Assistant Head of English, Croydon

Closing date:

Archbishop Tenison's CofE High SchoolCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: 30/08/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (with Outer London Allowance), plus TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Archbishop Tenison’s CE High School, 

Selborne Road, Croydon CR0 5JQ

Tel: 020 8688 4014 Fax: 020 8681 6336 


Location: Croydon, Surrey

Required For: 30th August 2018

Contract: Permanent
Salary: MPS including Outer London Allowance  

Plus TLR 2b £4392

  • Teach from Year 7 to A Level in both Language and Literature
  • Help lead a highly successful and committed team with excellent results
  • Take particular responsibility for English at Key Stage 3 - as well as other areas of the Department – and give a whole school lead on literacy
  • Be part of a school that has been in Croydon for over 300 years, with strong traditions      and wide-ranging extra-curricular activities
  • Develop professionally and personally in a secure, but lively atmosphere
  • Contribute to our pastoral care and our Christian ethos

We are an 11-18 Church of England mixed comprehensive school
 754 pupils including a 6th Form of 191 students

Attainment 8:  (2016) 53.8  (2017) 46.1
Progress 8:  (2016) + 0.25  (2017) -0.08

E-Bacc: (2016) 42% (2017) 35%

Archbishop Tenison's is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  

Enhanced DBS check required.

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Interviews: TBC

VISITS WELCOME - please contact Mrs Rathbone, Headteacher’s PA

Full details on this role and to apply online please visit

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More about Archbishop Tenison's CofE High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Selborne Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5JQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8688 4014
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The School 

In 1714 the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Tenison, founded a school for some "ten poor boys and ten poor girls" on a site which has since become Croydon's popular Whitgift Shopping Centre. 299 years and three sites later, as ...