Assistant Headteacher, Student Support, KS3

Nower Hill High School, Pinner, HA5 5RP

This job expired on 7 October 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Outer London Leadership Scale L15-19

Assistant Headteacher, Student Support, KS3 job summary


‘An outstanding school’


Roll: 2050 (1620 + 430 in an A level 6th Form


(Outer London pay scale)

For January 2023 start

L15 – L19 (£62,927 - £69,087)

The Assistant Headteacher KS3 is a key post in the school. The successful candidate will play an important role in whole school decision making as part of the Senior Leadership Team, as well as taking the lead in student support for students in Years 7 to 9, reporting to the Deputy Headteacher Student Support and directly to the Headteacher.

The successful candidate will:

  • be an excellent teacher
  • have a leadership track record of sustained success
  • have high emotional intelligence
  • be able to make their mark as part of a strong Senior Team
  • have the potential for further career development.

As a diverse and inclusive school we are committed to equality of opportunity for all of our staff. We are always keen to increase diversity and are particularly keen to increase the diversity of the Senior Team. We would therefore very much welcome strong applications from colleagues who would represent our diverse school community; please click on the link below for further information about this. Applications from all individuals are encouraged, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, ethnicity, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

Please click to view the Nower Hill High School Equality-Information-and-Objectives-2021-22

Nower Hill is a happy school in which individuals are cared for and valued. We are highly successful but very ambitious for further success. Students are a pleasure to work with, staff are very high calibre with a strong team spirit and high morale and governors and parents/carers are extremely supportive. We are proud of our successes and achievements, but we are never complacent. What we promise the children and their parents is our complete determination to ensure that Nower Hill continues to go from strength to strength, continues to stretch and challenge every student and continues to provide a centre of all-round excellence at the heart of our community.

Real and meaningful professional development is at the heart of what we do at Nower Hill. We have a very powerful portfolio of in house CPD programmes, which the successful candidate will help to lead. We are looking to appoint a colleague with the potential, capacity and ambition for further professional growth / career development. The successful candidate will be part of a Senior Leadership Team that has produced eight deputy Headteachers and four Headteachers in the last six years alone.

For further information about this key post in this highly successful, oversubscribed, “outstanding” (Ofsted 2012) school, please visit our website: http://www.nowerhill.org.uk/661/teaching-staff-vacancies

We encourage candidates to apply via the TES website – please follow the attached link: https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/nower-hill-high-school-1005879

Potential candidates who wish to visit (before the closing date) or have an informal conversation with the Headteacher, Louise Voden, should contact Nicola Edwards, Executive Assistant on 020 8424 0003 or e-mail to edwards.nicola@nowerhill.harrow.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am Friday 7th October 2022

Interview Date: Friday 14th October 2022

Nower Hill High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service; a prohibition from teaching check (teachers only); satisfactory references; the right to work in the UK; and a satisfactory health check.

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Supporting documents

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About Nower Hill High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
2014 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
020 8863 0877

We are pleased that you are interested in working at Nower Hill High School. We offer:

• A dynamic place to work
• A diverse, ambitious and inspirational student body
• A highly skilled, professional and inspirational staff
• An aspirational community of local families
• A comfortable and well-resourced working environment
• Excellent facilities
• Excellent in-school career advancement opportunities
• Comprehensive Professional Development and training opportunities
• Free fitness suite membership
• Staff well-being service (Education Support Partnership’s Employee Assistance Programme)
• Free annual flu vaccinations
• Excellent student support systems
• A programme of staff social events
• A very supportive Senior Leadership Team
• Competitive Outer London pay scales
• Excellent holidays
• Generous pension scheme
• Option of a school place for children of staff (after 2 years’ service, unless a skills shortage area)
• A very supportive Governing Body
• A thriving extra-curricular activities and trips programme
• On site catering facilities and outlets
• Excellent public transport links
• Local shops within walking distance
• An Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’ in all categories
• Over 1600 applications for a school place in Year 7.

Nower Hill is a happy, hardworking school. We are here to ensure that every student achieves and experiences as much as possible during their journey with us. We want our students to enjoy their education so that they value learning and can look back in later years with warmth and fondness on their time at Nower Hill. We strive to ensure our students are as well prepared as possible for the next stage in their life; articulate, ambitious young people with the strength of character and the confidence to compete in a highly competitive world.

We demand and achieve high standards in all areas of school life within a disciplined, secure, caring and stimulating environment. We value and praise the successes of our students and staff. The school is held in high esteem by the local community and, as a consequence, is very popular and heavily oversubscribed. Alongside academic excellence, we place a strong emphasis on impeccable manners, articulacy, excellent behaviour, smartness of appearance, hard work and kindness.

Our 250 teaching and support staff are a pleasure to work with. They are highly skilled, professional and inspirational. Candidates visiting the school invariably comment on how welcoming and friendly they find the school during their day with us and new members of staff are well supported by their colleagues, making transition to their new environment that much easier. Team spirit is high, whether that be faculty teams, Year teams of tutors, Education Support Staff teams, the Senior Leadership Team or the whole staff team.

Arranging a visit to Nower Hill High School

Contact Nicola Edwards, Executive Assistant: edwards.nicola@nowerhill.harrow.sch.uk

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