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Assistant Headteacher Teaching and Learning

Assistant Headteacher – Spring Term 2024, L12 to L16 (Outer London) ​​​​​​​


Enfield County School for Girls
  • Split Site School
  • Headteacher: Jennifer Gumbrell

Enfield County School for Girls is a well-established girls’ comprehensive school with a diverse student body in the centre of Enfield with a tradition of high achievement and academic success. Our aim is for every girl to have an outstanding education that will equip her with the resilience to deal with the demands that life makes of her and enable her to take her place in society as a well-educated, confident, caring and compassionate young woman.

The successful candidate will be an analytical and highly visible middle leader with the ability to identify and implement further school improvement.

The person appointed will be able to:

  • Lead the continued development of quality teaching and professional development for new and experienced teaching colleagues
  • Further develop assessment and reporting for students at key stage 3
  • Plan strategically to ensure that all students achieve and make progress, securing School improvement.
  • Ensure the highest standards of behaviour and attitudes alongside the development of strategy to support achievement, personal development and leadership at ks3
  • Evidence a record of leading an effective curriculum and or teaching and learning focus as a middle leader.
  • Inspire and lead colleagues whilst recognising the need to establish excellent relationships and be part of a team and the school community.

Building mutually respectful and effective relationships with each other, students, parents and carers and other stakeholders is central to our school ethos and values.

The successful candidate should anticipate a wide-ranging brief that will provide opportunity to contribute to all areas of the school and support further professional development.

Job Specification

  • Role: Assistant Headteacher Teaching and Learning
  • Whole School Teaching and Learning
  • KS3 Assessment, Academic Intervention and Student Leadership (responsibilities may change over time according to the developing needs of the school and professional development of our school leadership team)
  • Closing Date: Friday, 22 September 2023
  • Interviews: week of Monday 2 October 2023
  • Job Reference: Assistant Headteacher Teaching and Learning
  • Location: Enfield County School for Girls, Holly Walk, Enfield, Greater London, EN2 6QG

School visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.  We have set aside the morning of Thursday 14 and Monday 18  September 2023 for this purpose. Please email FAO Headteacher to confirm which day you would like to visit. 

To apply, please download a Local Authority school application form from the TES  or from our school website (below) and email it to  

Please note the school does not accept CVs. Please ensure your supporting statement is written to the person specification and job description and you provide evidence of your achievements to date.

We care about our staff and our ethos is instrumental in establishing and maintaining positive relationships and high standards across our diverse school community. We particularly welcome applications from people of a global majority heritage who would like to further enrich our school community.

Enfield County School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Please note that online searches may also be carried out for shortlisted candidates.

Enfield County School for Girls is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion.  We want to attract and retain the very best staff in all areas of our school, ensuring our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.