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Please click on the Chalklands Career site link below for our job vacancies

We would love you to join our Talent Pool so we can contact you when the right vacancy arises.

Chalklands Cluster

The Chalklands cluster is made up of five schools in the local area - Hillcroft Primary School, Marden Lodge Primary School, Whyteleafe Primary School, Warlingham Village Primary School and Chestnut Park Primary School.

Please click here to view vacancies in the Chalklands Cluster

About Marden Lodge

Aiming High - Working Hard - Learning Together

Thank you for your interest in Marden Lodge Primary School and Nursery. We aim to provide an education which excites and inspires our children. Through building on the children's interests, exciting their curiosity, developing their skills and having high expectations for achievement, we aim to ensure that every child is challenged to achieve the best that they can. Our staff work closely as a team, and with the school community, in order to ensure that the children have high quality experiences at our school. 

As an academy within the GLF family of schools we benefit from sharing skills, resources and practice across a range of schools. This allows us to provide innovative experiences which deepen the children's understanding and develops their skills.

Reasons to join our team at Marden Lodge

  • A warm, friendly and supportive school ethos;
  • A successful school with a great learning environment;
  • Fantastic children who have high aspirations for their achievement;
  • Great staff who are welcoming, committed and energetic;
  • A strong belief in the development of the whole child through a broad and balanced curriculum;
  • A commitment to your on-going professional development;
  • The opportunity to further develop your leadership career and gain extensive experience working within a large and growing MAT.
  • Part of the GLF Chalklands cluster (including Hillcroft Primary, Warlingham Primary, Marden Lodge Primary, Whyteleafe Primary and Chestnut Park Primary), encouraging a collaborative approach to working.  
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Collaborative Working


GLF Schools promotes a cross-cluster collaborative approach, allowing colleagues to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. Through this cluster model, GLF Schools is committed to providing opportunities for professional development and career progression.

Our School sits within an established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Marden Lodge, our cluster includes the following other schools; Chestnut Park Primary School, Whyteleafe Primary School, Warlingham Village Primary School, and Hillcroft Primary School. 

Proud to be Part of GLF Schools

Where Children Grow, Learn and Flourish

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GLF Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust established in 2012. We believe that every child in our schools can achieve the highest academic standards whilst enjoying a vibrant, challenging and rich curriculum. What we say in our motto is true: "Where Children Grow, Learn and Flourish." Whilst operating as a part of a family, each of our schools has its own distinct character and culture which is respectful of its community and context but their utmost common ground is that it is our staff that make each school. Our collective GLF culture is built upon caring for our children and students by enabling our staff to provide the best possible education with the resources at our disposal.

We have a simple mission. "To be a supportive family of schools where together we grow, learn and flourish”

Thrive in a Career with GLF

Joining GLF schools brings a wealth of opportunity both personally and professionally. Each school in our trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from a dedicated and experienced support team. GLF Schools will recognise your skills, encourage creativity and provide opportunities for you to grow, learn and flourish. As a member of staff you can expect GLF to invest in your career progression, provide a bespoke career development plan and offer the potential to be fast tracked into leadership. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

For more information about the benefits of working for GLF, please click here to visit our GLF Careers page. 

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