Teacher of Geography
Harris Academy Orpington opened in September 2016, joining the highly successful Federation of Harris academies in London. Since converting, results have dramatically improved, with a high positive progress 8 score and students achieving above national grades in English and Maths. Harris Academy Orpington combines the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching. Our highly skilled and committed teachers inspire students to work hard and achieve their absolute best. Lessons are interesting and engaging and students are enthusiastic about learning.
We have a unique and exciting opportunity for an NQT or experienced Geography Teacher to join our academy. We offer an excellent NQT induction programme and NQTs will be fully supported by, and play an active part in, the Harris Federation.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed teacher of Geography. The successful applicant will be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will be able to contribute to the planning of our Geography curriculum at KS3-5. The appointed candidate will be well supported by an excellent induction programme.
Why work at Harris Academy Orpington?
The academy works within the wider Harris Federation, a supportive and highly successful group of academies. Each academy operates autonomously within the Federation but all Harris academies collaborate closely in sharing school improvement strategies and in supporting one another.
As a member of the Harris Federation, we can offer:
- Excellent professional developments opportunities.
- Staff benefits including free membership of a health cash plan.
- A friendly and supportive working environment.
- Excellent learning resources.
For more information, or to arrange a visit to the academy, please contact Barbara Fathers, HR Manager at Harris Academy Orpington, on 01689 819219.
Main Scale (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
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