Dear Prospective Colleague,
Thank you for taking an interest in applying for a position at Hendon School. Hendon School is currently graded ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted (Nov 2011).
“They [students] respect and value cultural diversity and gain an excellent insight in the lives, experiences and beliefs of others through first-hand experiences and their openness to new ideas. The school provides an excellent learning environment. A strong sense of ambition is underpinned by a very caring ethos.” (Ofsted).
71% of students achieved 5 A*-Cs including Maths and English (2015), an incredible achievement in our truly inclusive school that demonstrates our continuing commitment to high standards of teaching and learning.
We are an ambitious school and welcome applications from staff who are passionate about being part of a thriving community.
We have an excellent support package in place for NQT’s wishing to apply.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Ms Rhona Povey
36 hours per week/ term time plus 2 weeks
Actual Salary £24325 -£26534
The library is an essential resource within our school. We are looking for someone with energy, vision and drive to ensure that the library remains central to pupils’ extended learning experiences at Hendon School. Hendon is ambitious and outstanding school that has been recently identified as one of the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in the country. Students not only achieve outstanding exam results but experience an exceptional community program. Many students have won local and national awards for their contributions to society.
We are seeking someone:
- Who should be suitably qualified with excellent ICT skills as well as fluency in speaking, reading and writing.
Who will be responsible for:
- Managing and monitoring the library and its facilities and service on a daily basis as a learning and literacy resource.
- Contributing to pupils’ learning, working in close partnership with teaching and non-teaching staff and in line with the school’s teaching and learning and literacy policies.
- Developing the library’s contribution to the whole school literacy programme.
- Organising extended learning programmes/activities to promote a love of reading for information and pleasure.
- Promoting the library and its resources both within the library and the whole school and externally, where relevant.
- Keeping up to date with new publications, selecting and ordering new stock as well as classifying, cataloguing and indexing stock for all types of media.
About the employer:
- Each person equally as an individual who is entitled to be treated with respect at all times.
- The particular abilities, needs and hopes of all our school.
- The social, ethnic and religious diversity of Hendon School.
Application forms are available from our website www.hendonschool.co.uk and once completed should be emailed to email@example.com.
We do not accept CVs
Closing date for applications is Noon on 31st October
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
Additional application information
Please do not send CV's - much as we welcome your interest, safeguarding regulations require that all appointments must be made through a standard application process using a common format therefore we cannot consider CV’s.
Hendon School is fully committed to the protection and welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. Our policies, procedures and practices reflect our commitment to equality and diversity.
Individuals will be selected for appointment based purely on their suitability for the post.
Employees at Hendon School are classified as having substantial access to children and all appointments, including volunteers, are subject to an enhanced police check of previous criminal convictions (DBS).
Applicants are required, to disclose any conviction, caution or binding over including ‘spent convictions’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 on their application forms.
Failure to disclose this information may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar individuals from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.
Candidates meeting the criteria will be taken forward to the next stage of the process. For all vacancies applications are only accepted if submitted electronically.
References are requested once the shortlisted candidates have been contacted regarding interview.
No employee can commence employment at Hendon School unless we are in receipt of two satisfactory references, if necessary, employers may be contacted to gather further information.
During the interview process candidates may be asked about any gaps or discrepancies in their application form.
All Support Staff undergo a 20 week assessment period.