Head of Year, Northwood, London Borough of Hillingdon

Closing date:

Northwood SchoolNorthwood, London Borough of Hillingdon

Date posted:
Start date: April 19 or September 19
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS/MPR plus Outer London plus a TLR 2c / Plus a possible R&R allowance for the right person
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Head of Year who will join a dynamic, growing and committed Pastoral Department. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and experienced teacher to make a significant contribution to students' welfare and to the school. We are looking for a colleague who will embrace our vision to ensure that Pastoral Care is at the core of our thinking, ensuring that students thrive and that their progress at the forefront of their teaching. 

In particular, applications are welcome from teachers of the following subjects: Science, maths,  RE, Geography, MFL (Spanish/French) and PE

Northwood School offers:

  • Support for new members of staff
  • Potential for additional responsibilities
  • A well-established induction programme
  • Professional development with progression 
  • A well-embedded performance management structure  
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • Varied day and residential trips, both abroad and in the UK
  • The full support of the Headteacher, senior leaders and colleagues
  • A fantastic social life and loads more

Our School: 

  • Northwood School is a highly successful, high performing 11-18 comprehensive in the London Borough of Hillingdon 
  • Judged 'Outstanding'  Ofsted October 2018 
  • Significantly positive value added for the past five years. In 2018 our provisional Progress 8 of 0.66 places us in the top 10% of schools nationally
  • We recently moved to an impressive new building with fantastic facilities 
  • Rated 5* in The Real School Guide for the last three years

You will have proven experience in: 

  • Evaluating and developing the quality of teaching and learning 
  •  Caring for, enthusing and motivating students 
  • Teaching up to at least GCSE level in your subject  

We are looking for a colleague who:

  • Is efficient, adaptable, personable and shares the vision of excellence within Northwood School
  • Is looking for an exciting opportunity to work with Northwood School in order to drive their personal career forward and share and develop new ideas

Applications will close at 12.00 p.m. on Friday 14th December 2018

Apply now!  Please complete the TES online application form 

The QED Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check with the Data Barring Service.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications.  Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible.

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More about Northwood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Pinner Road, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 1QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 836363
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It is my pleasure to extend a very warm welcome to the Northwood School career site, which I hope you find both interesting and informative. 

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