Teacher of English

Required from: April 2021 or September 2021 for the right candidate

Hours: Part-time (0.6) or full-time with a second subject


The Role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Teacher of English who will bring energy, ideas and commitment to our collaborative department. This role offers the opportunity to share your passion for both English Language and Literature, inspiring all students to achieve their full potential. You will teach across the various key stages.

Candidates with experience of teaching the AQA English Language A level, or a willingness to broaden their subject specialism in this area are particularly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be keen to play an important role in supporting and developing our extra-curricular offer and assisting pupils applying to study English-related subjects at universities, including the most prestigious Russell Group institutions.


About the School:

Established in 1874, Croydon High School prides itself on its innovative approach and friendly atmosphere. The School is located in Selsdon, south of Croydon, on a beautiful campus.  Croydon High is made up of students from a broad and culturally diverse range of backgrounds and the school recognises and hugely values the positive impact this has on all who teach and learn here.



As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we are able to offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools


For further details and an application form please visit our website https://www.croydonhigh.gdst.net/vacancies/


The closing date for applications is Monday 18 January 2021.


To support and enhance the educational and pastoral provision for all our students, we are fully committed to a recruitment policy in which job applicants are not discriminated against on the grounds of sex, race, disability, age, nationality, colour, ethnic or national origin, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief.


The GDST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.