Vacancies

 

 

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

Headteacher

 TEACHING VACANCIES

Starting date: September 2020/January 2021

Post title: Assistant Headteacher

Reports to: Deputy Headteacher

Salary: Salary L12 – 16

Contract type: Permanent

Hendon School is keen to appoint an inspiring and passionate Assistant Headteacher to start in September 2020/January 2021.

Our school is an outstanding comprehensive school with a fundamental commitment to inclusive education that meets the needs of all students.  Our school community includes resourced provisions for deaf students and students with Autism.  We are proud of the achievements of our students and believe that this is in no small part due to the high standards of teaching and learning at the school. Our exciting and creative approach to learning cultivates growing intellectual curiosity and a sense of enquiry. Students are encouraged to develop as confident and independent learners.

The precise strategic and operational focus of the post will be finalised after the appointments are made in order to maximise the strengths of the successful candidate. We require leaders who have experience of some, or all, of the following areas: inclusion, data and examinations analysis, curriculum development and whole school pastoral leadership/management.

In choosing the Assistant Headteacher we will be looking for an outstanding teacher, someone with the ability to help maximise the continued development of this highly successful school and with the vision to embrace the ideas of the Headteacher and Governors. We are looking for an inspirational leader who is committed to the highest achievement for all and who will firmly support the ethos of the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS prior to appointment.

Visits to the school (or conversations with key staff during lockdown) are welcomed and can be arranged by emailing vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk

 Closing Date: 30th April 2020

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk. 

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER JOB DESCRIPTION

ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER PERSON SPECIFICATION

Teacher of English

Full Time

MPS - UPS £28,355 – 44,541 depending on experience Permanent Start date: September 2020

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of English to join our highly success English Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students. 

You will have the leadership skills, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development. 

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of English

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement 

• Team skills.

Closing date: 16th April 2020

Interview Date TBC

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk.

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

TEACHER OF ENGLISH JOB DESCRIPTION

Teacher of RE

Full Time

MPS - UPS £28,355 – 44,541 depending on experience Permanent Start date: September 2020

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of RE to join our highly success Humanities Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students. 

You will have the leadership skills, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development. 

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of RE

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement 

• Team skills.

Closing date: 30th April 2020

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk.

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

TEACHER JOB DESCRIPTION

Head of Geography

Full Time or Part Time

TLR2b
Start date: September 2020

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Head of Geography to join our highly successful Humanities Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students.

You will have the leadership skills, experience, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development.

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Geography

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement

• Team skills.

Closing Date: 30th April 2020

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk. 

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT JOB DESCRIPTION

Teacher of Geography

Full Time

MPS - UPS £28,355 – 44,541 depending on experience
Permanent
Start date: September 2020

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of Geography to join our highly success Humanities Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students. 

You will have the leadership skills, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development. 

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Geography

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement 

• Team skills.

Closing date: 30th April 2020

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk.

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

TEACHER JOB DESCRIPTION

Head of French

Full Time (Maternity Cover)

TLR2b Start date: September 2020

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Head of French to join our highly successful Faculty of Modern Foreign Languages that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students.

You will have the leadership skills, experience, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development.

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Languages

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement

• Team skills.

Closing Date: 30th April 2020

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk. 

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT JOB DESCRIPTION

Teacher of Social Sciences

Full Time/Part Time

MPS - UPS £28,355 to £44,541 depending on experience
Maternity Cover
Start date: September 2020

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of Social Sciences to join our highly success Humanities Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students. 

You will have the leadership skills, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development. 

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Social Sciences

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement 

• Team skills.

Closing date: 30th April 2020

 

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk. 

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

 TEACHING STAFF JOB DESCRIPTION

Lead Practitioner - Science

Full Time

Leadership Pay – Scale Points 4-8
Start date: September 2020 / January 2021

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Lead Practitioner - Science to join our highly successful Science Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students.

You will have the leadership skills, experience, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development.

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Science

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement

• Team skills.

Closing Date: 30th April 2020

 

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience. 

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk. 

Please Note: CVs will not be considered. 

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

LEAD PRACTITIONER JOB DESCRIPTION


Part-Time or Full Time Teacher of Science

Hours Negotiable

MPS - UPS £28,355 to £44,541 FTE pro rata depending on experience
Permanent
Start date: September 2020 

Are you looking for a part-time position to enable you to have a better work-life balance?

Full time opportunity also available.

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of Science to join our highly success Science Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students. 

You will have the leadership skills, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development. 

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning

• The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Science

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement 

• Team skills.

Closing date: 30th April 2020

 

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk. 

Please Note: CVs will not be considered. 

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

TEACHING STAFF JOB DESCRIPTION

Head of Creative Arts Faculty (Music, Dance, Drama, Photography, Art)

Full Time (negotiable)

TLR1b
Permanent
Start date: September 2020

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Head of Creative Arts to join our highly successful Creative Arts Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students.  

We recently invested in a new Dance and Drama studio and are looking for a Head of Faculty that can help drive forward the faculty in its new era

You will have the leadership skills, experience, ideas and drive to support us in developing and implementing the next phase of the school’s development.  

Hendon School is an ambitious 'Outstanding' School and can offer:

  • Excellent resources
  • Excellent support and professional development opportunities 
  • Hendon School is an Outstanding School, 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 programme. 

Many students have won local and national awards for their achievements and contributions to society.

We are seeking someone with:

  • A passion for teaching and learning 
  • The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students
  • The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Creative Arts
  • Creative teaching skills and a professional approach
  • High expectations of students
  • The determination to raise student achievement 
  • Team skills

Closing Date: 30th April 2020

 

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience. 

Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which can be accessed on our website www.hendonschool.co.uk  or via TES www.tes.com

Completed application forms should be returned to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk. 

Please Note: CVs will not be considered.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure check.

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

HEAD OF FACULTY JOB DESCRIPTION 

 Teaching Post Application Form

SUPPORT STAFF VACANCIES 

Behaviour Team Learning Mentor 

18 hours per week (3 days) / term time 

Point – 12 

£24,462 per annum FTE pro rata

Actual Salary £10,462.27 per annum 

We wish to appoint a flexible and enthusiastic individual with the skills and experience to support our students with behavioural difficulties on a group or one-to-one basis. 

The duties of the role include: 

  • Working within the Behaviour Team to select pupils for mentoring
  • Discussing the aims of mentoring with pupils
  • Supporting pupils inside and outside of the classroom
  • Working with pupils to reduce their behaviour incidents, internal and fixed term exclusions
  • Agreeing and writing action plans for the pupils you are mentoring
  • Building relationships with parents to address issues which arise and offer advice, strategies to help
  • Liaising with schools, teachers and outside agencies where appropriate
  • Supporting pupils with the transition to secondary school
  • Helping pupils in building their confidence and self-esteem by listening to them and devising appropriate strategies 

We are looking for a candidate with: 

  • outstanding interpersonal skills
  • excellent organisational skills
  • the desire to maximise the outcomes and performance of all students and ensure the very best progress for all 

Closing date for applications: 30th April 2020

 

Interviews will be on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.

BEHAVIOUR MENTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Support Staff Application Form

Hendon School is an ambitious 'Outstanding' School and can offer:

• Excellent resources

• Excellent support and professional development opportunities 

• Hendon School has recently been 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 programme. 

Many students have won local and national awards for their achievements and contributions to society.

Hendon School is a family – albeit a very large and diverse family – and we celebrate that. We are stronger because of our differences and because of the way that we work together.

At Hendon School we work in partnership with parents, the local community and other schools, both in England and with our partner schools in South Africa, Japan and Nepal. We are part of the Compton Teaching Alliance with whom we work to provide high quality training opportunities for new teachers and established staff and are members of PiXL and SSAT Leading Edge.

Recently we were honoured to be invited to join the Mayors Gold Club, which allows us to share good practice with other London schools. We work closely with our local feeder primary schools, both as part of our high involvement transition programme and also to enrich and inspire younger students.

We are passionate about education and about working with our young people to give them the best opportunities and to help them to be ready for the next stage of their life. We take good care of them and work with them to unlock their potential.

We value;

  • 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 our School.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV's and we can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

Teaching Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

Support Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

  

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.

Disclosure

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.

Shortlisting

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 and with the permission of the candidate to contact their current employer.

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.

Interview

During the interview process candidates may be asked about any gaps or discrepancies in their application form.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Probation

All Support Staff undergo a 20 week assessment period.

 

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