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Coloma Convent Girls' SchoolCroydon

Coloma Convent Girls’ School is a Roman Catholic school (11-18) with voluntary-aided status. Founded by the Religious Sisters known as the Daughters of Mary and Joseph (also known as the Ladies of Mary) in 1869, the Sisters continue to serve as Trustees of the school. Coloma now has over 1,000 students and is officially recognised as outstanding and as a World Class School. In July 2020, Coloma was named the best secondary school in Croydon by the Real Schools Guide.

We strive to offer an education that will prepare students for life through a commitment to their spiritual and personal growth. Our highly committed staff, supported by the Governing Board, give students real choice, diversity and consistently high standards of education.

The successful candidate will be a practising Catholic who will lead us on to the next stage of our journey, maintaining and developing our profile for excellence and maximising the opportunities from the changing educational landscape.


  • be passionate about Catholic Education
  • have clarity of vision for the school 
  • be able to progress Coloma’s status 
  • as a World Class School
  • be able to lead a successful and expanding Sixth Form
  • develop partnership with third parties
  • be politically astute in all dealings with the Local Authority, Diocese and other relevant bodies
  • be a strategic thinker with excellent communication skills
  • be able to take key decisions with regard to calculated risks

For an informal and confidential conversation about this post please contact Dion Mills on 07899 063321.

Application forms and an information pack can be requested by emailing Dion.Mills@hays.com

School Tours: welcomed by appointment

Closing date for applications: 8th March 2021 at 09:00am

Shortlisting: 10th March 2021

Interviews: 15th and 16th March 2021  

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application (with barred list check) to the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

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