Teacher of English (Full Time or Part Time 0.8), Barnet

Closing date:

East Barnet SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPR on the Outer London Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A great place to LEARN

A great place to WORK

East Barnet School has a historic legacy, first opening in 1937 with only 200 pupils. As an extremely popular school with 1,400 students currently on roll, the school moved to a brand new state-of-the-art modern building in September 2010.

What we offer:

  • The English Faculty is a very successful part of East Barnet School, and have a flexible, creative and enthusiastic approach to the teaching of English.
  • The opportunity to follow your own enthusiasms at times, as it is recognised that this is one very important way in which we can further inspire our students. 
  • An English Faculty whose members are a committed, supportive, talented and hardworking group. 

What you offer:

  • Suitable candidates should be able to teach English at KS3 and KS4.  
  • The opportunity to teach English Literature and Language at AS and A2 Level  may be available for appropriately experienced candidates.

Benefits of working at EBS:

Professional Development 

  • As a Leadership Partnership School, we specialise in developing the leadership skills of all our students and staff. The Headteacher is a National Leader of Education, and personally trains all members of staff seeking promotions to senior positions.
  • Leadership and Coaching programmes are particularly useful for staff new to the school or new to post. Coaching allows you to discuss issues and anxieties in a confidential setting, separate from any assessment or performance management process. 
  • We have received several awards in recognition of our personal and professional development of staff. 


  • Serviced by great train,underground and bus transport links (Northern line, Picadilly line and overground High Barnet station are all within walking distance). 
  • Being based in the outskirts of London means we benefit from a more rural location and cheaper housing prices whilst being only a short train journey into the centre of London. 
  • We have an ample free car park,for those who drive and for those who choose to cycle, we have bike racks. 
  • There are plenty of local shops and supermarkets in the surrounding area around the school, and a great view across London from our floor to ceiling panoramic Library window.

Working atmosphere 

  • Behaviour and safety were judged to be Outstanding at the last OFSTED inspection (2012), which was confirmed again by a short inspection in 2017.
  • Very supportive, family  atmosphere amongst staff.


  • State-of-the-art  school building which was opened in September 2010.
  • Extensive grounds and modern outside sports facilities.

Come and visit

We would love to show you in person what we can offer. Please contact Carole Furneaux on 0208 344 2100 to arrange a visit or to find out more information about the English Faculty.

EBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment

Job location

More about East Barnet School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chestnut Grove, East Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN4 8PU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8344 2100
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East Barnet School first opened in 1937, but has only had four Headteachers in its 76 years of operation. We now have a state of the art modern building which opened in September 2010 and was designed in close consultation with staff and students to...