Head of Maths, Croydon

Closing date:Expiring soon

Thomas More Catholic SchoolCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR1 (negotiable and depending on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious colleague to lead our successful maths department. We welcome applications from experienced teachers who have a passion for maths and who will employ strategies to move the department to outstanding. 

The maths department are an established, efficient, hardworking and successful team and results have been consistently good. We are proud of our focus on student and staff wellbeing, which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff-retention rates.

The successful candidate will have the vision, creativity and experience to drive the continued development of the maths department. They will join an energetic school which strives to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement. They will be expected to lead the department as a whole and line manage key post holders within the department.

Thomas More Catholic School is an above national average, popular 11 – 19 inclusive Catholic school situated in Purley. It is a very stable school where positive change is taking place. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff retention rates. Our 6th Form is rapidly growing in size. We ensure that teaching and learning is of the highest quality; rigorous, challenging, differentiated and engaging. Our aim is for educational excellence in all areas. 

We have a strong focus on student and staff wellbeing which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We also offer a range of excellent staff benefits, including:

  • Twilight CPD Sessions for all staff
  • Lunch provided in return for duties
  • Historic building in a beautiful setting, with multiple sports facilities and a swimming pool 
  • Forward thinking and vibrant place to work
  • High staff morale and a happy team culture amongst all staff
  • Free parking on site. Situated a 10 minute walk from Purley train station with fast train links to Central London and the South East
  • Opportunities for career development through our high commitment to CPD


Note: you do not need to be Catholic to apply.

For more information about the school, please visit www.tmore.org.uk 

To apply, please return your completed application form, recruitment monitoring form and disclosure form to the school via email: recruitment@tmore.org.uk

Closing date: Monday, 25th February 2019.

Interview dates will be decided upon Shortlisting.

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to the normal pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2XP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86686251
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