Thank you for your interest in St. Mary's Catholic High School. We currently have the following job vacancies.


We hope that after considering the post details and School information available on the website that you choose to apply for the post as you believe you can contribute positively to the department, the ethos of the school and to ensure that our students make the progress we expect.

To be considered for any post advertised you must ensure that every section of the application & supplementary forms are completed in full. Applicants are advised to read through the CES Guidance Application Forms – Notes to Applicants to assist with this process. This guidance and information can be found on the vacancy section of the school website along with the appropriate CES application forms and supplementary documents.

Following clarification on the GDPR, elements of the application process have been reviewed and updated to ensure that only information required at the application stage of the process is requested as part of your application. This includes the need for applicants to give their consent for school to request appropriate references at the application stage.  References will however only be requested for those individuals shortlisted for interview. It may also be necessary to ask for additional information once the shortlisting process has been completed and applicants selected for interview will be provided with details at that time.

Completed applications and associated documents should be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  stating clearly the post title and be addressed for the attention of Mr A Dawson, Headteacher

If you have any questions in the meantime or would like to visit the school, please do not hesitate to contact Tricia Foster, Human Resources Manager at school.  We look forward to receiving your completed application form.

Wigan Council and the School Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to the Enhanced Disclosure procedures.

Application Forms

If you wish to apply for any of the posts advertised you must complete and submit the following documents by the stated closing date:

  • The most up todate and appropriate CES Application Form
  • Consent to Obtain References

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be asked to complete and bring along to interview the following document:

  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 disclosure form



Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form   

Additional School Information for Applicants

DBS School Applicant Information

Child Protection and Early Help Policy

CES Application Form Support Staff

CES Application Form Senior Leadership

CES Application Form Lay Chaplain

CES Application Form Teacher

Notes to Applicants

Consent to Obtain References Form

If you would like to arrange an informal visit to the school or have any questions regarding any of the posts advertised  please contact Miss T Foster, Human Resources Manager.  Completed application forms should be submitted to

In line with safeguarding policies and procedures St Mary’s is unable to accept a CV in application for any post advertised.

Wigan Council and the School Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to the Enhanced Disclosure procedures.

As we often have many applications for jobs at St Mary’s Catholic High School, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.