Teacher of Maths

Harris Academy Riverside
Chafford Hundred
11 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint our first permanent qualified teacher of Maths. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the future of the subject, the department and the academy as a whole and therefore to progress rapidly both as an educator and a leader.

Harris Academy Riverside is an oversubscribed, recently opened academy which will cater for years 7 and 8 in 2018/19. Run by the same experienced leaders as Harris Academy Chafford Hundred, the school's permanent site will be at the heart of the regeneration of Purfleet town centre. For the first two years, the school will have a self-contained area on the top floor of the newly built Harris Primary Academy Mayflower in Chafford Hundred.

What we are looking for:

Applications are invited from ambitious NQTs, RQTs, experienced teachers or lead practitioners who are committed and enthusiastic and who share our philosophy that all students should achieve. Applicants should have an engaging love of subject and an unwavering belief in the ability of pupils to exceed expectations, and must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

Your role:

The post will involve ensuring quality of delivery, assessment, achievement and progress in Maths at Harris Academy Riverside. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching across years 7 and 8 at our academy and subject to negotiation, experience and qualifications may be offered in the interests of development some GCSE and (if applicable) ‘A’ level exposure at our outstanding sister academy, Harris Academy Chafford Hundred.

Why work at Harris Academy Riverside?

Planning and delivery of Maths and the personal and professional development of educators is supported at our academy by expert consultants from the Harris Federation central team.

As a brand new academy we can offer a rare opportunity to:

  • be a founding teacher who influences the development of a new and ambitious ethos
  • influence the direction of Maths
  • develop leadership and whole academy experience as the academy grows year on year

As a member of the Harris Federation we can offer:

  • excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
  • a friendly, supportive, modern, well-resourced and attractive working environment

If you wish to discuss any aspect of this position, please arrange a conversation with the Head of Academy by e mailing info@harrisriverside.org.uk.

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 www.harristeachingschool.com

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.