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 committed to our mission and values and  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 an attractive remuneration package, including:

  • Discounted school fees for staff working at or for Foundation schools.
  • Membership of the BUPA health cash plan scheme, which gives financial support towards the cost of optical, dental, and medical costs as well as a free 24 hour Healthy Minds service for all staff
  • GP hero service – free easy video and telephone access to a GP
  • 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 gyms, insurance, holidays and travel, fashion and retail
  • Season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme and car leasing scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

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.

Design, Technology and Engineering Technician Part-Time (0.6 FTE), Term-Time Only

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon

Expiry

Salary

£30,893 - £33,782 per annum full-time equivalent, pro-rated to £14,829 - £16,215 per annum term time, 0.6 FTE
Sports Club Manager and Sports Coach

Site

Trinity School

Location

Shirley Park, Croydon

Expiry

Salary

Up to £39,090 (dependent on experience)
Chemistry Technician

Site

Whitgift School

Location

South Croydon

Expiry

22/05/2024

Salary

Full-year salary is £36,808.00 per annum. Pro rata equivalent is £30,862.09 per annum