Head of History, Croydon

Closing date:New this week

St Joseph's CollegeCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2C - £5580 + Outer London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Head of History for September 2019 -  TLR 2C £5580

Owing to a promotion we are seeking to quickly recruit a passionate and dynamic Head of History for September 2019.  Owing to the closeness to half term we will be interviewing on receipt of applications.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an extremely  popular and successful department in a high achieving school:

  • Ranked 25th Nationally of all Non-Selective Boys School for Progress 8
  • Top 20% of high achieving schools nationally (SSAT) 
  • A Peter Jones Business Academy (part of a select group of schools nationally)
  • Free use for staff of swimming and modern gym facilities

History is an extremely popular and high achieving subject at KS4 and KS5, and the department is well staffed and supportive.  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 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 Mr S Cabrera Director of Development 

Completed Applications to be sent to:  scabrera@sjc.ac asap as we will interview upon application owing to the time of year.  

Final closing date for the receipt of completed applications:
Tuesday 21st  MAY 2018 by 3 pm.  Interviews will be held as and when a suitable candidate applies.

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.



More about St Joseph's College
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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. View in Google Maps
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...