Teacher of English
We are looking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and enthusiastic qualified teacher of English to join our academy of committed staff. Additional responsibilities will be available for an exceptional candidate.
Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is the number one school in Bromley for progress and one of the most successful schools in the country, with progress being amongst the top 1% of schools this year at +1.09 (Progress 8 2017). We are very proud of our academic and cultural achievements and are ambitious about the future.
What we are looking for:
- QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
- Strong subject knowledge
- The ability to teach the English curriculum at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5
- A person who shares our common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve
For a full job description, please download the Candidate Information Pack via the apply link.
Why work at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley?
- We offer excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
- A range of staff benefits including free membership of a healthcare scheme
- New and recently refurbished buildings with state of the art facilities
- A warm, supportive and friendly working environment
At Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley we aim to ensure that every student is inspired and supported to achieve her personal best in a creative and enterprising culture where learning comes first. Through the development of our learning ethos of CORE, we encourage the girls to become Committed, Optimistic, Resilient and Enterprising.
We believe that every girl can and should achieve their full potential and our commitment is one of ensuring our students develop a love of learning, a passion for enquiry and enterprise and a dedication to being the best that they can be.
Our OFSTED Inspection in November 2013 judged our Academy as ‘Good’ which was an incredible achievement and testament of the dedication of our staff. Though we are pleased with these results, we are determined to raise this to ‘Outstanding’.
Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 41 primary and secondary Academies. This enables us to offer you training and opportunities to support your career development. Each Academy operates autonomously within the Federation but all Harris Academies collaborate closely in sharing school improvement strategies and in supporting one another.
For further information or to arrange a visit to the Academy, please e-mail Miss Clair Standing on firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley, please visit www.harrisbromley.org.uk or follow us on Twitter @HarrisBromley.
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.