Harris Academy St John’s Wood is a brand new 11-18 secondary academy located in St John's Wood, central London, and serves an urban, highly multi-ethnic and disadvantaged intake. Open in September 2017, the academy joins the Harris Federation as a sponsored academy and has a fresh start on an exciting journey to achieve Outstanding in all areas within two years. The academy has new direction with the values of Dedication, Determination and Destiny. If you want to make a real difference to needy young people, and be supported to do so through great training and development as well as unrivalled progression opportunities, then joining this new Harris academy could be for you.
We are looking for a committed Head of House with a real passion for education to join Harris Academy St Johns Wood, within the culture and ethos of the new academy, year 7 – year 10 are divided into four houses. You will lead a House concentrating fully on Pastoral and Attendance pupil issues, ensuring that you develop an academy that builds student character and welfare.
We are developing a student-centred culture becoming a centre of excellence for Teaching and Learning with already outstanding CPD within the Federation to support new leaders.
There are excellent opportunities for career progression within the school and across the Harris Federation. The Federation has an excellent reputation for transforming student lives with an increasing number of outstanding academies.
Why work at our academy?
•An opportunity to join an ambitious new academy at the heart of the local community, working with experienced and inspirational leaders towards an outstanding future
•We combine the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching
•Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
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. 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.