Careers

Investing in our local community for over 425 years

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Careers at John Whitgift Foundation

John Whitgift Foundation is a major employer in Croydon, employing more than 1,000 staff across our schools, care homes, Carers’ Information Service and the Foundation head office.

The John Whitgift Foundation is one of the largest employers in the London Borough of Croydon, with over 1,000 staff working across our schools, care homes, Carers’ Information Service and head office. We are a charity that has been supporting the local community for over 425 years, and we are committed to providing high-quality education and care services. Our schools offer a first-class education to children and young people from all backgrounds, and our care homes provide vital support for older people. Our Carers’ Information Service, provides advice and support for those caring for loved ones. If you are interested in joining our team, look through our current vacancies below and click the links to apply.

As a Croydon Good Employer, we are recognised for ensuring our employees are paid a fair wage, for the support we provide to the local community, and the creation of job opportunities.

All our staff benefit from a competitive remuneration package, including:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Membership of a generous money purchase pension scheme for all support staff and the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) for teachers.  Both schemes include 3 x salary life assurance cover
  • Free access to an employee discount Club, which offers discounted rates on a range of products and services, including insurance, holidays and travel, fashion and retail
  • Discounted school fees for staff working at or for Foundation schools.
  • Membership of the Simplyhealth cash plan scheme, which gives financial support towards the cost of optical, dental, and medical costs as well as a free 24 hour advice line for all staff
  • A range of family-friendly benefits including, enhanced maternity pay and childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan

Returning candidates can also log into their account or register for job alerts.

Current vacancies

Click on the links below for full details on each position and apply easily via the portal.

Art Technician

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

27/01/2023

Salary

£26,000-£28,000
Assistant Director of Sport

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

02/02/2023

Salary

Generous salary and benefits package
Minibus Driver

Site

Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

27/01/2023

Salary

Whitgift Foundation Salary Scale
Multi Trader

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

26/01/2023

Salary

£27,165 - £34,081 (dependent on qualifications and relevant experience)
Student Caller

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

31/01/2023

Salary

National Living Wage
Teacher of Computer Science

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

25/01/2023

Salary

£Competitive
Teacher of Drama

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

25/01/2023

Salary

£Competitive
Teacher of Geography

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

25/01/2023

Salary

£Competitive
Teacher of History

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

Generous package dependent on qualifications and experience
Whitgift Summer School, Activity Leader

Site

Summer School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

£525 per week, plus holiday pay
Whitgift Summer School, Administrative Assistant

Site

Summer School

Location

South Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

£420 per week, plus holiday pay
Whitgift Summer School, EFL Teacher

Site

Summer School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

£630 per week, plus holiday pay
Whitgift Summer School, House Parent

Site

Summer School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

£630 per week, plus holiday pay
Whitgift Summer School, Senior Activity Leader

Site

Summer School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

£605 per week, plus holiday pay
Whitgift Summer School, Welfare Manager

Site

Summer School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

£760 per week, plus holiday pay
Learning Skills Mentor Gap Student

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

07/02/2023

Salary

Generous package dependent on qualifications and experience
Assistant Head (Director of Sixth Form)

Site

Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

31/01/2023

Salary

Competitive John Whitgift Foundation Salary and Benefits Package
Assistant Head - Teaching and Learning

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

01/02/2023

Salary

£Competitive
Assistant Head - Pastoral

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

01/02/2023

Salary

£Competitive
Care Assistant

Site

Wilhelmina House

Location

Croydon

Expiry

24/02/2023

Salary

Minimum £11.84 p/h plus shift premium
Associate Practitioner (Team Leader Nights)

Site

Whitgift House

Location

South Croydon

Expiry

13/02/2023

Salary

Competitive
Care Assistant

Site

Wilhelmina House

Location

Croydon

Expiry

24/02/2023

Salary

Minimum £11.84 p/h plus shift premium
Graduate Music Assistants / Choral Scholars

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

13/02/2023

Salary

£24,081 per annum (full-time, full year)
Teacher of Biology

Site

Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

02/02/2023

Salary

Competitive John Whitgift Foundation Salary and benefits package
Teacher of English

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

20/02/2023

Salary

£Competitive
Teacher of Geography

Site

Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

09/02/2023

Salary

Competitive John Whitgift Foundation Salary Scale and Benefits Package
Teacher of Religious Studies & Philosophy

Site

Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

09/02/2023

Salary

John Whitgift Foundation Salary Scale and benefits package
Assistant Financial Accountant - Temporary

Site

John Whitgift Foundation Office

Location

Croydon, South Croydon

Expiry

09/02/2023

Salary

£34,081 Annual Salary (Pro Rata)
Teacher of Physics

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

10/02/2023

Salary

Generous package dependent on qualifications and experience
Head of History

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

20/02/2023

Salary

£Competitive
Deputy Head (Academic)

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

23/02/2023

Salary

Please see Perrett Laver for Full Details
Teacher of Economics

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

20/02/2023

Salary

Generous package dependent on qualifications and experience
Groundsperson

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

14/02/2023

Salary

Generous package dependent on qualifications and experience
School Driver

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

03/02/2023

Salary

Generous package dependent on qualifications and experience
Casual School Driver

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon, Croydon

Expiry

31/03/2023

Salary

£11.00 - £12.50 per hour, dependent on qualifications
Administrative Assistant

Site

Trinity School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

15/02/2023

Salary

£24,081 paid pro rata
Teacher of Physical Education

Site

Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Location

Croydon

Expiry

24/02/2023

Salary

Competitive Whitgift Foundation Salary Scale and Benefits Package