Details of any opportunities will be posted here.  Our main office can be emailed Here or by calling 01244 981600 should you have any questions regarding any available posts. 

If you have energy and a positive approach, combined with the highest expectations for yourself and your students, we would love to hear from you. All successful applicants appointments will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB). This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Teacher of Science - Maternity Cover .5 from September 2019

The Governors of this successful Catholic Academy are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, well qualified and dynamic part time teacher of Science for September 2019 to cover a period of maternity absence.  The successful candidate will join a large, well-resourced Science department with supportive teaching staff. At GCSE, both Triple Science and Double Award GCSE’s are taught; it would be desirable for the successful candidate to teach to A level.  The school is a STEM hub school and the successful candidate would be able to contribute to the extra-curricular activities of the Science department. The post would suit either an NQT or an experienced teacher.  A Chemistry specialist would be preferred.

Teacher of English - Maternity Cover .6 from September 2019

The Governors of The Catholic High School, Chester are looking to appoint a Teacher of English from September 2019  The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and well qualified English teacher who plans and delivers stimulating lessons that enable students to develop their reading, writing and spoken English. The Catholic High School, Chester converted to Academy status in March 2013.  We have a well established reputation in our local community for high expectations.  Our results in English are excellent at both GCSE and A Level, and the department is a lively, stimulating and supportive place in which to work. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 May. Interviews will take place week commencing 10 June. To apply, please read the application pack and use the 'teacher application form' below.  Closing date for applications: 31 May 2019. Interviews will take place week commencing 10 June 2019



Teacher of English, Maternity Cover, Part Time .6

Teacher of Science, Maternity Cover, Part Time .5

We also request completion of the Recruitment Monitoring form for all posts although this isn't mandatory but does help us achieve our aims under the Equality Act 2010.

Application forms and guidance notes

Teacher Application Form

Support Staff Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Notes to Applicants

Guide to References

Securing a Faith reference

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form.doc 

Our Reports

OfSTED Report 2016

Diocesan Section 48 Report 2017

Annual Report and Financial Statements 2018

Our 2019 Prospectuses

Prospectus - overview

Main School Prospectus

Sixth Form Prospectus

Interested in becoming a Teacher?

In Partnership with Liverpool John Moores University.

  • Are you thinking of becoming a teacher?

  • Have you thought about the 'School Direct' route?

School Direct is an innovative Initial Teacher Training programme offering an outstanding, in school, experience with the highest and most rigorous expectations and intended outcomes. Our commitment is to train confident, creative and innovative classroom practitioners who share and embrace our aspiration to excellence. 

If you are interested in becoming a teacher and require school experience before applying for a PGCE or School Direct course we are pleased to offer you the opportunity.   

At the Catholic High School, Chester we offer two fortnight periods of work experience at different times of the academic year.

If you are interested in gaining work experience at The Catholic High School during one of those times, please contact the school for an application form. If this application is successful we would require you to have a DBS certificate, which can be organised through the school at a cost of £65.*

*DBS price at current time The Catholic High School, Chester is part of the Cheshire Vale

Teaching School Alliance (CVTSA). The CVTSA have training places available at both primary and secondary level.

The CVTSA can offer you:

  • A full year's quality training in a variety of schools and support from LJMU

  • Bespoke training from outstanding practitioners

  • Opportunities to get involved in exciting curricular and extra-curricular activities

  • A supportive and professional environment in which to develop

To find out more click on the links below:



For further details go to:
UCAS Teacher Training

When to apply?

All applications should be made through UCAS Teacher Training using the 'Apply' system found on their website at:
UCAS Applications