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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5


Business studies, Law, Politics

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS (£30,000 - £46,524 per annum)

Additional allowances

TLR 2B (£5,529 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are seeking to appoint a qualified full time Subject Leader of Business Studies/Law/Politics whose specialism is Business but has a genuine passion for all the subjects.
  • The successful candidate will be committed to high achievement for all students as well as ensuring students leave our school with an exciting future.

What the school offers its staff

Why work at our school?

  • Excellent student behaviour and engagement, allowing teachers to deliver the best possible learning
  • Excellent induction and professional development opportunities including in-house leadership programmes, NPQ courses and part-funded MA support
  • A wide range of TLR responsibilities available to allow as many as possible to develop leadership experiences
  • A clear commitment to staff wellbeing through our wellbeing charter, including workload reviews, wellbeing meeting slots, paid staff social organiser, wellbeing spaces and free use of our professional fitness suite
  • Opportunity to be involved in a wide range of enrichment opportunities, including clubs, trips, DofE, Forest School and the Northfleet Community Farm
  • Outstanding facilities, including our community farm, fitness suite, recording studio, expansive library, new MUGA and professional performing arts spaces.
  • Very strong use of IT across the school including 1-1 laptop scheme and interactive touch screens in all classrooms.

Commitment to safeguarding

Northfleet School for Girls and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check. For any candidate who is shortlisted, an online search will be conducted in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 statutory guidance.

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About Northfleet School for Girls

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1251 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01474 831020

Northfleet School for Girls is a vibrant and caring school with a great community feel. Over recent years we have been growing rapidly (54% increase in student roll since 2017) and we believe this is down to the following key areas:

- A real passion to develop the whole student as well as achieve excellent academic progress
- A dedicated staffing team who really care and a clear commitment by leaders to staff wellbeing
- Great student behaviour and engagement, allowing staff and students to flourish

Our vision is that all students should "dream big and achieve" through the following:

- High expectations in all aspects of school life including uniform, attendance, behaviour and academic achievement
- Working together through truly valuing positive working relationships with staff, students and parents
- Enjoying the journey, we strongly believe that all involved in our community can enjoy being at our school and create lasting positive memories.

We are at a very exciting stage of our journey to outstanding through realising the following:

- Very strong academic achievement, significantly above Kent similar school averages
- Continued oversubscription at both Year 7 and Year 12 (waiting lists Year 7 and Sixth Form entry)
- A key emphasis that we are not an exam factory, we seek to develop the whole person with equal importance to academic performance
- Valuing and developing our committed staff team through wellbeing support and further career opportunities
- A strong financial position allowing us to invest for the future

Arranging a visit to Northfleet School for Girls

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.annable@nsfg.org.uk.

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