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Employer Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School
Location Lambeth
Salary Inner London Pay Scales
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Salary negotiable with recruitment and retention points available


  • The school has an outstanding ethos and environment for learning.
  • The English Literature A Level has a very large uptake at KS5.
  • The Department achieves outstanding results at Key Stages 4 and 5, significantly above national averages.
  • We are committed to developing the talents and potential of all our staff and place great emphasis on their wellbeing.
  • Bishop Thomas Grant is a hugely oversubscribed school (in excess of 1000 Applications for 180 Year 7 places) and enjoys a considerable reputation in the local area for its academic excellence and caring ethos.
  • Bishop Thomas Grant is one of the Mayor’s “Gold Club schools”.
  • The school has been placed in the top 100 non-selective schools nationally for both attainment and progress.
  • Attainment at the school is significantly above national averages for virtually all subjects and all groups of students.


  • Bishop Thomas Grant School is an 11-18 Catholic co-educational comprehensive school and was rated outstanding in all areas in October 2014.
  • Attainment is exceptionally high across a wide range of subjects, including at the highest levels. Almost all students make exceptional progress.
  • The school provides outstanding pastoral support. This helps all students to remain engaged and motivated to learn. Their exceptionally positive attitude to learning is a major contribution to their achievement.
  • Students behave extremely well in and out of the classroom. They feel safe and show high levels of respect for each other, their staff and the school environment.
  • Parents have very positive views about how well the school cares for their children and enables them to achieve very highly.
  • The Sixth Form is outstanding.

Bishop Thomas Grant School operates rigorous safeguarding procedures.

Applications from experienced teachers and NQTs are very welcome. Applicants do not have to be Catholic but should be committed to working within the Catholic ethos of the school.

If you have any questions regarding the post, please contact Mrs S Branson at the school:  

Completed application forms must be returned to Mrs S Branson, the School Business Manager.

Closing date for applications: 12 midday on Friday 28th April 2017.

Bishop Thomas Grant School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and this appointment to the school is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further details can be found at  

Bishop Thomas Grant School is in the Archdiocese of Southwark
Bishop Thomas Grant School
Belltrees Grove, London SW16 2HY
Telephone: 020-8769 3294. Facsimile: 020-8769 4917.
11 -18 Mixed Catholic Voluntary-Aided School
Headteacher: Ms Bernadette Boyle BA (Hons) NPQH

About the employer

Bishop Thomas Grant is a leading 11-18 Catholic co-educational school situated at the top of Streatham Common. The school provides outstanding pastoral care and encouragement to all students within the setting of a Christian community. Students exper...

Information about Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Belltrees Grove
SW16 2HY
United Kingdom
+44 20 8769 4917