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Highlands School

Highlands School

Vacancies

Please note that we can only accept applications with a completed London Borough of Enfield application form. CVs on their own cannot be considered. In order for us to process applications, please can we also request email addresses for referees are included on the application form. Click HERE to enquire about jobs at Highlands.

If you are an individual applying directly for a position at Highlands, due to the large number of applicants, we will only be in touch if you are shortlisted for interview.

All schools in Enfield are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees working at this school are expected to share this commitment, and will be expected to undertake an enhanced criminal record check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

 

Train to be a teacher at Highlands

Highlands is the lead school in the Pan Enfield Alliance and are offering school based placements to graduates training to become teachers. If you have a 2:2 degree, or above, with three years relevant work experience and think that you could inspire and motivate our students to realise their potential, then we'd love to hear from you.

Current School Direct vacancies (salaried and unsalaried):

Maths                                   English                               Computing

Biology                                 Chemistry                           Physics

History                                  Geography                         Economics

Computing                            Modern Foreign Languages

 

For more information please click on the following link http://www.panenfieldalliance.co.uk/itt/

 

Highlands School offers:

  • A high achieving and well motivated body of students.
  • Excellent conditions in a modern building.
  • CPD programmes to support and develop teachers.
  • An innovative curriculum.
  • An enthusiastic, creative and supportive staff.
  • An excellent reputation (and is heavily oversubscribed).

 

Current Vacancies

Deputy Headteacher

Required for Easter 2020 or September

Salary: Group 7: L23-L27 £73,812-£80,272 (Outer London)

Hours: Full-time

Contract type: Permanent

Highlands School is seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher.

Highlands is an ‘Outstanding’ school (OFSTED 2011 and 2014) at which students consistently outperform national expectations in terms of both attainment and progress. Outstanding outcomes provide our students with the opportunity to continue their studies at prestigious institutions; students at Highlands receive offers from medical schools, Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. We are a Teaching School, which means that the government has recognised the strength we have in terms of teaching and learning, developing teachers and supporting other local schools. We are very popular, with over 800 year 6 parents choosing the school as their first or second preference for September 2020. Colleagues joining Highlands are joining one of the most popular and successful schools in north London. 

The successful candidate will have a clear educational philosophy, will be motivated by the opportunity to help push an already high performing school to new heights and will view this post as preparation for their own headship. 

The specific area of responsibility of this post will reflect the skills and expertise of the successful candidate, along with the needs of the leadership team. 

 

Further Information

If you are interested in knowing more about this post, please download the applicant pack below or contact Mrs Trudi Steiner, HR Officer via email on steinert@highlands.enfield.sch.uk, or telephone 020 8370 1166.  Applicants should use the Enfield application form below.  We recommend a tour of the school before applying, these can be arranged by contacting Mrs Steiner, to arrange a time.

Tours dates: Tuesday 21st January at 9am, Thursday 23rd January at 2:30pm and Monday 27th January at 9am. 

Closing date:  Monday 3rd February at 4 pm.

Interviews dates: Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th February. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All candidates are required to complete the school’s ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ declaration and will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Science Teacher  Maternity cover full time or part time

MPS/UPS + Outer London Allowance 

Required Easter 2020 but a September start might be possible for a suitable candidate.

Are you an inspirational teacher looking to join a fantastic Science team?

Our excellent Science Faculty teaches a variety of courses, including separate science and trilogy GCSEs and A level Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. You will be a committed and exciting teacher able to teach up to A-level.

The faculty consists of a team of 16 teachers, including specialists in all three sciences and receives excellent support from 5 technicians and a teaching assistant. The leadership structure includes a second in faculty with 3 heads of subject and 3 heads of key stage.

At GCSE, AQA courses are studied. In 2019 our raw results were higher than the national averages for all major exam boards at grades 9 to 4 including the award of 24 grade 9s.

At A Level, AQA Biology and Chemistry and Edexcel Physics are studied with multiple classes running in all three sciences. 

As a Teaching School, the faculty are actively involved in developing trainee teachers.

The faculty has use of 10 labs each with a desk top computer and projector. A new IT room has been installed in the faculty as a dedicated 6th form study area for science students.

We play an active role in the European Erasmus project with students on exchange programmes to countries such as Denmark, Germany and Finland on issues such as radiation and the journey towards the use of nuclear fusion as an energy source. Other extracurricular activities include a year 7 science club and the Enfield Mayor’s science award competition.

This position would be suitable for both experienced colleagues and newly qualified teachers - the school has a well-established support programme for NQTs.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th January 2020 - please apply immediately

 

Science Teacher  (Full time but part time will be considered)

MPS/UPS + Outer London Allowance 

Required for an Easter start 2020, but a September start might be possible for a suitable candidate.

Are you an inspirational teacher looking to join a fantastic Science team?

The work we do at Highlands is underpinned by our values: determination, aspiration, respect and equality (DARE). 

Our excellent Science Faculty teaches a variety of courses, including separate science and trilogy GCSEs and A level Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. You will be a committed and exciting teacher able to teach up to A-level.

The faculty consists of a team of 16 teachers, including specialists in all three sciences and receives excellent support from 4 technicians. The leadership structure includes a second in faculty with 3 heads of subject and 3 heads of key stage.

At GCSE, AQA courses are studied. In 2019 our raw results were higher than the national averages for all major exam boards at grades 9 to 4 including the award of 24 grade 9s.

At A Level, AQA Biology and Chemistry and Edexcel Physics are studied with multiple classes running in all three sciences. 

As a Teaching School, the faculty are actively involved in developing trainee teachers.

The faculty has use of 10 labs each with a desk top computer and projector. A new IT room has been installed in the faculty as a dedicated 6th form study area for science students.

We play an active role in the European Erasmus project with students on exchange programmes to countries such as Denmark, Germany and Finland on such issues such as radiation and the journey towards the use of nuclear fusion as an energy source. Other extracurricular activities include year 7 science club and the Enfield Mayor’s science award competition.

This position would be suitable for both experienced colleagues and newly qualified teachers - the school has a well-established support programme for NQTs.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th January - please apply immediately 

 

Office Manager

Highlands is seeking an Office Manager who would be responsible for overseeing the daily administration of the school office, including line managing administrative staff. They will also provide admin support to the teaching school, and deputise for the school manager/head’s PA, and the cover admin officer, during absences. For full job description see the Office Manager candidate pack below.

The deadline for applications is 9 a.m. on Thursday 30th January.  Interviews will be held during the week beginning 3rd February.  

 

Job descriptions, person specifications and application forms can be downloaded below.

Applications can be emailed to hsjobapps@highlands.enfield.sch.uk

 

Highlands School are committed to the safety of our staff and students. All staff undergo full safeguarding checks, including enhanced CRB.

 

148 Worlds End Lane, London N21 1QQ

TEL 020 8370 1100

EMAIL hsjobapps@highlands.enfield.sch.uk

 

Application forms available below: