Headteacher, Barnet

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Watling Park SchoolBarnet

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive
Contract term: Permanent

NOR: 180 pupils (currently), growing to 420 pupils by 2021

Bellevue Place Education Trust opened Watling Park School in September 2015 - a primary free school serving pupils aged 4-11 years old - serving the Burnt Oak community of Barnet.

A non-selective, non-denominational, co-educational school, Watling Park School welcomes children of all abilities from all backgrounds. The school is the result of an innovative joint venture between Bellevue Schools Group, operator of 15 outstanding preparatory schools and Place Group, a market-leading education and school services company.

Watling Park School has made a fantastic start in its first two years, being popular with parents and the progress of pupils is above national averages for a Good Level of Development in the first Reception cohorts. The school continues to build on its early successes and is going from strength to strength. A recent parental survey confirmed that 97% of pupils enjoy coming to school and 100% of parents and carers strongly agree or agree that the school develops a child’s independence and responsibility.

We are seeking an experienced senior leader in the primary sector, you will have a strong track record in leadership and core learning. Capable of interpreting, developing and implementing the BPET education vision, your excellent communications skills will be vital in promoting the school to the community and delivering a high standard of education through a broad and balanced curriculum.

In return, you will get that rarest of opportunities: the chance to lead a new school, in brand new purpose build environment and ensure that every element is optimised to deliver outstanding teaching and learning. Furthermore, you will receive unparalleled access to support and to career advancement through our network of schools, development programmes and links with our two parent organisations.

To arrange an informal discussion or visit to the school, please email Mark Greatrex. To apply for the role, please complete and submit a covering letter, setting out why you are interested in the role and how you are best placed to deliver the priorities and application form to mark.greatrex@BPET.co.uk.

Tour of the school: 10am - 11am Wednesday 21 February 2018

Closing date: 6pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018
Interview Date: Thursday 8 March 2018

Bellevue Place Education Trust is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 24 Pavilion Way, Burnt Oak, Barnet, London, HA8 9YA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 353 4249
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