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Teacher of English

Northgate SchoolBarnet

About us and the role 

Northgate School is an alternative provision based at Edgware Community Hospital. The school, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in January 2018, educates up to 28 day and inpatient students with mental health challenges, providing an inclusive, caring and nurturing environment. This role would be suitable for an individual who has a desire to join a small and supportive team and has an interest in working with vulnerable children in a specialised environment. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a strong track record in the classroom and a passion for inclusive education. The successful candidate will teach English language and literature up to Key Stage 4 as well as delivering literacy support to post 16 students. The role requires a passionate individual who can respond to the personal needs of each individual student. New staff will be offered training and induction around mental health and working in this specialised environment. We are committed to achieving the best for all our students despite the challenging circumstances that they face and believe that our staff are instrumental in securing positive outcomes both academically and socially.

English is a fundamental curriculum area at Northgate School and we are excited about finding the right candidate to work in this very special school.

The post is offered as a permanent contract for three days a week. There is flexibility in the days and hours available for the right candidate.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please visit our website to download a recruitment pack and application form.

The completed application form and personal statement should be returned to by 09:00 on Friday 29/01/2021.

Interviews will be held the week beginning the 8th February 2021 and due to COVID restrictions will take place virtually.

If you are invited for interview you will also be asked to plan and submit a prerecorded lesson which will form part of the interview process.

Closing date: 29/01/2021

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check (DBS) under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Acts 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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