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Join an active department and a dynamic team, involved in many aspects of education and formation within the archdiocese.

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Why work for us

  • Be a direct link to headteachers and chairs of governors and help them in support and challenge.
  • Help secure the future of Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Liverpool.
  • Many different roles ranging from leadership admin support to formation.
  • In a changing educational landscape to be a key player/leader/decision maker.

Jobs in the Education Service


Headteacher for St Marie's Catholic Primary School in Wigan

*This is an external advert - please apply directly via the school.*

Due to the retirement of the highly valued and successful Headteacher, the Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and dedicated person to lead the school community and to continue to develop their outstanding school.

Closing date:

December 20, 2023

Interview dates

January 18 & 19, 2024


Deputy Headteacher for Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School in Atherton

This is an external post - please apply directly via the school.

The Governing Body of Sacred Heart RC Primary School wish to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational and reflective teacher, with leadership experience.

Closing date:

January 17, 2024

Interview dates

January 31, 2024


Headteacher for St Oswald's Catholic Primary School, Liverpool

This is an external post - please apply directly via the school

Following the planned retirement of the highly regarded headteacher, the governing body of St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School wish to employ an inspirational, dedicated and ambitious headteacher.

Closing date:

December 15, 2023

Interview dates

January 11 & 12, 2024


Headteacher at St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Scarisbrick

This is an external post - please apply directly via the school

St Mary’s is a Catholic one form entry school (age 3-11 )under the trusteeship of the Archdiocese of Liverpool. St Mary’s is a thriving school situated in the rural area of Scarisbrick in between Ormskirk and Southport.  It embodies the Catholic faith and way of life in everything it does and is a happy, friendly school. They pride theirselves on their successes in all aspects of school life both in their work and in play.

The governing body seeks to appoint a practising and committed Catholic teacher for the post, who will lead the school forward.  Recently the school has expanded to cater for pupils aged 3-11, has excellent facilities and a dedicated staff team.

Closing date:

December 14, 2023

Interview dates

January 11, 2024

Guidance for recruitment

All of our schools are expected to follow the standard form employment templates as issued by the Catholic Education Service. The latest versions of the documentation can be accessed here.

Application forms

These are the latest application forms for the different types of posts in Catholic schools as well as forms which supplement the application forms. The Notes to Applicants should be used by applicants to assist in completion of the application forms and supplementary forms. Applicants are reminded to use the Additional Pages at the back of the application forms where extra space is required to complete their answers.

Model recruitment documents and guidance

The documents below supplement the application forms and overall recruitment process.

Template contracts & model policies and procedures

The Catholic Education Service (CES) represents the Bishops' national education policy. Here, you can access thier template contracts of employment, including a contract generator and their policies and procedures.

Our Human Resources Department 

For further guidance, connect with the archdiocesan Human Resources Department.