Contract Type: Full Time
Job Start Date: 2019-03-11
Salary: MPS commensurate with experience (Outer)
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 451-1000
School Age Range: 11-16
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Orchard Way, Croydon CR0 7NJ, UK
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2


Start date: ASAP

Contract term: Initially Fixed Term to 31st August 2019

We are currently in pursuit for an English Teacher to join our exciting school and to become a key player as a member of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. We are looking for:

  • An exceptional candidate with a proven track record of success, or committed ambitious  NQT
  • An English Teacher truly passionate about teaching English
  • An outstanding teacher who has drive, energy and a great sense of humour
  • If all of the above apply to you, we would like to hear from you.

The school is a small, mixed academy school within the Greenshaw Learning Trust, where Will Smith is the CEO. As a Trust school we offer a range of benefits to all staff including outstanding CPD and access to fantastic resources from within the Trust to support your career development.

In return, we can offer you:

·  Excellent CPD opportunities  within the Trust and PIXL and career progression

·  Employer contributions to the pension scheme

·  Childcare voucher scheme

·  Cycle to work scheme

·  Gym membership scheme

·  Employee Assistance Programme

·  Eye Care Vouchers

·  Friendly and supportive environment in which to work, learn and grow

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

To apply, please click on the following email to request further information concerning the role: or click here to be connected to our school site for full details where you can fully complete your application:!index/contact-us/staff-vacancies

A statement of suitability should be submitted with the application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

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About Orchard Park High School

Ethos & Values

Orchard Park High School is a comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 school situated in the leafy suburbs of Shirley, bordering Bromley.

Our vision is simple – to support students to reach their full potential and to be a high performing school in all that we do.

We pride ourselves in our positive ethos which supports and enhances the personal development and well-being of every individual. As a vibrant learning community, we aim to provide the very best learning opportunities where students are challenged, inspired and encouraged to reach their full potential. We are an inclusive school which fosters a genuine sense of respect for the individual, alongside an appreciation of the cultures and beliefs of others.

Each child is supported to develop the skills and knowledge required to be responsible, considerate and well-rounded individuals prepared for the demands of our ever-changing multicultural society and well equipped for adult life.

We believe that the care, support and guidance we provide enable our students to be their best in an environment with the highest expectations.