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English Teacher (Maternity Cover) required start either Summer Term or September 2022

St Joseph's CollegeCroydon

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an innovative, passionate and suitably qualified teacher to join a very strong and committed English Department to cover maternity leave. There may be an opportunity for a permanent post in the future.  The suitable candidate should be able to teach across all key stages.  

Do you have what it takes to nurture today’s young people and inspire tomorrow’s leaders? Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to lead and deliver outstanding learning and teaching to our young people?  Do you have the clarity of vision to help the English department continue to develop the  curriculum to meet the demands of today?

We’re looking for a teacher who is committed to ensuring all students succeed; achieving high standards and continually strive to raise pupil outcomes.  We want to hear from talented, outstanding and ambitious teachers who are either seeking their first post or a teacher seeking a new challenge with responsibility.

Our Ofsted in February 2020 rated the College ‘Good’ in all areas.

You will be joining a strong, enthusiastic, subject specialist team with a track record of success:

• Ranked 25th Nationally of all Non-Selective Boys School for Progress 8 (P8) with P8 consistently positive.

• A Peter Jones Business Academy (part of a select group of schools nationally) providing exclusive resources, courses and competitions that enable all our students throughout the College to develop skills needed to be successful in their future lives.

• Free use of swimming pool and modern gym facilities for staff

• A school focused on the well being of staff

The successful applicant will be passionate about their subject, be well organised and willing to go the “extra mile” to ensure pupils achieve.   

English is an important subject at all key stages.  The successful applicant will be passionate about the subject, be well organised and willing to go the “extra mile” to ensure pupils achieve. In return we offer a supportive climate and a commitment to helping your career develop.

We are looking for applicants who are highly motivated and ready to contribute to helping the College as we continue to build on our academic success.

St Joseph’s College is a De La Salle school and one of the oldest boys Catholic Schools in the South with over 166 years of history.  A successful 11-18 Boys’ School (girls in the 6th Form) situated on the Croydon/Lambeth border, we are ambitious and dynamic with our eyes firmly placed on the future. The College provides a highly supportive working environment and we are committed to professional development.

As a Catholic Lasallian school we place our faith in the person, realising that each life is unique and precious and as a Lasallian school we welcome applications from all faiths and none.

We would welcome any potential applicants to visit the College. Please feel free to email or call Mr S Cabrera Director of Development on for more information on this vacancy or to arrange a conversation with Mrs Kane the Headteacher.

Please use the College application form only. CVs will not be accepted.

Completed applications to be sent to the Head's PA:

Miss M Abraham:

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications:

Friday10th December 2021 by 9 am.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for this role. Applications may be considered whilst the post is being advertised. SJC reserves the right to close the adverts earlier that the stated deadline.

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