School Chaplain

Location:      St Thomas More Catholic School, Croftdale Road, Blaydon-On-Tyne, NE21 4BQ

Grade:          Grade F, SCP 14-19 (£25,409 – £27,852 per annum, pro rata)

Hours:          37 hours per week, Permanent, Term time only + 2 weeks (40 weeks)

Group Size:   6 (1,460 pupils on roll)

Our school aims to provide a stimulating and encouraging environment within which students can attain the highest standards of which they are capable, and to assist them in taking their place in the world outside school in a useful and fulfilling career, with a firm sense of Christian commitment. We are strongly committed to the education of the whole child and being ‘the principal means of helping parents to fulfil their role in education’ [Canon Law:  796]. 

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 and will have a total of 48 schools. This is an exciting time to join our supportive, and growing team.

Applications are invited from practising and committed Catholics for the post of School Chaplain at St Thomas More Catholic School.

We are wishing to recruit a School Chaplain who can ensure through their own experiences and beliefs, that the school is distinctively Catholic in all its aspects.

How to Apply: 

To complete an application form please download the application pack below and return your completed application pack to prior to the closing date. 

Visits to the school are welcome and arranged on request. Please email , or contact via telephone on: 0191 499 0111.

Closing date:           Sunday, 25th June 2023

Shortlisting Date:     Thursday, 29th June 2023

Interview date:        Monday, 10th July 2023

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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