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. All successful appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The governors are looking to appoint a cleaner to undertake the cleaning of designated areas within the School including cleaning, washing, sweeping, vacuum cleaning, emptying of litter bins, polishing and dusting of the designated areas ( which may include toilets and shower area) and fixtures  and fittings, using, where appropriate, powered equipment.

The role is term time + some holiday clean.  Attendance is Monday 2pm - 5.45pm and Tuesday - Friday 3pm - 6.45pm.  The hourly rate is £9.  Please complete the Support Staff application form below and return to or post to Kim Mallon, The Catholic High School, Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester. CH4 7HS.  Closing date 3pm 31/1/2020.

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

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