Employment opportunities

Situated close to Hampstead Heath in the heart of North London, Acland Burghley is a mixed, inclusive, community comprehensive school that enjoys high levels of parental support and a close collaborative relationship with other local schools. It is part of the popular and highly successful LaSWAP post-16 consortium with Parliament Hill, La Sainte Union and William Ellis Schools, and a founder member of Camden Learning. 20 students with EHCPs have a place in the school’s specialist autism resource base. In 2020, we entered into a residency agreement with the Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment, who now work and rehearse on our site, providing a range of exciting opportunities for the whole school community.

Staff benefits

We have a number of excellent staff benefits. Click on each heading to find out more.

Professional development and training

We believe in supporting the growth of our staff and hold regular reviews and opportunities to identify and meet developmental needs. We offer comprehensive Continuous Professional Development (CPD), whether you are support staff, a new teacher, experienced middle leader or have aspirations to become a senior leader.  Career pathways enable staff to aspire and progress in their chosen professional direction with a focus on internal progression wherever possible. In addition, we encourage our staff to learn from each other and collaborate on a variety of working groups.

Our commitment and support to new teachers whilst they undertake their two-year ECT programme is outstanding.

A collaborative approach, enables staff to benefit from a range of internal and external activities and support throughout their careers. We have also developed and are continuing to develop internal training programmes, which help staff gain the skills they need to advance. 

Pension schemes, generous parental leave and family-friendly policies

As a member of staff at Acland Burghley you will have have the option to join one of our pension schemes, helping you, your employer and the government to save for your future: the Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for teaching staff and the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for support staff.

Both schemes offer flexibility in retirement and in-service death grant, all of which means you will be saving for a better retirement.

Our generous maternity and paternity leave schemes offer enhanced pay and leave arrangements, supporting families and recognising the importance of a healthy work/life balance. We also have family-friendly/flexible policies regarding special leave for unexpected or special events.

Employee Assistance Programme and staff wellbeing

As a staff member at Acland Burghley, you will be entitled to support from the Employee Assistance Programme.

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The organisation will aid with any work, personal or family issues. There will be a professional consultation, short term counselling, information, resources and referrals to services in your local area.

We have a staff wellbeing committee, which we encourage you to join. There is also a staff wellbeing section in the library and half–termly staff wellbeing surveys.

Excellent transport links and travel to work schemes

Acland Burghley is located just two minutes walk away from Tufnell Park tube station. Gospel Oak and Kentish Town stations are also a short walk away. Staff also have the benefit of a dedicated staff car park, a train ticket loan scheme, a cycle-to-work scheme and regular visits from Bike Doctor which is a free service available to staff.

Staff social events

Our staff enjoy informal social gatherings and hold quiz nights, games nights and BBQs.  We also have a number of staff activities on offer such as football every Friday, a staff choir and regular social events with our OAE partners. 

Staff room refreshments

Staff have access to an excellent staff room and kitchen, including free tea and coffee.


Current opportunities

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Acland Burghley School
Burghley Road

0207 485 8515 
Email: recruitment@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk      


The school is committed to the protection and safety of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Any post offered at the end of the interview process will be subject to verification of right to work in the UK, qualifications requirements, satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure, Teacher prohibition and barred list checks, pre-employment medical screening, online vetting check and satisfactory references. If you work in a school, one of your referees must be your current or most recent Head Teacher. We will acknowledge your application and hope to meet you. However, if you do not hear from us before the interview date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Please send applications to:Email: recruitment@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk
Post: Michelle Lineham  |  HR Manager
Acland Burghley School
93 Burghley Road
NW5 1UJ 

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