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To apply for a teaching or non-teaching role at North Bridge House, please see below or check the Cognita Schools careers page for details of any vacancies.

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Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK and/or criminal policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

North Bridge House Job Posts

CampusJob TitleApplication DeadlineApplication Pack
North Bridge House Senior CanonburyTeacher of HistoryFriday 2nd March 2018

Teacher of History, North Bridge House Canonbury

We are currently looking to recruit an exceptional teacher of History. The successful candidate will be a History graduate and possess recent experience of History GCSE/A-Level teaching. The ability to teach A-Level Politics would be advantageous but not essential.

Opened in September 2014 as the fifth and final addition to the North Bridge House family of schools, NBH Canonbury provides a first class education to approximately 200 students.

Small classes, highly motivated students and a stunning setting in the heart of London all contribute to making NBH Canonbury a special place in which to teach. Previous experience in the Independent School sector is not required but high expectations for children’s learning are essential.

Interested candidates should submit a completed application form plus an accompanying cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining their suitability for this post. Applications should be sent to Canonbury@northbridgehouse.com

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd March.

Interview date: Tuesday 6th March.

The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s for whom s/he is responsible, or within whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the relevant Cognita Safeguarding – Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instances that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, s/he must report any concerns to the School’s Child Protection Office/Designated Safeguarding Leader or to the Head or indeed to the Regional CEO so that a referral can be made accordingly to Children’s Social care and/or to the Local Authority Designated Officer.

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Job summary

To contribute to raising standards of student achievement in a subject area(s) by teaching a timetable of lessons and supporting the subject leader in the achievement of whole school and department goals as stated in the department’s strategic plan.


Key Responsibilities


• Model and deliver outstanding practice in own subject area(s)
• To have high expectations of all students based on relevant data
• To support, challenge and stretch students as appropriate
• To teach using a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning, meeting the demands of the syllabus & the needs of the students
• To assess, record & report on the attainment, attendance & progress of students keeping such records as are required
• To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports & references relating to individual or groups of students
• To prepare & update subject materials
• To maintain discipline in accordance with the school’s procedures and encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour & standards of work
• To assess students’ work in line with school policies & procedures referring to student performance targets

Curriculum Provision & Development

• To assist the subject leader in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work & teaching strategies
• To contribute to the development & implementation of the subject’s strategic plan
• To plan & prepare courses and lessons
• To attend & contribute to subject meetings

Monitoring & Evaluation

• To use data, both externally & internally produced, to assess student performance and to develop appropriate courses of action
• To review on a regular basis methods of teaching
• To produce annual reports and mid term grades for all students taught


• To liaise with a Year Leader in implementing the school’s pastoral policies
• To register students and accompany them to assemblies where required
• To enable, encourage & support a forms participation in the Student Council
• To support the House system and the participation of students in House extra-curricular activities
• To report to the Year Leader problems experienced by students & how these may be resolved
• To communicate with parents & outside bodies as appropriate
• To be a form tutor to an assigned group of students (if required) and to attend relevant form tutor meetings

Other Responsibilities

• To participate in the school’s staff development programme
• To continue personal development in relevant areas especially subject knowledge & teaching methods
• To engage actively with the school’s performance management programme
• Where appropriate, ensure the effective deployment of classroom support
• To work as a member of a team, positively contributing to effective working relations within the school
• To communicate, where necessary with parents and external bodies, following school policies
• To attend Open Evenings, Parents’ Evenings & Speech Night
• To attend morning assemblies
• To attend staff morning briefing unless on duty
• To report to the school’s Fire, Health & Safety Officer Fire, Health & Safety issues undertaking risk assessments where necessary
• To undertake before school, recess & bus duties as stated in the “Staff Duty Rota”


Principal working relationships


• Pupils
• All school non/teaching employees


• Parents and guardians
• Education establishments
• Suppliers


• Teachers Pension Scheme
• Professional development
• School fee discount

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