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Thank you for your interest in working at Northwood College for Girls.

Northwood College for Girls is an independent, academically selective day school for approximately 840 girls aged 3-18.  Located in North West London, most of our pupils come from professional or business backgrounds with a wide catchment area which encompasses parts of the North London, Buckinghamshire and Middlesex community.

The school is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust and offers:

  • the opportunity to teach highly motivated, talented pupils
  • an enhanced salary scale
  • access to the GDST’s programme of professional development
  • a pleasant and convenient location in North West London with excellent transport links

There is also the opportunity of reduced tuition fees at Northwood College for daughters of established staff (subject to the usual entry requirements).

All adults employed at the school are cleared for working with children and young people through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

TEACHING STAFF VACANCIES

To apply for teaching positions all applicants must send:

  • a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (available below)
  • a full letter of application
  • a detailed CV
  • the name, email address and telephone number of two professional referees, one of whom should be the Head of their present or most recent school

Completed applications should be sent to:

Mrs Kim Forbes Mitten, Head’s PA
Northwood College for Girls
Maxwell Road, Northwood, HA6 2YE

or may be emailed to: recruitment@nwc.gdst.net 

Teachers are expected to have a suitable degree and teaching qualification, unless their experience and further training makes them qualified to teach a subject they did not initially study to degree level.

Application Form

GDST Teachers' Pay Leaflet

NWC School Brief

GDST Teacher Standards

Northwood College for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.  Applications will be considered only from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

 

CHEMISTRY TEACHER (PART-TIME)

For January 2019

Northwood College for Girls seeks a talented and enthusiastic teacher of Chemistry who is able to teach throughout the age range, including IGCSE and A Level.  The successful candidate will be able to communicate their enjoyment of the subject to students, strive to maintain the highest academic standards and promote a genuine passion for chemistry and its place in today’s world.  This is a part-time role working 0.6 of full-time with the possibility of more in September 2019 depending on staffing requirements. Commitment to the wider school life is expected.

The Science department occupies temporary laboratories that have a focus on Biology, Chemistry or Physics. We are extremely well equipped and have three full-time and two part-time technicians who support the department. The temporary laboratories provide excellent accommodation until our new dedicated Science facilities are completed in 2020.

Year 7 and 8 are taught Biology, Chemistry and Physics with a programme which encourages the students to make links between disciplines. In Year 9 they begin the IGCSE programme of study and elect to pursue either double or separate sciences starting in Year 10. Over half of the Sixth Form choose to study one or more science subjects at A Level as a precursor to university study in such areas as Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Pharmacy, Engineering and Pure Sciences. The department runs a number of clubs and activities for girls across all key stages, from the STEAM team and CREST to Biomedical Society and Astronomy Club.

Northwood College for Girls is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust.  We offer:

  • First class facilities
  • Excellent ICT support
  • Good transport links
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A friendly supportive working environment
  • An extensive professional development programme and support from within our network of 26 schools.
  • Well motivated and academically selected pupils
  • Discounted school fees

Closing date for applications: 4pm on Wednesday 5 December 2018.
Interviews will be held the following week.

Science Department Information

Senior Teacher Job Description

SUPPORT STAFF VACANCIES

SCHOOL NURSE (PART-TIME)

For September 2018

Northwood College for Girls is seeking to appoint an experienced School Nurse; and require a highly motivated, enthusiastic nurse to share responsibility for the health care of all pupils; health education and managing the medical centre.  This is a part-time post working 2 days per week, term time only (Thursdays and Fridays) – flexibility with days may be required.

The successful candidate must have a relevant nursing qualification, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with clear empathy and understanding.  Experience is an educational environment and with compliance would be desirable.

Northwood College for Girls is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust.  We offer:

  • First class facilities
  • Excellent ICT support
  • Good transport links
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A friendly supportive working environment
  • An extensive professional development programme and support from within our network of 26 schools.
  • Well motivated and academically selected pupils
  • Discounted school fees

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 3 December 2018.
Interviews will be held the following week.

School Nurse Job Description

SCHOOL RECEPTIONIST

For January 2019

We are seeking an outgoing, confident, professional individual who really understands the importance of first impressions and customer care.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed team providing a positive front of house service and efficient administrative support.  Previous experience with good communication, reception and telephone skills are essential for this role. This is a term time only post for 36 hours per week (9.15am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch).

Northwood College for Girls is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust.  We offer:

  • First class facilities
  • Excellent ICT support
  • Good transport links
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A friendly supportive working environment
  • An extensive professional development programme and support from within our network of 26 schools.
  • Well motivated and academically selected pupils
  • Discounted school fees

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 3 December 2018.
Interviews will be held the following week.

School Receptionist Job Description

To apply for support  vacancies applicants must send:

  • a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (available below)
  • a detailed CV
  • the name, email address and telephone numbers of two professional referees.

Applicants must please ensure that they read the relevant job description and provide evidence of any relevant and suitable qualification, experience, or further training required for the role.

Mrs Kim Forbes Mitten, Head’s PA
Northwood College for Girls
Maxwell Road, Northwood, HA6 2YE

or may be emailed to: recruitment@nwc.gdst.net 

Application Form

NWC School Brief

GDST Support Staff Pay Details

Northwood College for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.  Applications will be considered only from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

Please convey the message to all your staff to continue with their hard work and promote the ethos and value of Northwood College for Girls. These beliefs and philosophies are the reasons why we wanted our daughter to continue her schooling here.

— Current Parent