Website La Retraite RC Girls School

English Teacher sought for Secondary school in Balham

Salary: Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale
Position type: Full-time
To start: September 2021

For further details or to arrange a school visit: Please contact Ms. Clarke (HR Manager) by telephone on 020 8673 5644 ext. 159 or by email

To apply: Please submit an application online through the school’s recruitment web page.

Applications close: noon,Friday 18th June 2021
Shortlisting: information not available
Interviews: to be held by the end of June 2021

Please note that we reserve the right to close applications and hold interviews before the closing date, should we receive sufficient applications – you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible


La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School is an ambitious, collaborative, diverse and dynamic school; where innovative teaching and learning is the norm and every staff member’s talents and aspirations are recognised, developed, and rewarded.

Central to our offer is a community and environment that nurtures, challenges and supports, which fosters the expertise of our staff and allows us to offer a broad and innovative curriculum, to inspire learning at every level.

Our English department has a long track record of academic success with 89% of students gaining a Grade 5 or above at GCSE in 2020.

We are looking for a suitably qualified individual with vision and energy to provide the highest possible standards of teaching and learning for all pupils in the teaching of English.

We welcome applications from NQTs/ECTs.

La Retraite is underpinned by the commitment of staff. By joining our team, you join a team of dedicated, like-minded, passionate colleagues in a welcoming staff body and our Catholic ethos welcomes students and staff of all faiths and none. If you believe you can add to our outstanding team, we hope to hear from you.


We can offer you:

  • endless opportunities for CPD
  • dedicated weekly mentor hour for NQTs and PGCE trainees
  • cross-curricular working parties to develop teaching and learning and share best practice
  • two weeks paid work for NQTs early start
  • detailed induction programme for NQTs and new staff

We offer all staff access to a Private Healthcare scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme. We are in a good location 10 minutes’ walk from both Balham and Clapham South tube stations and near a number of key bus routes.


La Retraite RC School is committed to safer recruitment and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Further information about the disclosure can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check


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