Government & Politics (with another Humanities subject), Croydon

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St Joseph's CollegeCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Government & Politics Teacher (KS5)  

Possible TLR for subject Lead role for right candidate

Following promotion we now seek an individual who loves to teach and loves to learn to teach KS5 Government & Politics.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a popular and successful faculty in one of the oldest Catholic schools in England and is an excellent foundation for further career progression. 

The faculty delivers History, Geography from KS3 to KS5 and Government & Politics in the 6th form.  This is a very popular subject and attainment is strong. An additional TLR may be offered to an outstanding candidate. 

The ability to deliver another subject in the faculty would be desirable. 

We are looking for applicants who are highly motivated and ready to contribute to helping the College as we build on our 2016 Good OFSTED rating.

You must:

  • Be a passionate advocate of the subject who contributes effectively to departmental and whole school improvement. 
  • Be highly motivated and demonstrate the highest professional standards
  • Be willing to teach across the full age and ability range at age including A-level. 
  • Be able and willing to make a full contribution to the life of the school. 
  • Have high expectations of yourself and others 
  • Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Be flexible and a good team player 

St Joseph’s College is one of the oldest boys Catholic Schools in the South with over 163 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 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 or telephone the school for an informal discussion about this position. For full details on this vacancy please contact Mrs C Stevens, PA to the Headmaster on the email below.


Completed Applications to be sent to cstevens@sjc.ac or via the TES

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications:
Monday 21st May 2018 by 9am.

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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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Beulah Hill, London, SE19 3HL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87611426
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Founded by the De La Salle Brothers in 1855 and St Joseph’s College is one of England’s oldest and most established Catholic State Funded Boys Schools. Girls are admitted into our thriving 6th Form. This is an opportunity to play a significant role i...