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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR for HoD

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our criteria for selecting a head of the department will be evidence of:

  • QTS and a good honours degree
  • outstanding teaching at every level
  • exceptional subject knowledge
  • strong track record of results
  • high expectations of all students
  • previous success as a teacher at every level and also as tutor, leader and manager
  • familiarity with new developments in teaching, especially with evidence-based practice
  • ability to communicate clearly in speech and writing and to promote the subject within the school community
  • ability to work and share expertise within a committed team
  • sympathy with the aims and ethos of the school
  • a sympathetic awareness of the broader needs of students
  • an understanding of, and a commitment to carrying out, equal opportunities policies
  • ability to establish high professional standards by personal example

What the school offers its staff

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Further details about the role

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About The Camden School for Girls

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1047 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
0207 485 3414

Camden School for Girls is a highly successful and oversubscribed inner London comprehensive secondary school with a rich historical heritage. The school was founded in 1871 by Frances Mary Buss, a pioneer for women’s education and the school has a long-standing history of ambition and excellence for all pupils regardless of background. We have a warm, welcoming and supportive ethos and aspire to excellence in all areas of the school provision. We have a strong sense of community and we foster an environment where everyone feels valued. We have been identified five times by government ministers as one of the top 100 schools in the country and Parent Power 2023 ranks the school as 6th best of all comprehensive schools in London. With exceptional outcomes at all Key Stages and especially at A level, a calm working environment, incredibly committed students and warm and welcoming staff, Camden School for Girls is a special place to work.

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