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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£66,485 - £74,080

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

A – Application form, I – Interview, S – Selection task

1. Graduate with Qualified Teacher Status or QTLS and an additional qualification relating to educational leadership & management. (A)

2. Minimum of 3 years recent and successful experience at middle/senior leadership level in a secondary school. (A)

3. Outstanding sustained and successful experience as a teacher in a secondary school with excellent knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies. (A/S)

4. Understanding of recent curriculum research, the education inspection framework and successful experience of curriculum development. (A/S)

5. Ability to lead and motivate a team of staff, review their performance and intervene effectively to ensure consistently high standards of performance. (A/I/S)

6. Ability to think creatively and strategically in developing school policies and procedures that will promote excellent curriculum delivery and outstanding outcomes. (A/S)

7. Ability to plan, organise and deliver an effective programme of staff training and support for classroom teachers and teaching assistants. (A/I/S)

8. Understanding of the principles and concepts of equality and fairness and a commitment to inclusive education for all. (A)

9. Understanding of the principles and concepts of safeguarding in the digital age and a commitment to these. (I/S)

10. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences (staff and parents) to ensure the effective implementation of whole school initiatives. (A/I/S)

11. Confidence and competence in the use of ICT for teaching and administration. (S)

12. Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines and a commitment to collaborative working. (A/S)

What the school offers its staff

Welcome to Elthorne Park High School: a successful and significantly oversubscribed 11-18 mixed community school of 1500 students (with 330 in the sixth form) located in West London. We are a high-performing school with a reputation for being welcoming, inclusive and high performing. All of which reflect our exceptional teaching team and support teams as well as our students who are not only thoughtful and resilient, but hardworking and eager to learn too.

With a new £14 million state of the art building equipped as a centre of excellence, we offer a range of outstanding resources to support teaching with a particular focus on ICT and new technologies.

In March 2019, Ofsted judged us as outstanding and we have achieved 4 SSAT Leading Edge Awards (variety of teaching approaches, engagement with evidence and research, professional learning and educational outcomes).

The successful candidate must display compassion, empathy and understanding coupled with a determination and ability to exact high standards in all areas of responsibility.

If you would like to be part of our journey, you can look forward to research based coaching and development tailored around your needs and aspirations. We want ambitious teachers like you to stay with us for the long-term, so you will have access to a comprehensive wellbeing package and we will do everything we can to help you be the very best leader you can be.

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About Elthorne Park High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1537 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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Elthorne Park High School is a successful and significantly oversubscribed 11-18 mixed school with around 1250 students in key stages 3/4 and over 300 in the sixth form, situated in West London within walking distance of Boston Manor underground station. We are a high-performing school that has risen to become one of the top 200 in the country and is continuing to improve. We have again received a record number of applications for post-16 study this year and will be expanding our sixth form in September 2022. With a new £14 million state of the art building equipped as a centre of excellence we can offer a range of outstanding resources including 14 ICT suites, a Citrix based network allowing home access and a focus on collaboration via Google Classroom. Work will begin in the Summer term 2022 on a new sixth form building to accommodate growing post-16 student numbers. In March 2019 Ofsted judged us to be outstanding.

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