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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.


To apply for teaching positions all applicants must complete an online application form via the link below.  In addition applicants should provide :

  • 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

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.

GDST Teachers' Pay Leaflet

Letter from the Head

GDST Teacher Standards


There are no teaching staff vacancies at present.


School Nurse

Required from: Immediate
Contract term: Permanent
Hours:  Part-time / Term Time Only
Salary: GDST Support Staff Pay Grade 5 (£35,544 – £48,669 pro rata)

The role: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 term time only – 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.

Department: 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.

 About the School: Northwood College for Girls is an independent, academically selective day school for approximately 840 girls aged 3-18.  At NWC, we value character and academic rigour equally. Our curriculum ignites intellectual curiosity and fosters emotional intelligence, building resilience through challenge. An NWC education enables every girl to lead a purposeful life and feel successful in their learning.  Both students and staff are encouraged to find and develop their passions and talents, through clubs, societies and an extensive programme of CPD. All members of the NWC community are expected to act with compassion and integrity, with respect for others and the environment and an awareness of global responsibility.

 Benefits: As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Good transport links
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply CLICK HERE           

Applications must be received by 9am on Monday 16 November 2020.
Interviews will be held later that week.

School Nurse Job Description

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