Competitive salary scales and other excellent conditions of service are standard across the GDST and employees have access to pension schemes and a range of other staff benefits.

The GDST is committed to the safeguarding of children. For this reason, child protection screening applies to all posts.

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. 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.

A current member of staff writes writes ……. Croydon High’s way – and the GDST way – is so exactly representative of an ideal workplace, in my mind. The way Croydon High is concerned for mental and physical wellbeing of pupils AND staff, the way you’re open to change, the way you’re welcoming to everyone from any and all backgrounds, the way you encourage healthy discussions around accountability and how to make progress and improve… Working in this kind of environment is a DREAM. 

Current Vacancies

Links to any current vacancies will be shown below.

An application form should be completed and, together with a covering letter addressed to the Headmistress, be emailed to  We do not require a separate CV document as part of your application.

The school reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.

  • Application deadline: 21st Sep 2021, 12:00pm

    To start January 2022

    We are seeking a talented and dynamic Teacher of Spanish to share their passion for the subject teaching from Year 7 through to A level.


  • Application deadline: 21st Sep 2021, 12:00pm

    To start January 2022

    We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and visionary Head of Modern Foreign Languages to spearhead the creation of the Faculty.  This role presents a unique opportunity for a successful and established middle leader to apply their leadership and management skills.  Current staffing means that we need to employ a Head of Modern Foreign Languages who teaches Spanish and either French or German.

  • Application deadline: 27th Sep 2021, 12:00pm

    To start January or April 2022, for the right candidate

    This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and innovative leader/Computer Science specialist to shape the strategic direction of Croydon High School.

  • Application deadline: 30th Sep 2021, 12:00pm

    Croydon High School is seeking a PA with substantial secretarial and administrative experience in a complex organisation to play a key role supporting the Headmistress.