Teacher of English, Croydon

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Thomas More Catholic SchoolCroydon

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/Upper Scale (Outer London) - negotiable and dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We have a vacancy for an English Teacher or a Second in Charge of Department and we would welcome applications from both NQTs and/or experienced teachers. The right candidate will be an inspirational and passionate teacher who will join our successful English Department. The department consists of 7 members of staff who teach across all abilities in all year groups, up to and including A-Level. The right candidate will also have passion in delivering lessons in innovative ways and should be someone of energy, good humour and commitment. 

The English department are an established, efficient, hardworking and successful team. English results have been consistently good. The successful candidate will join an energetic school which strives to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement. 

About the school

Thomas More Catholic School is an above national average, popular 11 – 18 inclusive Catholic school situated in Purley. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff retention rates. We ensure that teaching and learning is of the highest quality; rigorous, challenging, differentiated and engaging. Our aim is for educational excellence in all areas. 

When joining us, you can expect to enjoy excellent professional development to help you further your career, as well as support and challenge from our highly strategic Senior Leadership Team to help you 'Bring out the Best' in our staff and students. We also offer a range of excellent staff benefits, including:

  • Lunch provided in return for duties
  • Historic building in a beautiful setting, with multiple sports facilities and a swimming pool 
  • Forward thinking and vibrant place to work
  • High staff morale and a happy team culture amongst all staff
  • Free parking on-site. Situated a 10-minute walk from Purley train station with fast train links to Central London and the South East


How to apply

For more information about the school, please visit www.tmore.org.uk  

Note: you do not need to be Catholic to apply.

To apply, please click the 'apply' button where you'll be able to complete our online application form.

Closing date: 4:00pm on Monday, 14th October 2019. 

Interview dates will be decided upon Shortlisting. 

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure).





More about Thomas More Catholic School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2XP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 86686251
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