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

 

SUPPORT STAFF VACANCIES 


Lead Administrator

Start date:         ASAP
Contract type:   Full Time / Part Time

Salary: Scale:    24-28 Salary: £30,213 - 33,291 (fte) £26,434.93 - 29,128.03 (actual)
Contract term:   Permanent

Hours of employment: 36 hours per week, term time plus two additional weeks per year (42 weeks). Some evening work may be required at various times during the year.  Notice will be provided and this may be claimed as ‘time off in lieu’.

Responsibility for:Office Manager, Cover Coordinator, 2x General Administrators 

Hendon School is looking to appoint a Lead Administrator who has excellent communication skills and a high level of ICT competency.   

The ideal candidate should have management experience as they will be managing a team. The ability to work under pressure and to priorities their work whilst running an efficient administration function will also be required.

The Lead Administrator is a key position at Hendon School, ensuring the delivery of efficient and effective student administration and administrative support to our staff. As well as working with student data and school website, the Lead Administrator delegates tasks, monitors workflow and develops processes and systems to ensure that the Administration Team respond to the needs of the School. 

They will also be required to complete specific administrative tasks and support the team of administrators during peak periods by participating in general admin duties. 

The role holder will promote a collaborative team that can flexibly respond to the different demands, peaks and troughs of workload throughout the academic cycle. 

Closing Date: 19 June 2019 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c 24 June 2019

We will be running this as a rolling recruitment and interviewing throughout the process, please submit your application as soon as possible.

Job Description

Lead Science Technician 

Start date:                    September 2019
Contract type:              Full Time, 33.5 hours per week, term-time

Salary:                          SCP 16 – 19, £21,895 – £23,098 (actual salary) dependent on experience

Contract term:             Permanent

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

Are you enthusiastic, adaptable and a good team player with a willingness to learn?

The Lead Science Laboratory Technician will provide support for the Science Faculty across the whole school. Science is taught to GCSE and Physics, Chemistry and Biology to AS/A2 level.

Duties will include; the preparation of apparatus, materials and solutions and setting up equipment and apparatus for use in practical classes. You will also be expected to carry out demonstrations and support the teaching staff and other technicians in the Faculty.

The successful candidate will have;

  • Technical knowledgeable, be well organised and have excellent administration skills.
  • Experience of managing a team, as you will be managing a team of three Science Technicians.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and COSHH regulations and have a flexible approach to work.
  • Experience of working with children or young people, excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in using computers.
  • Good communication, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Appropriate qualifications or an interest in Science (GCSE/A Level or equivalent in Science subject(s) and/or demonstrate an interest in Science.

Closing Date: 30 June 2019 at 12pm

We will be running this as a rolling recruitment and interviewing throughout the process, please submit your application as soon as possible.

Job Description

 

TEACHING VACANCIES

Teacher of the Deaf

1 Permanent post and 1 Fixed Term Contract  (12 months) 

Start Date: September 2019 or January 2020 

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Teacher to work with deaf students.

We have two posts, one is permanent and the other one is being offered on a fixed term contract for 12 months to cover a sabbatical.

Location

Additional Resourced Provision for Deaf Students, Hendon School.

What we’re looking for

  • You will be committed to the education of deaf students in an oral / aural mainstream setting
  • Qualified Teacher of the Deaf status is preferred, but trainee TODs or a person who wants to gain experience of working with deaf students prior to training as a TOD will also be considered.

Salary details

MPS: £27,596 / UPS: £43,348 plus SEN Allowance, depending on experience.

Further information

For an informal conversation regarding this post, please contact Louise Whitaker, on 020 8202 9004 extension 258 or whitaker@hendonschool.co.uk

We will be running this as a rolling recruitment and interviewing throughout the process, please submit your application as soon as possible.

 Teacher of Music & Drama

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of Music & Drama to join our highly successful 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 motive and inspire the department and students

• The ability to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of Music & Drama

• Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

• High expectations of students

• The determination to raise student achievement

• Team skills

Closing date: 18 June 2019 at midnight

Interview date: w/c 24 June 2019

We will be running this as a rolling recruitment and interviewing throughout the process, please submit your application as soon as possible.

 

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


Start date:            September 2019/ January 2020
Contract type:       Full Time / Part Time

Salary:                 MPS: £27,596 - UPS: £43,348, dependent on experience, plus TLR1b, £9,663pa
Contract term:      Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

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 are currently building a new Dance and Drama studio, a large and exciting investment! We are looking for a HOF 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.  

We are seeking someone with:

• A passion for teaching and learning 

• The ability to motive 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:       26 June 2019 at midnight

Interview date:   w/c 24 June 2019

We will be running this as a rolling recruitment and interviewing throughout the process, please submit your application as soon as possible. 

 

Application forms are available below and once completed should be emailed to vacancies@hendonschool.co.uk

Teaching Post Application Form

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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