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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Competitive - London Fridge (according to experience)

Additional allowances

TLR available for the right candidate.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We welcome applications from experienced practitioners as well as newly qualified teachers. If you are an outstanding, inspirational and talented teacher, at whatever level, with a strong desire to help students of all abilities to achieve the best they can, whilst fulfilling your own potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Purpose: to teach and tutor students across the full age and ability range in order to ensure the highest possible standards of achievement, personal development and well-being. The post holder will continue to meet, maintain, and build upon, as appropriate:

  • Teacher Standards
  • Induction Standards
  • Threshold Standards

What the school offers its staff

As well as the opportunity to work in an Ofsted Outstanding school, we offer:

  • A competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale);
  • Professional development support and an extensive CPD programme, which was highly praised by Ofsted: “Professional development is entirely focused on the individual needs of staff”;
  • Two week Autumn half term and a minimum two week break over the Christmas period;
  • Friday afternoon non-contact time;
  • Interest free travel/relocation loan; and
  • Free use of onsite fitness suite and cycle to work scheme.

We welcome applications from experienced practitioners as well as newly qualified teachers. Ofsted commented on the support given to ECTs stating “Early career teachers are exceptionally well supported.” We have a, well-developed programme for ECTs and we believe that Hinchley Wood would be an excellent place to start your career, with benefits including:

  • a successful and comprehensive programme of support;
  • a ‘golden hello’ in the form of two payments of £1,000 each, following the successful completion of Years 1 and 2 of the ECT induction (paid in September 2024 and 2025);
  • a dedicated mentor over the yearwith regular mentor meetings and coaching;
  • a comprehensive induction programme and a wide range of CPD opportunities; and
  • a paid induction in July.

Further details about the role

We welcome early applications and we reserve the right to interview, and appoint prior to the application deadline if we believe that the right candidate has come forward so please do get your application in as soon as you make the decision that Hinchley Wood is the right place for you.

More school and department information can be found in the attached Application Pack and Ofsted Report.

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
View all Secondaryjobs
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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