Teacher or Head of Psychology - Outer London Pay Scale (+TLR 2 for for Head of Psychology role)

Coloma Convent Girls' School, Croydon, Surrey


Job details

Subject Psychology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541
Newly qualified teacher Suitable
Leadership level Senior Leader

Job description

We seek to appoint a dynamic and well qualified Teacher or Head of Psychology to join our high achieving school Applications from NQTs or from existing or aspiring leaders of Psychology will be considered. Candidates should be able to teach across the ability range at KS5 and provide evidence of successful teaching strategies and excellent organisational skills.

Coloma Convent Girls’ School in Shirley is recognised as one of the top non-selective secondary schools in the country. We are consistently oversubscribed and have received four ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted reports and ‘World Class Schools’ status (September 2017). Coloma achieved the accolade of ‘Best School in Croydon’ in the Real Schools Guide in 2018 and in October 2019 received its fifth ‘Outstanding’ Diocesan Inspection report.

Coloma is very proud of its history of academic achievement; this is due to the hard work, focus and dedication to Coloma’s ethos shown by pupils and staff alike. In 2019 we achieved remarkable exam results with a Progress 8 score of 0.89 at GCSE.

We value excellent relationships within a caring community. Extra-curricular activities play a huge part in the life and success of the school and pastoral systems are extremely strong.

Do not be put off applying for a post if you are not a practising Catholic. We welcome applications from colleagues who are supportive of the values of a Catholic School.

If you would like to join Coloma further details and an application form are available from our website at www.coloma.croydon.sch.uk.

Please email your completed application form to Sallie Trembath at strembath@coloma.croydon.sch.uk as soon as possible but no later than 9.00am Monday 6th April 2020.

Coloma reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.

Essential educational requirements

Appropriate degree level qualification.

Essential qualifications

PGCE or other ITT qualification.

Essential skills and experience

See person specification on our website.

Employee benefits

A school with a strong commitment to your professional development.

A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all.

The opportunity to work in a team where your skills, enthusiasm and hard work will be appreciated.

The opportunity to work within the largest cosmopolitan centre outside of Central London, undergoing substantial redevelopment, growth and change.

A school that invests in enrichment and extra-curricular activities.

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1057 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Coloma Convent Girls' School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email strembath@coloma.croydon.sch.uk

School location

Upper Shirley Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 5AS