Teacher of Science, Croydon, New Addington

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Meridian High SchoolCroydon, New Addington

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Rare opportunity for a teacher to have a truly transformational effect in a school on an exciting journey of improvement    

As Headteacher, from day one I have delivered a very clear message to our staff, students and parents. It is that every one of us must take ownership of ambition and raise our expectations of the success we can achieve, both individually and as a community. That idea now defines who we are. 

Our aim is simple, to become outstanding. We have already made significant strides towards this and we are looking for staff who understand the culture and climate of the school, our community and the wider educational environment.

We now have an opportunity for an outstanding professional to join our team as a teacher of science. 

The successful candidate will have outstanding specialist knowledge and experience of successful teaching throughout Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. They will have a proven track record as an excellent teacher, fully meeting the national professional standards for teachers and leaders.

This role allows you the opportunity to be part of the transformation of a community and the life chances of the amazing young people we serve. 

In return, we will invest heavily in helping you to develop your career aspirations into reality. We can offer you a great salary, the chance to be part of a group of schools where you can develop, excel and flourish; with career progression unrivalled by any other MAT. We will offer you the support of a leadership team dedicated to helping young people striving for more and as a GLF Schools’ employee, you will enjoy the benefit of working within an excellent support and learning network and will be exposed to significant collaboration opportunities across our schools.

We would strongly recommend that you let us arrange a visit for you to visit the school to see for yourself why this is such a special opportunity. Please call the school office to arrange this on 020-3943-1328.

Meridian High School returns from Easter break on Monday 9th April. We would welcome any potential applicants to book a tour in with the Headteacher with regards to any of the live jobs we are currently advertising during that week with us or via his P.A., Debbie Longhurst at D.Longhurst@meridianhigh.london

As a Trust, we support applications from leaders from diverse backgrounds and from educators seeking flexible leadership opportunities. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0AH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 842545
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Based in New Addington, Croydon, Meridian High School first opened under its current name in 2015. It was previously known as Addington High School and has around 1,200 pupils. The secondary school and sixth form was named for the prime meridian line...