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Job details
Employer Chatsmore Catholic High School
Location West Sussex
Salary Salary Range L25-L31 £70,349 - £81,478
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

Chatsmore is an 11-16 Voluntary Aided Catholic High School located in Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, West Sussex. Ofsted rated the school as good in January 2015 and said:

“Teaching is consistently good and sometimes, outstanding. Students have good attitudes to learning. The school is exceptionally inclusive. The school’s work to keep students safe and secure is outstanding. Students are extremely polite and courteous” – Ofsted January 2015

Due to the forthcoming retirement of Mr Mike Madden after seven years of committed and effective leadership, the Governors invite applications for the post of headteacher.

Applicants should be experienced and outstanding educationalists as well as practising Catholics who are able to commit themselves fully to the distinctive character, culture and traditions of the School in accordance with the values and principles of the Catholic Faith. They should be able to lead and inspire a dedicated and talented staff team, working in partnership with students, parent/carers and the wider community.

A candidate briefing pack with full information is available from the Clerk to the Governors, Karen Godfrey at Chatsmore Catholic High School, from the school website and from the links in this advert.

Letters of application must be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and a minimum font size 11.

Completed applications must be sent to Karen Godfrey, Clerk to the Governors at

Closing date: Monday 12 December 2016, 4:00pm

Shortlisting: Thursday 15 December 2016
Interviews: 17/18 January 2017
Tour dates: 21/22 November 2016 9:00am

The School is committed to safeguarding students and staff. If you are successful in your application you will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check with a barred list check. This will be done by means of applying for a DBS certificate through the Disclosure and Barring Service. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, spent or unspent. Clearance will be obtained before employment commences. In addition we will seek Occupational Health Clearance.

Goring Street, Goring By Sea, West Sussex BN12 5AF

About the employer

Chatsmore Catholic High School is a mixed, comprehensive, Roman Catholic secondary school without sixth form situated in Worthing, West Sussex. It is a voluntary-aided state school under the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton. 

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Information about Chatsmore Catholic High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Goring Street
West Sussex
BN12 5AF
United Kingdom
+44 1903 240183