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As our school continues to grow we are now recruiting for more Class Teachers as well as a substantive Headteacher, please see below for further details.


Location: Watling Park School Pavilion Way, Burnt Oak, Barnet, London, HA8 9YA

Salary: Highly competitive

Starting: September 2018

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
Start Date: September 2018
Location: Pavilion Way, Burnt Oak, Barnet, HA8 9YA
Salary: Highly competitive

Headteacher Recruitment Pack (including job description)

BPET Application form

BPET Monitoring form

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

Class Teachers

We are looking for inspirational and ambitious practitioners to join our growing team of class teachers. Positions are available in Reception, KS1 and Lower KS2.

Role: Class Teachers                                                     Location: Burnt Oak, Edgware

Salary: Main Scale                                                        Closing Date: 16th March 2018

Interview Dates: 22nd & 23rd March 2018                    Job Start: September 2018

Our candidate: 

You have experience and passion for working within Key Stage 1 and lower Key Stage 2. You enjoy using creative and innovative approaches to teaching and learning and respond to the individual strengths and needs of the children in your care. You are committed in delivering exciting learning experiences in stimulating environments both in and out of the classroom. You display relentless passion and strive for the very best. Your talent for effective planning, teaching and assessment enables children to make exceptional progress. You are excited and motivated by the rewards and challenges offered by working in school at the beginning of its journey and welcome the opportunity to really make your mark!

Our school:

Watling Park School is a new two-form entry Free School that opened in its brand new building in Edgware in September 2017, having been in temporary buildings since its start in September 2015. The school is one of seven free schools established by Bellevue Place Education Trust. 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.

Our offer: 

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 training. We are committed to supporting and developing both our staff and children and have created a warm and welcoming environment in which the right candidates will thrive.

How to apply:

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact the school office via office@watlingparkschool.org.uk to arrange a tour and visit with the Headteacher, Sonia Mallick.

For more information about our school, please take a look at the school website.

If you feel you have the skills and drive to be successful in this role, please download the attached documents and submit the application form to us at office@watlingparkschool.org.uk

Closing Date: 16th March 2018

Interview Dates: 22nd & 23rd March 2018

Job Start: September 2018

Application documents:

Job Advert

Job Description

Application Form

Monitoring Form

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 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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