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Job details
Employer Watling Park School
Location Burnt Oak, North London
Salary Salary L6 – L10
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts As soon as possible or September 2017

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for individuals with a proven track record of successful classroom experience to be part of something new and exciting and really make your mark.

Watling Park School is a new two form entry primary school which opened in September 2015. We currently have two year groups, Reception and Year 1 and we will grow organically until 2021, when we will reach our capacity of 420. We are currently located in temporary accommodation on Pavilion Way, just 5 minutes from Edgware station next  to our new, state-of-the-art  school, which is due to be completed in July this year.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational senior leader to join our school as an Assistant Headteacher. Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking the strategic lead on the KS1 curriculum. In particular, monitoring and evaluating progress.
  • Leading staff training and further improving the education that our children receive to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Our ideal candidates will be able to deliver inspirational learning experiences in a stimulating environment and be committed to excellence, inclusion and challenge. You will also have the strong interpersonal skills to foster links between the school, home and wider community.

The school is part of the Bellevue Place Education Trust, an exciting group of ambitious and growing primary schools. Its aim is to offer this generation of children and those involved in their education the very best leadership, teaching and learning, professional development and support services. 

The post will be class based in a KS1 class (Year 1 or 2) with release time to fulfil responsibilities.

To apply please download and complete an Application form and Monitoring form and send both to

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 22nd March
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 27th March
Position Available: September 2017 or as soon as possible

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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. Watling Park School will welcome a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS.

About the employer

Information about Watling Park School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Temporary Address
Pavilion Way
Burnt Oak
United Kingdom