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Blessed George Napier Catholic School and Sixth Form Youth Sport Trust Lead School

Blessed George Napier
Catholic School and Sixth Form
Youth Sport Trust Lead School

Part of the Pope Francis Catholic Multi Academy Company

Staff Vacancies

Deputy Headteacher

Start date:          January 2023

Contract type:  Full-time

Contract term:  Permanent

Location:             Banbury, Oxfordshire

Salary:                   L19-L23

Blessed George Napier is a popular, over-subscribed, Catholic school in North Oxfordshire with an excellent reputation for both academic achievement and student welfare.   The school is part of The Pope Francis MAC which is a successful and growing Catholic Multi Academy Company situated in Oxfordshire.  Our schools stretch from Thame, just north of the Chiltern Hills, to Banbury and Chipping Norton, on the edge of the Cotswolds.

Reporting to the Headteacher the Board of Directors, in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Birmingham, seek to appoint a practising and committed Catholic Deputy Headteacher. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the school’s senior leadership team and will work with a highly skilled and committed team of middle leaders and pastoral staff, in securing outstanding behaviour and attitudes across the school, including safeguarding, inclusion and attendance.

This is an exciting time to join our school as we complete our new build and plan for future expansion.  This project will provide a new teaching block, including three new science labs, a Sixth Form area and a new purpose-built assembly hall accommodating the whole school community – something which is very important to us.

As a MAC we believe fundamentally in the education of the whole child, each of whom is unique and made in the image and likeness of God.  We are committed to working together as one family across all our schools and we recognise the importance that strong leadership plays in achieving this.  Our approach to continual professional development and collaboration between the leaders in all our schools reflects this vision.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practising Catholic
  • Be able to deepen and strengthen the ethos and mission of Catholic education
  • Have a clear understanding of how to develop, improve and enrich opportunities for all pupils
  • Be a caring and inspiring leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We will offer:

  • A community with a strong Catholic ethos where everyone is valued and cared for
  • A leadership team committed to securing the best for all our pupils and staff
  • A supportive Governing Body with a wide skill set and a strong commitment to continual improvement
  • Pupils who want to learn and to succeed
  • Strong supportive links with parishes and other schools in the area and beyond
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact our recruitment partner Kerri Wiseman on or 07500 889504. To apply, please complete the CES application form and all other supplementary forms included in the application pack.

In addition to completing the CES application form and supplementary forms, you will need to include a supporting statement detailing your relevant experience, skills and competencies.

Closing date:      Monday 20th June 2022

Shortlisting:        Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Interviews:         Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th June 2022





Cover Supervisor - To commence as soon as possible 

32.5 hours per week, term-time only.   08:15 – 15:30, Monday to Friday

Grade 6, commencing point 8 [FTE £20,852 pa].   Actual salary equates to £15,255 per annum


An opportunity has arisen for a flexible, responsible individual to undertake this position.    One of a team of two Cover Supervisors, the core responsibilities of this post are:-

• Conducting/supervising pre-planned lessons

• Managing behaviour

• Keeping pupils on task

• Providing appropriate guidance and advice, as and when needed 

• Undertaking other tasks within the remit of the role when cover is not required


Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and flexibility are essential.

Knowledge of the curriculum, behaviour management strategies and/or previous experience in a school or educational setting would be advantageous, although training and support will be provided.

All applicants must be able to support the Catholic Christian ethos of the school.


For further information and to apply, please use the following link:


If you have any questions, please email or call 01295 264216

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7th June 2022

Provisional date for interviews: Friday 17th June 2022


Permanent Teacher of Computing

To commence September 2022 - Ideally this is a full-time position but part-time will be considered


Blessed George Napier School is a very successful and popular 11-18 Catholic Secondary School in North Oxfordshire, easily accessible from South Birmingham, Oxford, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Computing Department at BGN, where students are confident and keen to succeed. The ideal candidate will be a good role model and able to motivate and inspire our  pupils through excellent subject knowledge.  You will be able to teach engaging and challenging lessons with creativity and enthusiasm, be passionate about your subject, and fully committed to improving the outcomes for all our students.

In return, we will offer you an excellent Professional Development Programme and the opportunity to teach Computing across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.  We deliver GCSE Computer Science and Level 3 BTEC in Information Technology.

Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate an empathy for, and understanding of, the Catholic Christian ethos of the school.

If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a visit please email or call 01295 264216

For further information and to apply, please visit:

Please apply using the CES Teacher Application Form(s) included in the application pack, accompanied by a letter of application/supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 16th May 2022

Provisional date for interviews: Tuesday 24th May 2022