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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 Year Fixed Maternity Cover

Pay scale

Main Scale 1-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an English Teacher for a full time, fixed maternity cover who possesses the right qualities and skills to join our talented and successful team.

This post is suitable for an ECT or an equally more experienced teacher.

You will have

  • A belief that every child really does matter.
  • A proven track record of success in the classroom.
  • The capacity to raise attainment through motivating and inspiring students and staff.
  • Dedication to a team approach underpinned by an ongoing desire to ‘Continuously Aspire towards finding New ways to Develop and Outdo previous best’.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • The opportunity to work in a continuously improving school.
  • The chance to join a talented and highly committed staff team.
  • Excellent students who are keen to excel and operate in an ethos underpinned by the principles of courtesy, consideration, cooperation & contribution.
  • Our commitment to provide CPD opportunities to ensure all staff continue to develop.
  • A learning environment where imagination and commitment are encouraged and valued.

Further details about the role

The job description and person specification for this role are attached to this advert.

If you have any questions or would like any further information about this vacancy, please contact the Deputy Headteacher, Ms Hamilton by email onanh@hws.haringey.sch.uk.

The closing date for applications is 18 February 2024 at 9.00 am.

Interviews to be arranged on a date week commencing 26 February 2024.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that we are unable to provide sponsorship.

How to apply:

  • To apply for this post, please download the application form on this (TES) website or visit our website for an application pack and form,https://hws.haringey.sch.uk/about-us/join-us/vacancies/
  • Please note that CVs alone are not accepted in line with Safer Recruitment practices.

Highgate Wood School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

In line with KCSIE 2022 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence

Please note the advertised actual salary is a range based on continuous service, with the maximum range indicating up to 4 continuous years with local government/schools. The starting salary will be calculated based on the individual circumstances of the successful candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Highgate Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations. The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.
In line with safer recruitment practices, we will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. This is part of our safeguarding checks and seeks publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children.

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About Highgate Wood Secondary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02083427970

Highgate Wood School is a mixed comprehensive school providing secondary education. We want everyone to feel welcome, safe and secure in the school and believe that each of us has a valuable contribution to make to our community and its continued success. We firmly believe that Everyone Matters. Our core values are embodied in the 4Cs - Courtesy, Consideration, Cooperation, and Contribution, the principles of Respect and Honesty and the commitment to encouraging Perseverance and Hard Work within a Growth Mind-set.

It is through these values that we bring to life our mission statement: "Making a positive difference to students' achievements and experiences, maintaining the highest expectations and inspiring self-belief”.

Ethos and values

Our established values of Courtesy, Consideration, Contribution and Cooperation (the 4Cs), together with our Growth Mind-set focus on perseverance and hard work and our emphasis on honesty and respect underpin the school’s behaviour ethos.

Our school motto is Everyone Matters and this ensures that we take an approach that values every student as an individual, with a wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities enabling talent and creativity to be identified and nurtured.

Arranging a visit to Highgate Wood Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@hws.haringey.sch.uk.

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