Work with us

Teachers and support staff at NLCS find that working at one of the best schools in the UK is an enormously rewarding and motivating experience.

We aim to provide an ambitious education for all our students, and we employ passionate teachers who inspire our bright, curious and enthusiastic girls with a love of their subject.  

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Support staff at North London occupy a range of vital and valued positions. The School’s ability to function and perform outstandingly well depends on the work our non-teaching staff do.

Check the list of current vacancies below. 

We teach a broad, flexible curriculum which goes beyond exam requirements. All staff participate in the vibrant extra-curricular life of the school, and we offer an extensive range of clubs, societies, exchanges and trips to a variety of locations around the world.

North London enjoys a great degree of academic success, which is a testament to the subject expertise and passion of the teachers who work here. We regularly feature at the very top of academic league tables. Whilst examination success is only part of the picture at NLCS, joining our team of teachers in this aspirational environment provides a first class career opportunity.

Find out more about some of our teachers

Professional development is a strong part of the culture at North London. Following the opening of our partner school, NLCS Jeju in South Korea, and a second school in Dubai, staff in the UK have opportunities to join the NLCS family and work abroad or visit our partner schools.

North London Collegiate School is committed to supporting colleagues that wish to begin a career in teaching, either as a first job following graduation or switching to teaching from another profession. We have an established partnership with the University of Buckingham through which we offer an on-the-job route to qualification, with no prior teaching experience required.

Staff Benefits include free school lunches which are provided during term time, free use of the swimming pool and fitness suite, and the school is a member of a BUPA group scheme. Staff also benefit from a 25% pro-rata discount for their daughters attending NLCS. 

If you would like any further information, please contact Mr Paul Dwyer, Deputy Head Curriculum.

If you are applying for any of the posts listed on this page, please also download a copy of the following policy documents:

Current Vacancies

Trainee Accountant (Apprentice)

Trainee Accountant (Apprentice)

Required from May 2019

Full time, year round

Starting salary circa £20,000 per annum, (£385 per week) depending on qualifications and experience. 

An excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an inspiring, dynamic, exciting School and gain invaluable experience in the finance field, whilst studying towards a level 4 accounting qualification. You will be supported by the Finance Bursar, who is an experienced Chartered Accountant. There is the opportunity to grow into the role, at the same time as gaining an understanding of all aspects of a busy Finance Department.

Training is provided by BPP and you will complete the Professional Accountancy Taxation Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake either the AAT or ACCA Level 4 professional qualification. This apprenticeship can be completed at a BPP Centre or via the online classroom, in addition to training in the workplace.

Please find full details of this appointment in the Briefing Profile below. 

Please note that candidates must register with GetMyFirstJob to be considered. Please follow the following link to apply for this role https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/Search/Jobs.aspx?id=94855

Closing date for applications: 13th February 2019

Briefing Profile 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check.

 

French Language Assistant (maternity cover)

FRENCH LANGUAGE ASSISTANT

Required from end of April 2019 (maternity cover)

An excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic individual to join this very successful Modern Foreign Languages department.  The post will involve teaching conversation classes to Year 11 and Sixth Form girls, as well as supporting students in their studies of French throughout the school.

North London Collegiate School offers A-levels, the Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

NLCS has its own salary scale. For this post, the remuneration is at a rate of £20 per session.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from the Deputy Heads’ PA: deputyheadspa@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 1st March 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 6th March 2019

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

Teacher of Cello and Chamber Music Coach (1 day)

Teacher of Cello and Chamber Music Coach (1 day)

From September 2019, North London Collegiate School requires a highly-qualified cello teacher to join this large and thriving department, following the previous incumbent’s retirement.

The School is seeking an experienced teacher and performer who will have the initiative and the ability to inspire pupils with a love for string-playing at all levels. The post will involve teaching individual students weekly from across the Junior and Senior Schools as well as having the opportunity to coach chamber music ensembles to competition level where applicable. Although we have a number of piano accompanists within the department, a piano facility to accompany students in their lessons would be most useful. Above all, we are looking for someone with a real passion for promoting cello playing and chamber music.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, as well as a wealth of professional development opportunities to support all staff.  A salary review is conducted each year.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from the Deputy Heads’ PA: deputyheadspa@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 15th March at 12noon.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

Teacher of Violin and Chamber Music Coach (4 days in total: 3 days of maternity cover for 1 year, plus 1 day of permanent teaching)

Teacher of Violin and Chamber Music Coach (4 days in total: 3 days of maternity cover for 1 year, plus 1 day of permanent teaching)

From September 2019, North London Collegiate School requires a highly-qualified violin teacher to join this large and thriving department. The School is seeking an experienced teacher and performer who will have the initiative and the ability to inspire pupils with a love for string-playing at all levels. The post will involve teaching individual students weekly from across the Junior and Senior Schools, coaching chamber music ensembles (to competition level where applicable), and directing the mixed-ability Junior School String Ensemble. Although we have a number of piano accompanists within the department, a piano facility to accompany students in their lessons would be most useful. Above all, we are looking for someone with a real passion for promoting violin playing and chamber music.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London. 

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, as well as a wealth of professional development opportunities to support all staff.  A salary review is conducted each year.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from the Deputy Heads’ PA: deputyheadspa@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 18th March at 12noon.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

 

Part time Teacher of Economics (0.6, maternity cover)

PART-TIME TEACHER OF ECONOMICS (0.6)

MATERNITY COVER

For September 2019

An excellent opportunity for a dynamic and well-qualified Economics teacher to join this very successful department. 

North London Collegiate School offers A Levels, the Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate in the Sixth Form.  

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, as well as a wealth of professional development opportunities to support all staff.  A salary review is conducted each year.

 Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 18th March at 9.00 am.

Interview date: Thursday 21st March.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

Part time Teacher of Classics (0.6)

PART TIME TEACHER OF CLASSICS (0.6)

Required for September 2019

An excellent opportunity for a well-qualified Classics teacher to join this large and highly successful department. The ability to communicate enthusiasm for the subject is essential.  The post will involve teaching throughout the School from Year 7 to Sixth Form level.

North London Collegiate School offers A Levels, Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Closing date:  Thursday 21st March at 9.00am

Interview date: Tuesday 26th March

Application Form

Further Particulars

Part time Teacher of History and Politics (0.8)

PART TIME TEACHER OF HISTORY AND POLITICS (0.8)

For September 2019

Are you passionate about developing a love of History and Politics in your students? Do you have a willingness to explore the past and present with depth and scholarship? An excellent opportunity is available for an outstanding individual to join this very successful History & Politics department. 

The post will involve teaching throughout the school from Year 7 to Sixth Form level. While those who have only taught History will be considered, a willingness to also teach Politics at Sixth Form level would be an advantage.

North London Collegiate School offers A-levels, the Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd March at 9.00am

Interview date: Thursday 28th March

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

Teacher of Geography

TEACHER OF GEOGRAPHY

For September 2019

Are you passionate about Geography, and want to use your expertise to provide new insights and perspectives to students in a scholarly and supportive environment? Come and join our very successful Geography department.  The post will involve teaching throughout the school from Year 7 to Sixth Form level.

North London Collegiate School offers both A Levels, Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 26th March at 9.00am.

Interview date: Tuesday 2nd April.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

 

Italian Language Assistant
ITALIAN LANGUAGE ASSISTANT
 
Required from September 2019
 
An excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic individual to join this very successful Modern Foreign Languages department.  The post will involve teaching conversation classes to Year 11 and Sixth Form girls.
 
North London Collegiate School offers A-levels, the Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form. 
 
Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London. 
 
NLCS has its own salary scale. For this post, the remuneration is at a rate of £20 per session. 
 
Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk
 
Closing date: Thursday 28th March 2019
Interview date: Afternoon of Tuesday 2nd April 2019
 
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.
 
 
Head of Admissions

Head of Admissions

Full time role (37.5 hours per week) open to applicants working year round or Term Time only plus 5 additional weeks (39 weeks) 

Competitive Salary

NLCS is a highly academic and successful independent day school for girls aged 4 – 18 years and is over-subscribed at all admission points.  This new post presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated and proactive professional to build upon this success.  The post holder will head our Admissions team, leading and coordinating an interesting and varied range of strategic and operational work.

The successful candidate will have strong IT skills, including the ability to analyse and interpret data; have the ability to adapt and multi-task; be able to lead a team and work collaboratively with school colleagues; have strong interpersonal and presentation skills to represent the school with prospective parents, Feeder Schools and external bodies; previous school experience is desirable.

For informal discussion, please contact Liz Dennehy, HR Manager at 020 8951 6372.

Please note that candidates must complete an application form and provide a cover letter.  Please email your application to the HR Manager at NTSrecruit@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 27th March (12 noon)

Interviews: Wednesday, 3rd April

Briefing Profile 

Application Form 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check

 

Head of English

HEAD OF ENGLISH

Required for September 2019

Following the internal promotion of the current post-holder, we are seeking a highly qualified and passionate teacher of English to lead this highly successful department.

A love of literature and ability to inspire colleagues and students alike in the pursuit of scholarship is essential. We are looking for a warm communicator who has a strong ability to lead a team of enthusiastic and dedicated teachers.

North London Collegiate School offers A Levels, Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Closing date:  Monday 25th March at 12noon

Interview date: Friday 29th March

Application Form

Further Particulars

Temporary Part time Teacher of Art (0.7)

PART TIME TEMPORARY TEACHER OF ART (0.7)

Required for September to December 2019

An excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, digitally aspirant (preferably fully skilled) Art teacher to join this very successful and exciting department.

The ability to communicate enthusiasm for the subject is essential. The post will involve teaching throughout the school from Year 7 to Sixth Form level.

North London Collegiate School offers A-levels, the exciting Cambridge Pre-U qualification and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale, with the role being paid according to experience and qualifications.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 26th March at 9.00am

Interview date: Monday 1st April

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

 

 

 

 

Temporary Teacher of Drama

TEMPORARY TEACHER OF DRAMA

Required for September to December 2019

An excellent opportunity for a dynamic and well-qualified Drama teacher to join this very successful department.  The post will involve teaching throughout the School from Year 7 to Sixth Form level, and also directing extra-curricular school productions.  

North London Collegiate School offers A Levels, the Pre-U and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which can be downloaded below or alternatively, you can request a copy of the form and further details from: tsrecruitment@nlcs.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 26th March at 9.00am

Interview date: Monday 1st April

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Application Form

Further Particulars

Health Care Assistant

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT

To work 1 day per week Term Time only (34 weeks) from 9.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

Salary up to £2860 per annum (£238 per month), depending on qualifications and experience

Applications are invited for the post of Health Care Assistant at this leading independent girls’ day school where there is a strong emphasis on the quality of pastoral care of our pupils aged 4 – 18 years. 

This position will work alongside the school nurse and pastoral team providing first aid treatment to pupils and providing assistance to the school nurse with administrative work.  The successful candidate will be an experienced and confident first aider who enjoys working with young people.  Good communication skills, both verbal and written, together with sound experience of Microsoft Office applications, 

Please note that candidates must complete an application form and provide a cover letter.  Please email your application to the HR Manager at NTSrecruit@nlcs.org.uk

 Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 26th March (12 noon)

 Interviews: Friday, 29th March

Briefing Profile 

Application Form 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check