Teacher of Science

Recruiter
HARRIS CITY ACADEMY CRYSTAL PALACE
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a pioneering academy for 1,300 students aged 11-18. The founding academy of the Harris Federation, it has three consecutive outstanding judgments by Ofsted, most recently finding the academy to be outstanding in every aspect in 2014. It is one of the most oversubscribed comprehensive schools in the country and in the top 5% for performance.

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is seeking an enthusiastic, qualified science teacher to join our innovative team, playing a key role in a high achieving department in one of the most over-subscribed and popular academies in the country.

What we are looking for:

  • QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
  • A teacher with a desire to make a difference to the lives of young people, ideally with evidence of outstanding teaching and learning
  • A person with a clear and good understanding of current educational issues, theory and practice, including sound subject knowledge
  • A commitment to teaching and a willingness to continue to learn through professional development
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team

Why work for Harris City Academy Crystal Palace?

  • The opportunity to play a key role in encouraging high achievement from our students in one of the most over-subscribed and popular academies in the country
  • Support for all members of the academy community to achieve their absolute potential - our motto is 'All Can Achieve'
  • First class development opportunities in a vibrant learning community
  • Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

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. As a Teaching School, we are able to offer all teachers an extensive programme of first class professional development and a vibrant learning community giving all the opportunities to excel. In addition to our own programmes, our professional learning is closely aligned with the Federation and we are able to offer a full range of development including Masters and NPQH.

For more information, please download the Candidate Information Pack, from our website via the button below or contact our HR Advisor by phone on: Tel: 020 8771 2261.

Closing date for applications: 4pm – Friday 19th January 2018.

Are you an Aspiring Middle Leader?

At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We can offer you the opportunity to gain your NPQML, a qualification that provides a national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader. This programme is for teachers aspiring to take up middle leadership positions, and led by some of the most talented principals in the country who are highly experienced in improving outcomes for pupils and students. Find out more by visiting our website.

For NQTs, we provide our highly successful Harris Federation NQT programme where you will train alongside other NQTs from across the Federation. This enables aspiring teachers to support and learn from each other, in the true collaborative spirit of Harris. There is a structure of support and challenge with customised professional learning, and every NQT has a professional mentor.

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.