Location:St Bede’s Catholic School & Sixth Form College, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0RD
NOR:   1426 (inc. 185 in Sixth Form)
Grade:Grade F (£23,484 – £25, 927) pro rata, full time
Hours:  37 hours per week Term Time + 5 Inset Days + 5 days agreed in advance, Permanent
Required: As soon as possible

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chaplain to join St Bede’s Catholic School and Sixth Form College.

Applications are invited from practising and committed Catholics, who are passionate, dedicated, innovative and motivated for this role.  The appointed person will demonstrate the ability to create a nurturing environment, together with a commitment to bringing out the best in every student.

Our outstanding staff and fabulous students make St Bede’s a great place to work.  We are a successful, respected, oversubscribed school that consistently sets high standards for behaviour, promotes Catholic/Christian values and focuses on striving for excellence for all our students.

We provide:

• Excellent care and support for all staff;

• A comprehensive induction;

• An outstanding professional development programme;

• An opportunity to contribute to and further develop the partnership of schools within our Trust;

• A positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staff;

• Friendly students, supportive parents and a welcoming environment.

We are proud to be part of the Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of secondary, middle, primary and first schools in Durham, Gateshead, Northumberland and Sunderland. Bishop Wilkinson is the largest Catholic education trust in the North East of England, which will have a total of 48 schools by the summer of 2022. This is an exciting time to join our supportive, and growing team.

How to Apply:

For an application form and further details about this vacancy please visit our website Completed application forms should be returned to

Closing date:   Thursday 30th June 2022

Interview date: Wednesday 13th July 2022

The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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