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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.

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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

Part Time Teacher of Geography (maternity cover, 0.4 - Mon & Tues))

PART TIME TEACHER OF GEOGRAPHY (Maternity Cover, 0.4 - Mon & Tues)

For November 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: Friday 30th August (strong candidates may be called for interview before the application deadline).

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.

Further Particulars

Application Form

 

 

IT Services Manager

IT Services Manager

Full time, year round

Salary £44,762 - £49,400 per annum

The School is in the process of recruiting for a full time IT Services Manager to join our busy IT Services department. IT Services provides information and communication technology services to approximately 2,000 users, both inside the classroom and within the administration. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive individual with a passion and aptitude for information technology. 

 

The successful candidate will ensure the effective functioning of the school’s IT services and applications, as well as undertaking general tasks to promote the effective and creative use of IT across the curriculum and administration of the school. The post holder will manage core IT projects and undertake general project management across the department."

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: Monday 9th September 2019 (12 noon)

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

School Counsellor

PART TIME SCHOOL COUNSELLOR - Required immediately – term time only position, some flexibility on working hours and days

Competitive salary – starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications

Applications are invited for the post of School Counsellor, to provide counselling services and support to students, aged 5 – 18 years, parents and staff at this leading independent girls’ day school where there is a strong emphasis on the quality of pastoral care.

The successful applicant will have a recognised qualification in counselling and BACP or UKCP registration/accreditation together with extensive experience of working with children of school age, ideally in a school environment.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 9th September (12 noon)

CVs are welcome but 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

Further Particulars

Application Form

HR Manager

HR Manager

Competitive salary

Full time, year round

 

A motivated and experienced HR professional is required to provide a full generalist HR service in our highly academic and successful independent day school for girls.

The post offers the opportunity to undertake a wide range of interesting strategic and operational work in a professional and supportive setting.  Our 260 staff enjoy excellent conditions of service, including free lunches, free on-site Sports Centre membership, generous leave entitlement and pension.  NLCS also offers an attractive work setting.

The successful candidate will be well educated with CIPD qualifications.  Chartered Membership of CIPD is desirable.  She/he will have significant experience of working in a busy, generalist HR office, ideally in a school setting, with experience of safeguarding issues including safer recruitment.  She/he will also be well versed in employment law and will have significant experience of managing and advising on case-work.  Strong communication skills, both written and oral, are essential, together with good IT skills, including Excel.

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

Briefing Profile

Application Form

Closing date for applications: Monday, 16th September 2019 (12 noon)

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 candidates will be subject to a DBS check.

 

Lower School Form Teacher (Year 4) Maternity Cover

We are looking for a talented, well qualified, enthusiastic Form Teacher (ideally full time) with a passion for subject teaching to join our friendly, professional team in this vibrant Junior School.  The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a range of subjects.  An interest in Computing is desirable but not essential.

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 in which the Junior School enjoys modern, dedicated, well-resourced facilities.

North London Collegiate School has its own salary scale. There is a pay review each year.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter to the Headmistress, Mrs S Clark, and complete an application form which is available below, along with job details or alternatively, you can request an application form and further details from the PA to Head of Junior School at JSRecruit@nlcs.org.uk.

Closing date: Monday 16th September 12.00pm

Further Particulars 

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 this commitment. The successful applicant will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

 

Part Time Archivist

PART TIME ARCHIVIST - Required as soon as possible

8 hours per week, term time only position

Salary up to £4554 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications

NLCS is a highly academic and successful independent day school for girls.  An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy and dynamic Archives and Library Department, with outstanding facilities, highly valued by both staff and pupils.

The successful applicant will have a recognised qualification in Archives and/or Record Management with experience of working with the CALM database.  Experience of working with children of school age, ideally in a school environment is desirable. 

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: Monday 23rd September (12 noon)

 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 FINANCE

Head of Finance (Preferred January start date)

Competitive salary

The post represents an exciting opportunity for a suitability qualified and experienced finance professional to lead a team responsible for a broad and varied range of financial activities in our highly academic and successful independent day school for girls.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of preparing and managing budgets, excellent communication skills, together with strong analytical and problem solving skills. NLCS is a registered charity and experience of finance work in this sector would be an advantage.

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd September (12 noon)

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

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.