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Reception Class Teacher (full time) – maternity leave with possibility of contract being extended

Watling Park SchoolBarnet

Start Date: Monday 8th March 2021

End Date:  1st April 2022 (possibility of contract being extended)

Closing Date: 12 Noon on  Tuesday 9th February 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 11th February 2021 (via Zoom)


We are looking for a full time experienced Reception class teacher to join our creative and inspiring team from 8th March 2021 until 1st April 2022 (with possibility of extension for the right candidate)


Watling Park School is a two-form entry Free School. We moved into a brand new building in Edgware in September 2017. Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, the school is one of eight schools established by Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET) and we are on the journey to being outstanding. We have extremely high expectations for every pupil and, by working actively in partnership with our children, staff, parents and local community, we aim to support and guide our pupils to reach their full potential academically, socially and emotionally.  Watling Park is a school that enables its pupils to take confidence from and enjoyment in everything they do and places them at the heart of a vibrant and thriving school community.

Why not visit us and see for yourself?


In addition to an attractive starting salary, we offer excellent professional development and training opportunities through our links with other BPET schools and through high quality in-house and borough-wide training. Our state of the art building offers a range of airy, light and spacious classrooms and modern technologies.  We are committed to supporting and developing both our staff and children and have created a warm and welcoming environment in which the right candidate will thrive. 


In the current climate, virtual visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office via to arrange a virtual tour and chat with the Headteacher, Sally Quartson, or take a look at our website.  

If you feel you have the skills and drive to be successful in this role, please download the relevant documents (including the Job Description and Person Specification) and submit the application form to  

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

Thank you for your interest in our school!

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