MPR/UPR
  • Closing date: 12 noon Friday 14 February 2020

Teacher of Science

Teacher of History

Teacher of RE


Training to become a secondary school teacher?

Are you interested in training to teach in a secondary school? If so, consider Wigan & West Lancashire Catholic School Direct. Click here for more details

Training to become a primary school teacher

Yarrow Teaching School Alliance website

St George’s Teaching School Invite to Teaching School Open Day