Junior School Head of Year, Highgate, North London

Closing date:Expiring soon

Highgate Junior SchoolHighgate, North London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale £35,216 - 55,567
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Junior School Head of Year 

An inspiring, creative, versatile professional is required to become a Head of Year in this successful Junior School from September 2019. Heads of Year oversee the teaching and learning within individual year groups. The role is therefore a key management position that involves the day to day management of the teaching and support staff within a year group while working to ensure the high quality content of the curriculum being delivered in the year group. Heads of Year work closely with the Director of Studies and Subject Coordinators to ensure the curriculum is appropriately challenging and inspiring, and that it meets the needs of all individual pupils within a year group.

Candidates will need to be able to contribute to a challenging, accelerated curriculum and have experience of teaching intelligent, lively pupils or an interest in doing so, and the flair, imagination and people-skills to do so successfully. The person appointed should be both able and willing to teach across the curriculum and across any of the four year groups as well as to be flexible in their approach.

Applications are sought from well-qualified teachers with relevant experience of the primary or the preparatory school curricula.  This is a promoted post for those aspiring to Deputy and Headship in due course. Candidates will need to be able to contribute to a challenging, accelerated curriculum and have experience of teaching intelligent, lively pupils or an interest in doing so, and the flair, imagination and people-skills to do so successfully.

The person appointed should be both able and willing to teach across the curriculum and across any of the four year groups as well as to be flexible in their approach. All staff are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.




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More about Highgate Junior School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 3 Bishopswood Road, London, N6 4PL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8340 9193
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Established in 1565, Highgate is now one of the UK’s leading co-educational independent schools, with around 1,700 pupils aged 3-18.

Highgate’s Junior School

Our Junior School has around 400 pupils aged 7-11 and is situated in a wonderful new buildin...