Headteacher, Camden

Closing date:

Hampstead SchoolCamden

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L33-39 (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent

Hampstead School are seeking an inspiring new headteacher to lead our thriving Camden secondary school forward. We are an over-subscribed 11-18 comprehensive school educating 1335 students, including 285 in our Sixth Form.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for the right individual to take responsibility for building on the impressive legacy of our current head, who is retiring after 14 years, and to bring their own personality and vision to the role. 

Our last Ofsted inspection in November 2016 confirmed that Hampstead School continues to be a “good” school, providing a well-organised and inspiring education for its pupils.

We are looking for an inspirational, experienced and successful leader who will champion our drive for continuous improvement. We seek a candidate with a proven track record in educational leadership who can offer a strategic vision for the next phase of our school’s journey.

Are you the right person to build on our success and shape the future of this large and diverse school? We can offer you a strong and committed staff and leadership team, a supportive governing body, a school that benefits from strong local authority support and outstanding opportunities for your professional development. 

Key dates:

School visits (by appointment):
Tuesday 3 March 2020 for p.m. visit
Friday 6 March 2020  for a.m. visit

Shortlisted candidates notified:
By 25th March 2020

31st March – 1st April 2020

Successful candidate notified:
1st April 2020

 References will be taken up for shortlisted candidates prior to interviews.

We hope to attract applications from a diverse range of candidates. We are happy to consider flexible/ job sharing options where complete solutions are presented. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please do come and visit us – we would love to show you our school. To arrange an appointment to visit the school contact: m.johnson@hampsteadschool.org.uk

To discuss the role please contact m.johnson@hampsteadschool.org.uk to organise an informal chat with the Chair of governors.

More about Hampstead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Westbere Road, Hampstead, London, NW2 3RT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 794 8133
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Hampstead School is Camden’s largest maintained comprehensive School, educating 1335 students (including 285 in our stand-alone Sixth Form). The school is oversubscribed with a waiting list in all years, admitting 7 forms of entry from over 70...