Head of Humanities

Recruiter
HARRIS ACADEMY ST JOHN'S WOOD
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
14 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Harris Academy St John’s Wood is a brand new 11-18 secondary academy located in St John's Wood, central London, and serves an urban, highly multi-ethnic and disadvantaged intake. Open in September 2017, the academy joins the Harris Federation as a sponsored academy and has a fresh start on an exciting journey to achieve Outstanding in all areas within two years. The academy has new direction with the values of Dedication, Determination and Destiny. If you want to make a real difference to needy young people, and be supported to do so through great training and development as well as unrivalled progression opportunities, then joining this new Harris academy could be for you.

This is an exciting opportunity for an excellent and enthusiastic qualified teacher to lead a Humanities department with a fresh start developing innovative ideas and vision to take this area forward to an outstanding standard. This is a key area of the academy that has the highest of profiles within its local community.

We are developing a student-centred culture becoming a centre of excellence for Teaching and Learning with already outstanding CPD within the Federation to support new leaders.

There are excellent opportunities for career progression within the school and across the Harris Federation. The Federation has an excellent reputation for transforming student lives with an increasing number of outstanding academies.

You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post.

Why work at our academy?

  • An opportunity to join an ambitious new academy at the heart of the local community, working with experienced and inspirational leaders towards an outstanding future
  • We combine the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching
  • Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development

The academy is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 44 primary and secondary academies. This enables us to offer you excellent training opportunities to support your career development.

For more information, please download the Candidate Information Pack above.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.