Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L12-L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

L12-L16

Full Time

Start date:September 2024

Closing date:Wednesday 21stFebruary 2024

A unique opportunity has arisen to lead our increasingly growing Sixth Form into its next phase of Development. Our thriving school is looking for a successful middle leader looking for a promotion to senior leadership or for an experienced senior leader with a proven track record.

The ideal candidate will have passion, experience and creativity and will build on the excellent work that has already been done to further drive the success of our flourishing Sixth Form. The Assistant Headteacher will work closely with Senior members of the leadership team to ensure a consistent approach to education and well-being in all areas of the school’s work.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Sixth Form will also contribute to the wider strategic direction of the school. You would be working with an energetic and dynamic Senior Leadership Team and an excellent staff body who are aspirational for our young people and committed to raising standards so that all of our student receive ‘An Excellent Education’.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in the creative arts and industries, STEM, human, social and health sciences and the performing arts. Our thriving Sixth-Form which is in the top 12% of schools for A Level results, offers both A-Level and Vocational pathways and we boast an excellent success rate in University applications.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • The ability to deliver a consistently high quality of teaching, learning and assessment across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5
  • A proven track record or the potential to secure excellent student outcomes in examinations
  • A commitment to champion our students to ensure that regardless of their starting point, they are able to make excellent progress
  • A commitment to developing curriculum and enrichment activities

We Offer:

  • A supportive, energetic and experienced team who collaboratively work with you.
  • Opportunities to develop your practice both at a subject and wider pedagogical level
  • Access to our unique partnership with Mill Hill Independent School
  • Passionate, talented, and enthusiastic students
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the School’s Virtual tour accessible via:https://360imagephotography.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/Copthall+School/index.htm

Appointment is subject to a clear enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply: Application forms must be completed and are available from the school website:https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/219/staff-recruitment or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937

We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email torecruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

Closing date: Wednesday 21stFebruary 2024, 12 noon. –The school reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • A supportive, energetic and experienced team who collaboratively work with you.
  • Opportunities to develop your practice both at a subject and wider pedagogical level
  • Access to our unique partnership with Mill Hill Independent School
  • Passionate, talented, and enthusiastic students
  • A strong commitment to the professional development of all staff through our CPL Wednesday programme

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
962 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02089591937

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Arranging a visit to Copthall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

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