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

At Compass School we believe that “everyone in the Compass School Community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire”. This applies to everyone, including our staff team. Our four values of aspiration, integrity, exploration and resilience are reflected in all areas of the school and our work. We are extremely passionate about ensuring that our students meet the challenging targets that we set for them, and we strive to be outstanding and innovative practitioners ourselves. 

This is a unique opportunity in a challenging, urban environment where three quarters of our students are eligible for the pupil premium. Our aim is to grow a school which inspires our students to fulfil their potential. Our philosophy is simple: to have extremely high expectations of our students, of ourselves, and of what we can achieve. 

Successful candidates will have the relevant experience for the post, the drive and enthusiasm to go “above and beyond” in all areas of school life to ensure that students and the school exceeds expectations, and the flexibility to fit in with a small but growing team. If you share our values, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and are excited by the prospect of making a real contribution to a new and growing school, we want to hear from you.

Will you join us in reaching our aspirations? 

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. Compass School Southwark is the first school to be opened by the Compass Schools Trust.

As the size of our small school grows and with 100 new students joining Year 7 in September 2018, we are increasing the size of our staff team.

Benefits of working at Compass School

We offer competitive inner London salaries on our own pay scale, and reward great teachers with our performance related pay scheme. All staff receive laptops and an 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.

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Address: Drummond Road, Southwark, London, SE16 2BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 542 6506
What people say about us

Everyone in the Compass School community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire.

- Teacher