Head of English Thomas More Catholic School, Purley, Surrey

Job description

We seek to appoint an outstanding, highly motivated and ambitious colleague to lead our English department. We welcome applications from experienced teachers who have a passion for English and who will employ strategies to move the department to outstanding.

The English department are an established, efficient, hardworking and successful team. English results have been consistently good. The successful candidate will have the vision, creativity and experience to drive the continued development of the English department. They will join an energetic school which strives to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement. They will be expected to lead the department as a whole and line manage key post holders within the department.

Essential educational requirements

Higher level qualification in English.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status.

Essential skills and experience

Experienced teachers with a passion for English.

Employee benefits

TLR1c (£11,906)

We also offer a range of excellent staff benefits, including:

- 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


About Thomas More Catholic School

Thomas More Catholic School is an above national average, popular 11 - 19 inclusive Catholic school situated in Purley. We were judged to be Good by Ofsted in May 2019. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff retention rates. 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. When joining us, you can expect to enjoy excellent professional development to help you further your career, as well as support and challenge from our highly strategic Senior Leadership Team to help you 'Bring out the Best' in our staff and students. We also offer a range of excellent staff benefits, including: • 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 For more information about the school, please visit www.tmore.org.uk Note: you do not need to be Catholic to apply.

Address
Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2XP
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Thomas More Catholic School website (opens in a new window)