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Junior School Deputy Head (Lower School)

Junior School Deputy Head (Lower School)

North London Collegiate School

Edgware, Middx

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018
Apply by:
1 February 2018

Job overview

Junior School

DEPUTY HEAD (Lower School)

Required for September 2018

An excellent opportunity for a dynamic, ambitious teacher to take on a key role in this leading independent day school from September 2018. 

The Deputy Head (Lower School) is responsible to the Head of the Junior School for the smooth running of the Lower School (Years 3 to 6) and the girls’ pastoral care. As a member of the Junior Team, he/she will also contribute to the development of the Junior School’s strategy and policies. The person appointed will have highly developed leadership and organisational skills and the potential to progress to Headship at a later stage. 

The ideal candidate will be able to teach across the Key Stage 2 curriculum and lead a subject area. Applications should state the specialisms offered.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is one of the country’s highest achieving girls’ independent day schools. A key objective of the Junior School (Reception to Year 6) is to prepare its pupils for a smooth transition to the Senior School. NLCS occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London on which the Junior School occupies a dedicated building and facilities while also benefitting from the whole school’s impressive grounds, sports facilities and dining room. 

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which is available, along with job details, on our website or alternatively you can request an application form and further details from the Deputy Heads’ PA:

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 1st February, 4pm

Attached documents

About North London Collegiate School

North London Collegiate School is an independent all-through day school for girls, based in Edgware. Its motto translates from Latin as "in the hope of labour". There are 1,065 aged 4-18 on the school roll.

The school was founded by Frances Mary Buss at the family home in Camden in 1850. The current site was acquired in 1929, and the school was fully relocated in 1940. The main site is a country house built in the eighteenth century. Since 2011, North London Collegiate School has had a franchise school in South Korea.


Mrs Vicky Bingham

Values and vision

The school is proud of its tradition of producing independent and pioneering young women with the drive and confidence to make the most of opportunities and a difference in the world. North London Collegiate School combines academic excellence with a vibrant extracurricular life, an international outlook, excellent facilities and a warm community.

Pupils are shaped not just by the academic excellence of the teaching but by the spectacular environment in which they learn. As well as the beauty of the Old House, pupils and staff also experience and learn in the school’s expansive grounds and modern Performing Arts Centre.

ISI report

“The school successfully fulfils its aims to provide an ambitious academic education and to enable all pupils to recognise academic excellence. Pupils benefit from a broad and challenging curriculum and an outstanding range of extra-curricular activities, among which many are related to academic study.”

View North London Collegiate School’s latest ISI report

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