Teacher of English, Croydon

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St Joseph's CollegeCroydon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Outer London) + possible TLR/ R&R
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

English Teacher needed for September 2018 start. – MPS (Outer London) + possible TLR or R&R

We are seeking to appoint an individual who loves to teach and loves to learn and who has a passion for all aspects of English.  This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a popular department in one of the oldest Catholic schools in England and is an excellent foundation for further career progression. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Teacher of English, to teach across the key stages. The successful applicant will be passionate about English Education, well organised, and willing to go the “extra mile” to ensure pupils achieve. 

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 11-18, 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 English. We are an ambitious and dynamic school with our eyes firmly placed on the future and this could be a perfect position for an NQT at the beginning of their own journey, or for an experienced teacher looking to further their career. The College provides a highly supportive working environment and we are committed to professional development; there is an excellent training programme in place as well as opportunities for career progression. 

We are a successful 11-18 Boys’ School (Girls in the 6th Form) on the Croydon/Lambeth border. As a Catholic school we place our faith in the person realising that each life is unique and precious. 

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 

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications: 

20th February 2018 at Noon

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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More about St Joseph's College
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...