Lead Practitioner/Teacher of Science

Recruiter
Harris Academy Purley
Location
Rainham
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Harris Academy Rainham is keen to expand its team of Lead Practitioners or aspiring Lead Practitioners. Applications are welcome from both Lead Practitioners and qualified Teachers of Science.

Your opportunity

You will lead on Teaching and Learning across the whole academy, leading by example, teaching outstanding lessons but working with colleagues to improve their practice at every stage of development in the classroom. The successful candidate will join a team to develop whole academy policy for teaching and learning, implementing with impact, including delivering Career Professional Development (CPD) in the academy.

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning.

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

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Harris Benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
  • Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
  • An Outer London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.

About Harris Academy Rainham

Harris Academy Rainham joined the Harris Federation (a not-for-profit charity with 25 years of experience in education) in September 2016. In joining Harris, we have become part of a family of happy and highly successful primary and secondary schools in London and Essex and have the benefit of a team of experts in education who can provide teachers and leaders at Harris Rainham with a great deal of focused support.

Why work at Harris Academy Rainham?

  • The opportunity to be part of a new chapter for this school as part of the Harris Federation
  • Exceptional personal and professional development and promotion opportunities across the Federation network
  • Generous Harris benefits and rewards package - see our benefits page for more information.

Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Academy Rainham are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 01708 552811 to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

The Harris Federation

Our academy is part of the Harris Federation, the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. Harris has an unrivalled track record in raising standards and achieving success for the children in our academies.

Professional development and sharing best practice are a key part of the Harris Federation success, and we can draw on this to offer you top quality training at every stage of your career path, from Beginner Teacher to Middle Leader. We will invest in you with coaching, mentoring, and can offer a wide range of training programmes, delivered by our Teaching School Alliance.

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. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

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