Reception Class Teacher

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Primary Education
Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
London, South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
MPS (Inner London) + Harris Benefits
29th Nov 2017
Start Date:
Harris Primary Academy Merton
Job Ref:

Harris Primary Academy Merton is a primary academy for local children aged two to 11. We opened in September 2014 and were rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2017. It is our belief that children thrive when they are consistently happy and safe at school and that through expert teaching and support all pupils can achieve to a high standard.

We are looking for an outstanding, qualified class teacher to join our wonderful and vibrant team. The candidate will be a team player, dedicated, hard working and passionate about their job.

What we are looking for:

•QTS (or equivalent)
•An effective practitioner with high expectations
•Commitment to achieving the best outcomes for all pupils
•An innovative and highly motivated teacher
•Commitment to ongoing professional development
•An excellent communicator and team player

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Merton?

•A school where pupils' achievements are celebrated every day in their lessons
•Children who are kind, caring, self-assured and eager to learn
•Part of the Harris Federation, sharing best teaching practice with other Harris Academies and building on the Federation's proven track record in the borough
•Exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development
•Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

If you would like to arrange a visit, or if you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Louise Heward-Mills on 020 8679 3707 or e-mail

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 our more

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.

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Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Harris Primary Academy Merton
Tel: 020 8679 3707
Contact: Charlotte Porter

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