Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Sutton


Greenshaw High School is a highly over-subscribed 11-19 comprehensive school situated in Sutton, south-west London, and is part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. Greenshaw has a reputation for providing a dynamic education within a happy and caring environment, and we are proud of our successes as a genuine comprehensive school. We are committed to achieving the best for the youngsters in our care, refusing to accept that there is a limit on what can be achieved. We are ambitious for our school and the professional development of our staff is at the forefront of our improvement.

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual with a passion for learning and the ability to engage and motivate our students to join our school as a Curriculum Support Officer. The successful candidate will supervise classes in the absence of teaching staff, support students in classes or extra-curricular activities, and provide administrative support to curriculum departments. There is also the opportunity to get involved in planning your own lessons, and some of our current Curriculum Support Officers’ have their own teaching loads. For the right candidate, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain classroom experience and make a difference to the lives of our students.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic background and a desire to work in the education sector, combined with a proactive approach, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. A desire to work with young people and to support their education and achievements is essential. Candidates with an interest in teaching or a career within the education sector are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Curriculum Support team are a well-established and integral part of the classroom experience at Greenshaw High School, working closely with classroom teachers’ and supporting students with their day-to-day learning experiences. Previous Curriculum Support Officers’ have gone on to successful teaching careers, and we have a proud history of supporting some of our previous Curriculum Support Officer’s in obtaining QTS through the School Direct (salaried) training programme.

For a comprehensive job description and person specification, please refer to the recruitment pack.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please visit our website to download a recruitment pack and application form.

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to or by post to the HR Department, Greenshaw High School, Grennell Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 3DY.

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

Applications must be received no later than 12.00pm on Monday 6th January 2020.

Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

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

Pre-application visits to our school are encouraged. Please contact to arrange a visit or to request a call back to discuss the role.

Please be aware that the school will be closed for the Christmas period from Monday 23rd December and will be re-opening on Monday 6th January 2020. It will not be possible to arrange a visit during this time and there will be a delay in responding to queries.

Greenshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

  • education
  • recruitment
  • teaching