Teacher of English and Drama, Croydon

Closing date:

Meridian High SchoolCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you a highly inspirational English and Drama Teacher?  

Your opportunity

We now have an opportunity for an outstanding professional to join our team as a full time teacher of English and Drama. This role allows you to be part of the transformation of a community and the life chances of the amazing young people we serve. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach at all levels. We also offer exceptional opportunities for professional development.  


About Meridian High School

Meridian High School is a forward-looking, dynamic Academy, on a journey of rapid improvement within GLF Schools. We believe education is about developing the whole person, helping learners to understand the many different branches of human knowledge, challenging them to think critically and encouraging a desire for truth and curiosity in life. We further believe that ‘resilience, ambition and respect’ are vital educational tools. 

What we are looking for 

The ideal candidate will be: 

• An outstanding practitioner   

• Innovative and inspirational   

• Committed to and has a strong belief in teamwork   

• Able to lead, challenge and motivate students   

• Committed to working with parents and the wider community   


Why work at Meridian High School 

• The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation   

• An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community   

• A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools   

• Recognition of previous school continuous service.   

• Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression   


The Details 

Salary- MPR (Outer London) 

Job Start date: September 2020 

Hours: Full time 

Closing date for applications – 27th March 2020 


For more information about the role, or to arrange a tour, please contact the school directly.

Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

More about Meridian High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3943 1328
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 Executive Headteacher's Welcome

Thank you for expressing an interest in Meridian High School.

Since the start of this academic year, I have been leading the strategic direction of Meridian as Executive Headteacher. Our Leadership Team are commi...