6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    31 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Inner London Pay Range

Job summary

A fantastic opportunity for a dynamic colleague to join our vibrant and successful school.

What we offer:
• Mathematics is a successful faculty, with strong progression into Mathematics and Further Mathematics at A Level. Our students perform brilliantly in competitions such as the UK maths challenge and Olympiads.
• The school has invested heavily in mathematics with a suite of new classrooms.
• As a people-centred organisation we offer an outstanding employee support package
• Hampstead School has an amazing record of professional development leading to rapid career progression at all levels.

We need you to be:
• Committed to inspiring and motivating our students through the highest expectations
• A team player with excellent subject knowledge and ability to teach to A Level
• A strong communicator wanting the best for each student
• A cracking teacher, enthusiastic and optimistic in your approach

Teaching Mathematics at Hampstead School is both inspiring and engaging and includes creative ideas, lively activities and enriching activities for every lesson and within the wider curriculum. You will work within a mathematics team that is supportive, proactive and dedicated to ensuring that every child at Hampstead School is able to flourish and grow. There are numerous opportunities to advance and develop professionally your subject and teaching knowledge. We pride ourselves on reaching out and being in STEAM and mathematics related extra-curricular activities and being involved in competitive Maths challenges throughout London.

What people say about us:
“We think this is what all urban comprehensive schools should look like. Ambitious and inclusive, it’s a school that opens its doors to all and gives them an enjoyable, vibrant education” (Good Schools Guide 2020)

“Staff really like working at the school. They feel valued and very well supported. Leaders have ensured that they have very good opportunities for training and development. Many staff have moved on to promoted posts internally and elsewhere. This is an exciting, dynamic place to work, and its vitality greatly benefits the pupils”. (Ofsted)

“An exceptional climate for learning” (Challenge Partners)

Details and application form can be downloaded from our website.

Closing Date: Monday 19th April at 9am
Interview Date: Monday 26th April 2021

Hampstead School is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums, in-school facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds. We welcome applications from those keen to explore part time, job share or flexible working arrangements.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Checks will be made with previous employers.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
1308 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Hampstead School

Hampstead School is Camden’s largest maintained comprehensive School, educating 1335 students (including 285 in our stand-alone Sixth Form). The school is oversubscribed with a waiting list in all years, admitting 7 forms of entry from over 70 primary schools. Founded in 1961 as a mixed comprehensive school, Hampstead School has remained firmly committed to inclusive and nurturing education; quality of relationships based on respect and responsibility underpin all our endeavours. This continues to be epitomised in our motto “Learning Together Achieving Together”.

Reflecting our part of North West London, Hampstead School’s intake is predominantly from the local areas of Kilburn, West Hampstead, Cricklewood and Willesden. Our learners represent the diversity of our communities with over 70 languages spoken by our 50%+ bilingual students.

The school has been almost completely rebuilt over the past 5 years with our modern inspiring facilities offering a vibrant and brilliantly equipped place to work and study.

Ofsted noted that “Staff really like working at the school. They feel valued and very well supported. This is an exciting, dynamic place to work, and its vitality greatly benefits the pupils. Our equally diverse staff is well supported and encouraged to achieve their career aspirations. They share their passion for learning and commitment to delivering outstanding education to our students through our Kaizen approach. Consequently, we are proud of our terrific record of staff development, second-to-none, whereby posts arise because of the excellent career progression that teachers at Hampstead School experience.

Our package includes: Our own school Teaching & Learning Professional Development (weekly), Professional on site coaching, Further bespoke CPD through Camden Learning, Thorough New Qualified Teacher (NQT) programme and strong track record of working with Teach First, Teaching Leaders and Future Leaders, Support for your well-being through our well-being team, and 24/7 Access to a personal employee assistance helpline, Access to counsellors, occupational health and mental health practitioners on-site, Free eye care vouchers and annual onsite free flu jab, Salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work, Family friendly absence policies such as paid time-off for primary school plays, child-care emergencies and house moves, Guarantees to work-life balance such as no expectation of excess presenteeism or to open e-mails out-of-school hours, Hampstead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhance DBS check, Hampstead School is close to Cricklewood Thameslink Station and close to the triple transport hub of West Hamsptead stations (Tube; London Overground; Thameslink). A number of buses stop close to the school including the C11 at the dedicated Hampstead School bus stop.

School location

Westbere Road, London, NW2 3RT

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