Teacher of History, Purley, Surrey

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Thomas More Catholic SchoolPurley, Surrey

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS £26,662 - £37,645 plus excellent benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and passionate History teacher to join our history department and teach across all abilities in all year groups. The right candidate will have passion in delivering lessons in innovative ways to engage the students through a variety of different mediums, schemes of work and energy.

This post is suitable for a History teacher who is passionate about history and learning, and has the capability of teaching both at Key Stage 3 and 4. Both Newly Qualified teachers and more experienced teachers would be welcome to apply. 

There are many opportunities for career progression within the school, as well as a range of other excellent benefits, including:

  • Twilight CPD Sessions for all staff
  • Lunch provided in return for duties
  • Historic building in a beautiful setting, with multiple sports facilities and a swimming pool. 
  • Forward thinking and vibrant place to work
  • High staff morale and a happy team culture amongst all staff
  • Free parking on site. Situated a 10-minute walk from Purley train station with fast train links to Central London and the South East
  • Opportunities for career development through our high commitment to CPD


Thomas More Catholic School is an above national average, popular 11 – 19 inclusive Catholic school situated in Purley. 

Thomas More is a very stable school where positive change is taking place. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff retention rates. Our 6th Form is rapidly growing in size. We ensure that teaching and learning is of the highest quality; rigorous, challenging, differentiated and engaging. Our aim is for educational excellence in all areas. We have a strong focus on student and staff wellbeing which is evident from the moment you step into our community.

For more information about the school, please visit www.tmore.org.uk  Please note: You do not need to be Catholic to apply. 

To apply, please return your completed application form, recruitment monitoring form and disclosure form to the school via email: recruitment@tmore.org.uk 

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Closing date: 23rd May 2018.

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to the normal pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2XP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86686251
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