Director of Physics
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.
We would like to appoint a dynamic and inspirational qualified Director of Physics.
You should be an effective and enthusiastic leader who is able to complement our dedicated team of outstanding practitioners. The successful candidate ideally have significant experience in inner-city, multi-racial and urban areas.
We are looking for a strong communicator with proven strengths in engaging with, inspiring and motivating, not just the school community, but the wider community.
You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post.
Why work at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace?
- We are a consistently high performing school. Our motto, ‘All Can Achieve’ encapsulates our vision that all members of the Academy community are supported and encouraged to achieve their absolute potential.
- 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.
- The academy is part of the Harris Federation, a high preforming MAT with 42 academies around London and a wealth of experience and expertise. This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and training and development opportunities to support your career development.
Informal conversations with the Principal are strongly encouraged, and visits to the academy to meet our staff and students are welcomed. 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.