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Teacher of English

Compass School SouthwarkSouthwark

Responsible to: Head of English 

Start date: ASAP

Salary: Main Pay Scale, Inner London, plus benefits 

Deadline: Monday 13th December 2021

Applications will be reviewed on submission and the trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative teacher of English to join our established and successful team. They will be passionate about their subject and committed to translating their excellent subject knowledge into creative and memorable learning experiences for our pupils. In return, they will be joining a dedicated and welcoming staff team and a fantastic community of pupils. 

About Compass School 

Compass School Southwark is a four-form entry, mixed, 11-16 free school that opened in September 2013. Founded by a varied and experienced group of Trustees, the school will grow to offer an exceptional education to 600 young people in the heart of Bermondsey. We are ideally located just a short walk from Bermondsey Tube Station. 

The School is due to move into a new state-of-the-art building in 2023 on the adjacent site with fantastic facilities for staff and pupils.

Vision and Values 

We believe that “everyone in the Compass School Community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire”. This applies to everyone, including our staff team. Our four values of aspiration, integrity, exploration and resilience are reflected in all areas of the school and our work. We are extremely passionate about ensuring that our students meet the challenging targets that we set for them and we strive to be outstanding and innovative practitioners ourselves. 

About the role

We are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic practitioner to join our team. The successful candidate will be joining a motivated staff team that are committed to creating an outstanding provision for our students.

Benefits of working at Compass School 

We offer competitive inner London salaries and reward great teachers with performance related pay. All staff receive laptops and an annual entitlement to high quality CPD, along with the opportunity to take flexible days off during term-time when needed. We also operate a subsidised healthcare insurance scheme, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes as well as an employee assistance programme.

For further information about the school and the Trust, go to  or contact us at  or 0203 542 6506. 

Compass Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding children and all appointments will require an enhanced DBS check.

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