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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 May 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



Working pattern

Full time: Term Time Only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2B £5,193

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be an experienced and outstanding teacher looking for a new challenge or to develop your career as a head of department. You will be leading a team and should have the relevant experience managing and motivating staff. You will have great behaviour management strategies and you will also have excellent organisation and communication skills to liaise with students, staff, parents and external organisations. You must have experience teaching Music at KS3 - KS4. If you can teach Music up to KS5 and any other subjects this would be highly advantageous.

What the school offers its staff

Free tea, coffee, milk, sugar, cereal available in the staff room ● Fresh fruit in the staff room ● School water bottle ● Coffee machine ● Lunch on INSET days, buffet (sandwiches/fruit)/pizza on TWILIGHT evenings ● Staff wellbeing room ● Yoga sessions ● Book club ● Gems at work - free samples for staff ● Staff wellbeing outings/wellbeing afternoons ● Mental health awareness day ● Cyclescheme ● Discounted gym membership with Bettergyms

Commitment to safeguarding

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

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About City of London Academy, Highgate Hill

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
675 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0207 281 3536

COLAT is driven by the ambition to be the best. We believe exceptional leaders create exceptional schools; they transform lives and shape the future of every student.

COLAT currently oversees six secondary academies, three primary academies and one sixth form centre all located in north, south and east London. We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising, and entrepreneurial ethos. We are also committed to providing training and development to all our staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.
City of London Academy Highgate Hill, opened as a mixed, all-ability, non-denominational academy in September 2017, and is housed in a lovely building with excellent facilities for students, staff and the community. With the support of our enthusiastic students, diligent staff, supportive parents and cohesive governing body, we strive to provide a calm and purposeful learning environment underpinned by high expectations. City of London Academy Highgate Hill is based in the heart of an evolving community in Islington, and we value the diversity of our workforce. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds to join our team.

Arranging a visit to City of London Academy, Highgate Hill

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@highgatehill.cola.org.uk.

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