Lead Practitioner of English, Northwood (London Borough of Hillingdon)

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Northwood SchoolNorthwood (London Borough of Hillingdon)

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020 or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, exceptional teacher to develop and to use their abilities and knowledge within a supportive environment.

Due to the further expansion of our school, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational Lead Practitioner of English who will also focus on the development of Teaching and Learning across the school. They will provide outstanding pedagogical leadership, take a major role in the professional development of colleagues and be part of a dynamic, growing and committed team. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional experienced classroom teacher to make a significant contribution to the school. A colleague who will embrace our drive to ensure that English is at the core of our curriculum and has students' progress at the forefront of their teaching.

Northwood School offers:

  • Support for new members of staff
  • 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 Leadership Group, the Head of Department 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 six years. In 2019 our  Progress 8 of 0.96 places us in the top 10% of schools nationally

You will have proven experience in: 

  • Evaluating and developing the quality of teaching and learning 
  • Enthusing and motivating students
  • Teaching up to A-Level

We are looking for a colleague who:

  • Is efficient, adaptable, personable and shares the vision of excellence within Northwood School   
  • Has proven experience of delivering outstanding learning in lessons   
  • 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 24th January 2020

Apply now by completing the TES online application form 

If you would like an informal conversation with the Headteacher or to arrange a visit, please contact the Headteacher’s PA (Mrs Swan) on 01923 836363 or email lswan@nwschool.org.uk

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.

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.

* Previous applicants need not apply



More about Northwood School
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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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 836363
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