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Welcome to the vacancies page for Saint Bede's Catholic High School. Here you will find job opportunities for both teaching and support staff.

We currently have two vacancies available.


Deputy SENCO with Teaching Commitment

Saint Bede’s Catholic High School

MPS/UPS with TLR 2.2 (£5,351)

Required for September 2024*

*Earlier start date may be negotiable for the successful candidate



Saint Bede’s Catholic High School is a thriving, oversubscribed and highly successful school. It is situated in the pleasant resort town of Lytham, with easy access to the motorway network. Saint Bede’s is a highly effective school viewed by the pupils as ‘an inclusive, safe and aspirational community’.  During our recent Ofsted inspection, Inspectors noted that ‘pupils enjoy the sense of belonging to a caring school community’, that they  ‘work hard and are keen to succeed’.  Standards of attainment are high and pupils are well-motivated are keen to learn.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Deputy SENCO who is qualified to teach.  The successful candidate will join our dedicated SEND Department. The SEND department is a hardworking team, led by a dynamic and experienced SENCO. The team share a passion for adaptive teaching and ensuring the delivery of an excellent academic experience for pupils with SEND.


Application form and further details:

Tel:   Mrs S Kelly, School Manager:  01253 667 526


Closing date:  Wednesday 13th March 2024 (4pm)

Number on Roll:  825


Consent to Obtain References Form

Deputy SENCO with Teaching Commitment

Notes to Applicants

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Form

Teacher Application Form


Our Catholic school is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. The appointment is subject to multiple ’safer recruitment’ checks including online searches, an enhanced DBS check and supporting references.




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We are involved with local training consortiums (School Direct Programmes), as well as having strong links with the University of Cumbria’s PGCE programme. We are in partnership Edge Hill University ITE supporting PGCE and School Direct teacher training.


The Preston based Catholic Teaching Alliance (CTA) is a partnership between 56 Catholic primary and secondary schools and post-16 colleges with a shared vision and commitment to providing first class, professional development for trainee teachers, practising teachers and school leaders.  We work in partnership with the University of Cumbria. The CTA is underpinned by a shared passion to train and develop outstanding and inspirational teachers who are highly employable and dedicated professionals who appreciate the distinct nature of working as part of a Catholic community. Based at Our Lady’s Catholic High School, Preston. You can find more information at Catholic Teaching Alliance.


The Newman Teaching Alliance’s one-year course is designed in partnership with North West based Edge Hill University to offer all the benefits of a conventional PGCE with a firm grounding in practice as well as theory.  The Alliance includes five local partner high schools at present.  All of these schools are local, long-standing partners of Cardinal Newman College and all have been graded as outstanding or good by Ofsted in their last inspection.  This course gives ITT students the unique opportunity to combine training in a post-16 academic environment as well as training at KS3 and KS4. Based at Cardinal Newman College, Preston You can find more information at Newman Teaching Alliance.