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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Classics, French

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a qualified and motivated candidate to bring energy, enthusiasm and commitment to our outstanding MFL and Classics Departments. We are a high-performing, dedicated and caring team, with a passion for teaching and learning.

What the school offers its staff

Bishop Thomas Grant is an outstanding, 11-18 mixed voluntary-aided, comprehensive high school for Roman Catholic students under the Trusteeship of the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. Bishop Thomas Grant School consistently achieves outstanding academic results way above local and national averages in every subject area. Our curriculum equips students with skills for the modern, global world and develops them as independent and critical learners and confident communicators. At the heart of the school is its distinctive Catholic ethos, which in turn is supported by the excellent relationships which exist between staff and students. Our shared vision for the school supported by the staff, students, parents and governors has created a very strong, caring and cohesive community, with Gospel values permeating all aspects of life. The school is committed to the continuous improvement of resources and to the development of staff skills through high quality CPD sessions. The wellbeing of staff is also paramount and opportunities and measures are put in place to ensure this.

Why apply for this position?

  • Our school has an outstanding ethos and environment for learning
  • The Languages and Classics Departments achieve excellent results at Key Stages 4 and 5, significantly above national averages
  • Modern Foreign Languages and Latin have significant uptake at KS4 and KS5 with many students going on to study Languages or Classics at University
  • Both German and Spanish are also offered
  • The Language Department have an extensive suite of teaching rooms equipped with interactive whiteboards
  • Our 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
  • We are committed to developing the talents and potential of all our staff and place great emphasis on their wellbeing

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1205 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Catholic Secondary School

School location

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