Work for us

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

Letter from the Head

GDST Teacher Standards

Part-time Classics/Latin Teacher

Northwood College has a great opportunity available for a Classics/Latin Teacher to join our leading academic day school and to be part of an exceptionally creative, warm and supportive community. We are looking for candidates who have the drive and motivation to contribute to the development of our growing department.  This post is for 0.2 of FTE (possibly 0.4 for the right candidate).

The Modern and Ancient Languages Faculty comprises of the Classics, French, German, Mandarin and Spanish Departments.  All these languages and Classical Civilisation are taught up to A Level.  In the Classics department, all students study Latin in Years 7 & 8. Latin and Classical Civilisation are both offered at GCSE and A Level. The ability to teach A Level Latin will be an advantage.

Click links below for application form, department details and job description.

Submit applications to recruitment@nwc.gdst.net by 9am Friday 26 April 2019

Interviews will take place w/c 29 April 2019

GDST Application Form

Classics/Latin Department Description

Senior School Classroom Teacher Job Description

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.

 

SUPPORT STAFF VACANCIES

SCHOOL NURSE

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 in an educational environment and with compliance would be desirable.

The Medical Centre is integral to the School community and the School Nurse is expected to pro-actively manage effective health promotion within the community by communicating with pupils, parents, pastoral and academic staff.

Submit applications to recruitment@nwc.gdst.net by 9am Monday 6 May 2019

Interviews will take place later that week.

School Nurse Job Description

GDST Application Form

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

Applicant Letter from the Head

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