Director of Learning - Mathematics, Croydon

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

The Archbishop Lanfranc AcademyCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7 - L11 (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We believe that Learning Changes Lives! Due to our growing roll we are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Director of Learning (Mathematics) to join our committed team of practitioners in delivering a curriculum which informs, transforms and generates a lifelong love of learning from September 2019. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach mathematics to Key Stage 5 level and must be able to demonstrate success in delivering outstanding improvements in student outcomes. 

The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy opened in September 2014 and moved into its brand new whole-school rebuild in September 2017. We are a growing institution and, as such, are seeking to expand our Leadership structure by the creation of a team of Directors of Learning with direct responsibility for the delivery of the curriculum across the Academy. Each Director of Learning will have both whole-school and Faculty oversight responsibilities and will play a full part in the delivery of the Academy’s vision “to be an outstanding learning community where together we learn to know, to do, to be and to live together”.

The Academy received a “Good” in all aspects following its first Ofsted inspection in March 2017 and is now working towards being graded as “Outstanding” at its next inspection. The Academy also benefits from an on-site nursery open to both staff and the general public which also has a grading of “Good” from Ofsted as well as a fully equipped fitness suite. 

We are committed to high-quality, collaborative and relevant CPD for all members of staff to enable and support them to make the best possible progress in their role and in their future career development. As a growing school there are many opportunities for ‘in-house’ progression. 

The Academy is located within a short walk of Therapia Lane Tram Stop, mid-way between East Croydon and Wimbledon Mainline Stations and underground connections, both of which are approximately 15 minutes by tram from the school. 

To apply please complete the Academy's application form available both here on the TES and on our website, under the vacancies section, at 

Completed application forms can be returned by mail/ email to:

The Principal, The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy, Mitcham Road, Croydon CR9 3AS. 


Telephone: 020 8689 1255 


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 23 April 2019

The Academy reserves the right to interview suitably qualified candidates ahead of the application deadline where appropriate. 

Applications from agencies will not be considered and all applications must be made on the Academy’s application form. 

The Academy is fully committed to the safeguarding and well-being of all its students and staff. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Mitcham Road, Croydon, Surey, CR9 3AS, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 86891255
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The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy is a truly unique institution: we are a modern, vibrant community and yet one with a long and historic tradition of educating students from the three London boroughs on whose crossroads we sit- Croydon, Merton and Sutt...