Compass School Southwark

Southwark, United Kingdom

Location: Southwark, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Compass School Southwark

About Compass School

Compass School Southwark is a four-form entry, mixed, 11-16 free school that opened in September 2013. Founded by a varied and experienced group of Trustees, the school will grow to offer an exceptional education to 600 young people in the heart of Bermondsey. 

In just our second year of GCSE, we have achieved a Progress 8 score of 0.02 making us one of the most improved schools in the country and we are determined to build on this.

Our vision statement: “Everyone in the Compass School Community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire”applies to everyone, including our staff team and our values of aspiration, integrity, exploration and resilience are reflected in all areas of the school. Our aim is to grow a school which inspires our pupils to fulfil their potential, and which challenges our teachers to be the best they can be. 

Benefits of working at Compass School

We offer competitive inner London salaries and reward great teachers with our performance related pay scheme. All staff receive laptops and an annual entitlement to high quality CPD, along with the opportunity to take flexible days off when needed. We also operate a subsidised health care scheme for those who wish to participate, and other work-related benefits such as cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.

For further information about the school and the Trust, please go to

If you have any questions, contact us at recruitment@compass-schools.comor 0203 542 6506.

Compass Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding children and all appointments will require an enhanced DBS check.

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Address: Drummond Road, Southwark, London, SE16 2BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 542 6506
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Everyone in the Compass School community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire.

- Teacher