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 

Head of Geography

Full Time or Part Time

TLR2b
Start date: April or 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: Wednesday 5th February 2020

Interview Date: w/c 10th February 2020

 

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

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: April 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: Thursday 30th January 2020

Interview Date:  w/c 3rd February 2020

TEACHER OF SCIENCE JOB DESCRIPTION

Lead SEND Teacher

MPS - UPS £28,355 to £44,541 depending on experience

plus TLR2b & SEN Allowance
Permanent
Start date: April 2020

 

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Lead SEND Teacher to join our SEND Department. 

You will have the leadership skills, 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 

We are seeking someone with:

  • A passion for teaching and learning
  • The ability to motivate and inspire the department and students and support students with SEND
  • Creative teaching skills and a professional approach
  • High expectations of students
  • The determination to raise student achievement 
  • Team skills.

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 Hendon School.

Closing date: Thursday 30th January 2020

Interview date: w/c 3rd February 2020

LEAD SEND TEACHER JOB DESCRIPTION

LEAD SEND TEACHER PERSON SPECIFICATION

CVs will not be considered.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure. 

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

Teaching Post Application Form

SUPPORT STAFF VACANCIES

Part-time Key Worker for Vulnerable Students KS4 (Maternity Cover) 

14.4 hours per week, term time only 

Scale point 26 – 30 £31,548 to £34,794 FTE pro rata 

Student Support is a hub within Hendon School which provides keyworkers for students, talking space, Art Therapy and First Aid. It is a busy department which values each individual within the team and the wider school community. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be a key link worker for students who are registered as ‘Looked after Children’, those on the Child Protection Register and for those students who are identified by the school as vulnerable students.  

We are looking for a candidate with: 

  • outstanding interpersonal skills
  • excellent organisational skills
  • the desire to make a difference in young people’s lives 

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 23rd January 2020  

Interview Date:  w/c 27th January 2020

 KEY WORKER JOB DESCRIPTION

Guidance Mentor (Maternity Cover, may be opportunity to extend)

36 hours per week / term time

Point – 12

£24,462 per annum FTE pro rata

Student Support is a hub within Hendon School which provides keyworkers for students, talking space, Art Therapy and First Aid. It is a busy department which values each individual within the team and the wider school community.

We wish to appoint a flexible and enthusiastic individual who uses their initiative to engage outside agencies as well as the resources in school to enrich students experience and support.

The purpose of the role is:

  • Care and guidance of students in School
  • Liaison with external agencies when necessary and to increase opportunities for students
  • Management of interventions and support, including co-ordination and planning
  • Communication and record keeping relating to individual students.

We are looking for a candidate with:

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

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 23rd January 2020

Interviews: w/c 27th January 2020

GUIDANCE 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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