Vacancies at Bishop Stopford’s School

Due to ongoing improvements in the school and an increase in student numbers, we have a number of job opportunities available for 2023.

We are a Voluntary Aided Church of England School in Enfield, North London within easy access of the M25.  The School operates a pastoral House System and has a strong Christian ethos which you would also be expected to support. Please download the application form below. E-mailed applications are encouraged.

Please submit your application by post or by email no later than the specified closing date. Please contact Ms Elaine Neacy  using the above email address if you need an application pack sent to you via the postal system. A completed CRB Disclosure Form should be attached to each application. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Assistant Headteacher


Salary L11-L15

Start – April 24

Permanent / Full time

At Bishop Stopford’s School all leaders at all levels are ambitious for all students. Every student can flourish here.

Bishop Stopford’s Church of England School is seeking a dynamic and effective Assistant Headteacher who will play a leading role in our vision to Outstanding.   You will join a highly experienced and forward thinking Senior Leadership team in defining, articulating and implementing the shared vision and values across the school.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and leader with a strong proven track record in senior leadership within schools.  This is an exciting time for our school, which sets high aspirations for all students and is a rewarding and positive place to work due to our growth.

Bishop Stopford’s was rated ‘outstanding’ as a Church of England School in 2016 and ‘good’ by Ofsted in June, 2018.  We are committed to providing the highest academic standards which challenge pupils to achieve their very best whilst ensuring a school ethos that is caring and positive.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an inspirational school where ‘Students’ attitudes to others and to their learning are outstanding’ (Ofsted)

The school offers comprehensive professional development to all staff and we are dedicated to supporting career progression and advancement.

Further information and an application pack is available on the school website  or if you would like to speak to someone about the role please contact Mrs Elaine Neacy, Headteacher’s PA, at   We are located in Enfield, North London within easy access of the M25 and surrounding counties.

Closing date:  9am, Monday 4th March 2024

Interviews:     Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March 2024

We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response.

Bishop Stopford’s 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.

Assistant Headteacher Job Description

Cover Supervisor

Cover Supervisor

Scale 5
Salary Range - £25,833 - £27,887
36 hours per week
39 Weeks per year
Required - ASAP

Bishop Stopford’s Church of England School is seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor with a passion for teaching and learning to join our highly motivated staff.  Proven abilities in teaching Maths, English and Science would be desirable. We are committed to providing the highest academic standards which challenge students to achieve their very best, whilst ensuring a school ethos that is caring and positive.

This role will assist in the support of students with identified barriers to learning. The Cover Supervisor will work as part of a team of teachers and support staff involved in the delivery of differentiated learning and targeted educational programmes designed by appropriate staff. The role will also involve supporting identified students with literacy and numeracy to enable them to progress and succeed across the curriculum.

Closing date:   Friday, 8th March, 2024, 12 Noon

Interviews:       w/c 11th March, 2024

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