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Job details
Employer The John Fisher School
Location Sutton
Salary MPS-UPS (Outer London) + TLR 2b (£4,395) + retention and recruitment allowance available for an experienced candidate
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017 (or earlier depending on availability)



Tel: 020 8660 4555 

Fax: 020 8763 1837


London Borough of Sutton

Sixth Form: 231

Students on roll: 1056

Sixth Form: 231


MPS-UPS (Outer London) + TLR 2b (£4,395) + a retention and recruitment allowance available for an experienced candidate

Required from 1st September 2017 (or earlier depending on availability)

Our Mission is to “Aspire for Academic, Cultural & Sporting Excellence”

SSAT Double Award Winners 2015 & Pupil Premium Award Winners 2016

We wish to appoint an excellent Teacher of English to join our outstanding department. Applications are welcome from individuals of all faiths or none, who will support the catholic ethos of our school. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a whole school initiative supporting the literacy development of students. We would welcome applications from teachers currently working at Key Stage 2 as well as those working in Key Stages 3-5. 

Our oversubscribed School achieved 83% 5 A*-C including Maths and English in 2016 and the Sixth Form received an ‘outstanding’ ALP’s judgement. In our previous Ofsted inspection both ‘Behaviour & Safety’ and our Sixth Form were judged ‘outstanding’. In English we achieve consistently outstanding results – in June 2016 89% A*-C in English Language and 84% English Literature. The English Department currently has five dedicated teaching rooms, all equipped with interactive white boards. The team also includes dedicated Media and Drama teachers and classroom. 

We offer:

  • A strong feedback culture and established programme of induction and mentoring.
  • A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be nurtured and talents valued.
  • A commitment to your professional development, leadership training and career management.
  • The chance to network with outstanding practitioners as part of the ‘Partners in Excellence’ programme.
  • Free access to our on-site gymnasium.
  • Residential experiences available to Austria, Spain, Belgium, France, South Africa and      USA.

Please contact Janet Rigby, Office Manager on to arrange a visit or an informal discussion with the Headteacher, Mr Philip McCullagh.

Salary payable is on the Teachers Main Pay Scale - UPS, including Outer London Weighting. 

Application forms and job details are available by downloading via the website on where further information on the school and department may be found.  Completed application forms should be sent with a covering letter to Mrs Rigby by the closing date: noon on Wednesday, 21st June 2017.  Interviews will be held week commencing 26th June 2017.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to equality of opportunity. An enhanced CRB will be required. 

Locations and contacts

Peaks Hill
United Kingdom
+44 208 7631837