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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or January 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Business studies

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive salary - London Fringe Pay Scale plus TLR 2.2

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone with excellent leadership skills, able to mentor and support colleagues and achieve the best for our students. If you are passionate about your subject, with the ability, desire and enthusiasm to lead a thriving department, we would love to hear from you.

The role would be suitable for an experienced member of staff looking to progress into the next stage of their career.

What the school offers its staff

Amongst many other benefits and support, we offer:

  • a competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale/dependent upon experience);
  • professional development support and an extensive CPD programme;
  • two-week Autumn half term;
  • early close to students at 1.30 on Friday afternoon;
  • This role meets the school’s priority admissions criteria, enabling any children of the postholder to be considered for priority admission to the school upon commencement of role;
  • Generous employer pension contributions;
  • cycle to work scheme and on site fitness suite.

Further details about the role

More information about the role, the department and the school can be found in the attached Application Pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Staff and governors have also established a code of conduct, included within this pack, which applies to all members of the school community.

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About Hinchley Wood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1381 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8398 7161

Hinchley Wood is an Ofsted Outstanding (October 2023) inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,400 students on roll including 275 in our Sixth form. Located on the borders of SW London, we pride ourselves on celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement. In 2023 and 2023 our Progress 8 score of +0.87 put us in the top 5% of schools nationally, and we are in the 200 top performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs.

The last school Ofsted Inspection said “There is a strong learning culture across the school. Pupils develop a deep body of knowledge. This is reflected in external examination results, which are consistently well above the national average.” (Ofsted 2023)

Arranging a visit to Hinchley Wood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk.

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