Harris Academy Orpington opened in September 2016, joining the highly successful Federation of Harris Academies in London. Since converting, results have dramatically improved, with a high positive progress 8 score of 0.75 in 2017, putting the Academy within the top 5% of the Schools nationally. Students also achieved above the national rates in GCSE English and Maths. Harris Academy Orpington combines the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching. Our highly skilled and committed teachers inspire students to work hard and achieve their absolute best. Lessons are interesting and engaging and students are enthusiastic about learning.
We are looking for a committed English teacher who has a real passion for their subject with a vibrant enthusiasm to work with our brilliant students.
This is an exciting position, which includes teaching English up to A Level.
This position is ideal for a newly qualified or an experienced teacher. Whatever your experience, you will receive the excellent support of an internal academy CPD programme but also externally across the Federation. You will join a very positive, willing and committed team who will challenge and support you.
There are excellent opportunities for career progression at Harris Academy Orpington and within Harris Federation. The Federation has an excellent reputation for transforming student lives with an increasing number of outstanding academies.
Why work at Harris Academy Orpington?
•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
•Harris Academy Orpington combines 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
We are striving for excellence in Ambition, Achievement and Attitude. We are transforming an academy and community as we work towards outstanding performance in all areas.
For more information, or to arrange a visit to the academy, please contact Barbara Fathers, HR Manager, at Harris Academy Orpington on 01689 819219.
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.