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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare

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Working pattern

Full time: Full time permanent post

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 6 £29,269 – £31,364 per annum pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Chaplaincy Coordinator to lead and foster worship and spiritual guidance for our young people at different stages of their faith journey.

This is a critically important appointment for the school.

This is a ‘whole-school’ role involving all curriculum areas, some work in the local parishes, and with our Primary Schools.

The successful candidate will be a practising Catholic with a sensitive understanding of young people, their families, and of our colleagues in the school.

You will, ideally, be qualified to degree level, and have the ability to be a credible witness to a life of faith.

You may have experience working with young people in a school or other environment.

What the school offers its staff

St Benedict’s is an 11-19 Catholic High School that serves a wide catchment area in West Cumbria. We are a true comprehensive with students of all abilities and diverse backgrounds.

Rated ‘Good with outstanding features’ by Ofsted, we are a larger than average school, housed in modern accommodation with extensive grounds.

Our school is situated on the Cumbrian coast on the edge of the Lake District National Park and not as remote as you might imagine! It is an easy drive or rail journey to work along some of the most scenic routes in the UK and living in Cumbria might be just the lifestyle change to suit you, with relatively low house prices. It really doesn’t rain all the time!

In January 2019 we moved to our new £33m school, which was individually designed (not an ‘off-the-shelf’ model!) and we have state of the art facilities including a full size, floodlit 4G astroturf pitch, sportshall, activity studio, pool, new grass pitches and tennis courts.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Benedict’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. All applicants are subject to the requirements of the Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education guidelines. This will include checks with past employers and the need for the successful applicant to hold or undergo a suitable enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

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About St Benedict's Catholic High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1086 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

VA Catholic School on a brand new campus

Arranging a visit to St Benedict's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email andrea.hartley@st-benedicts.cumbria.sch.uk.

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