Recruitment

Thank you for your interest in working at our school.

 

We currently have the following vacancies:

English Leader / Class Teacher

Salary £29,915 – £44,766 – MPS or UPS – (Outer London) + TLR 2B (£4,519)

Job Start: September 2022 

Experienced Class Teacher / English Leader required for September 2022  (Not suitable for ECTs) 

Pay:  MPS/UPS + TLR 2B 

Start Date:  September 2022

Apply by:  12noon on Friday 13th May 2022

Interviews: 18th and 19th May 2022

Are you an inspirational and ambitious, experienced class teacher and leader looking to join a creative and dedicated team?

Do you share our commitment to offering children the highest quality education to enable them to succeed in reaching their goals and dreams? Then Watling Park School is the perfect place for you!

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, talented English Leader and Class Teacher with experience in planning, assessing and supporting every child to make excellent progress with a particular focus on leading English across the school.

OUR SCHOOL:

We are a two-form entry Free School situated in Edgware. Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, the school is one of nine schools within the Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET). We have extremely high expectations for every pupil and, by working actively in partnership with 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 IDEAL CANDIDATE:

We are looking for someone who:

• Is an excellent class teacher/practitioner

• Is a supportive and reflective team member

• Is highly motivated and holds high expectations of themselves and others

• Is adaptable and flexible

• Has excellent interpersonal skills

• Is creative and forward-thinking

In the role of English Leader you will:

• Be an excellent role model to others, offering support and challenge to ensure highly effective practice

• Provide strategic leadership at all levels across the school

• Be creative and inspirational

• Offer professional development and training

• Monitor provision and assist in delivering improvements and showcases excellent practice links to the school development plan priorities

What we can offer:

• A welcoming, bright, spacious and modern state of the art building

• A well-resources school with modern technologies on offer

• A vibrant, dynamic and supportive community

• A forward-thinking, friendly, welcoming team of colleagues who love a laugh!

• Valuable, high-quality, personalised professional development and training (in-house, across the Trust group of schools and borough-wide)

• Free tea and coffee (as well as cakes and treats regularly) – a very important aspect of a teacher’s day!

• Enthusiastic, motivated, polite and respectful pupils who love learning and are proud to be part of the Watling Park community!

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office on 020 8353 4249 or email (office@watlingparkschool.org.uk) to arrange a chat/visit 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 and read the application pack (including the Job Description and Person Specification) and submit the TES application form or email the BPET application form (available via the school website on the Vacancies page) to office@watlingparkschool.org.uk .

We look forward to receiving you application and possibly joining our team!

Closing date:  12noon on Friday 13th May 2022

Interviews: 18th and 19th May 2022

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.
Please click on the following links for further information and an application form:

Teaching Assistant

Post Title:                            Teaching Assistant

Pay:                                        Scale 2 (Possibility of Scale 3 depending on experience)

Actual Salary range:     £18, 439 – £19,455 Term Time

Start date:                            20th June 2022 (a later start up to 5th September may be negotiable for the right candidate)

Hours:                                  35 hours per week – 8.15am – 3.45pm (start and finish times may change depending on needs). There may also be an opportunity for additional hours for candidates who are able to support before and/or after school clubs.

We are looking for exceptional teaching assistants to expand our team. The current opportunities are to support individual pupils with SEND in Reception to Year 3, however we will consider applicants for Key Stage 2. We have a number of pupils with SEND and the role of teaching assistant can include general class support, as well as working with individuals and/or small groups of pupils who require additional support.

  • Are you passionate about working with children with SEND?
  • Can you inspire our children?
  • Will you work collaboratively with other staff to ensure the best outcomes for our children?

Then this may be the perfect role for you!

Join our vibrant team of dedicated professionals who are committed to ensuring EVERY child succeeds.

We are looking for an energetic and highly motivated practitioner to help us on our journey from good to outstanding. Our ideal candidate will be committed to ensuring all children enjoy and succeed at school with high aspirations for all.

If you are looking for an exciting and inspiring challenge in a supportive, happy and welcoming school, we will offer you:

• A competitive salary

• A new and exciting school building with a very positive working environment

• Children who are polite and well-behaved

• Staff who are supportive, dedicated and love to laugh

• A strong network of partner schools providing valuable support to staff

• Regular professional development opportunities for support staff

• And importantly – free tea, coffee and milk to quench your thirst each day!

If you have the skills, experience and drive to be successful in this role, please download the application pack and submit your application form to us by noon on Monday 23rd May 2022

Interviews will take place at the school on Friday 27th May  2022.

If you have any queries, require more information or would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact the school office on 020 8353 4249 or email our Office Manager, Alison Knight at a.knight@watlingparkschool.org.uk

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 clear 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.

How to Apply

1. Please download the relevant documents.

2. Read the Job Description carefully.

3. Complete the application from, either electronically or print it off and hand write it, paying particular attention to your supporting statement.

4. Ensure your supporting statement relates directly to the competencies outlined in the job description.

5. Email your completed application form to office@watlingparkschool.org.uk or send it by post to:

Mrs A Knight

Office Manager

Watling Park School

Pavilion Way

Burnt Oak

HA8 9YA

6. Please ensure that all sections of your application form are filled in, including the declaration form.

7. Closing date for applications is by noon on Monday 23rd May 2022

8. Observations and interviews will take place at Watling Park School on Friday 27th May  2022.

9. References will be sought for short listed candidates prior to the interview process.

We look forward to meeting you!

Teaching Assistant Job Description

BPET Application Form