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Employer The UCL Academy, Camden
Location Camden
Salary UCL Academy Pay Scale 6, SP26-29: £26,601 – £29,133
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring tomorrow
Closing date
Job starts January 2017 / subject to notice period

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, 52 weeks

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”
OFSTED 2016

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and resilient Head of House to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist academy. 

Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden.  Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, A-Level students in 2016 attained substantially above the national average for A*-B grades, and we expect GCSE outcomes to be well above the national average when the first cohort of pupils take their examinations in 2017; Our sponsor University College London provides a range of exciting academic opportunities and exposure to university life for pupils.  We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.

As the Head of House for one of five house teams, the successful candidate in this key non-teaching role will provide full professional leadership and management as well as supporting effective use of resources and high standards of learning and achievement for all students. You will also have pastoral responsibilities for all students within your house and act as a liaison with external services.

This is an exciting opportunity for a pastoral leader who can demonstrate experience of working in a similar role within a secondary school setting; you will have success in raising attainment and standards of teaching and learning. The ability to deal with issues and difficult situations assertively, utilising tact and diplomacy to sensitively diffuse emotionally charged situations is essential.

You can also visit www.uclacademy.co.uk for more information or why not watch our school video at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSafC5jHeDM

We Offer

  • State-of-the-art classroom technology – including Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching  talks by visiting academics from UCL
  • Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
  • Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning – 50% of teachers are now enrolled in the coaching programme
  • An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
  • Laptops & iPads for all staff members

How To Apply

To apply please request an application pack from Ellie Field at uclacademy@hays.com, or you can contact Ellie on 0207 259 8770 for further information.  Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Tuesday 6th December 2016

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Contact Details

Ellie Field c/o The UCL Academy
Adelaide Road, Camden London, NW3 3AQ
E: uclacademy@hays.com
T: 020 7259 8770

About the employer

The UCL Academy is sponsored by UCL, a world-class, multifaculty, research-led university. UCL's vision is an innovative Academy for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are a comprehensive, co-educational, non-denominational, fully inclusive and an ac...

Information about The UCL Academy, Camden
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Adelaide Road
Swiss Cottage
Camden
London
NW3 3AQ
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland