Harris Academy Orpington replaces The Priory School, an 11-18 co-educational school with 1,100 pupils on roll. 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 teacher who has a real passion for Maths with vibrant enthusiasm to work with our brilliant students.
This is an exciting new position, which opens as we expand our student numbers in Year 7 and Post 16. 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.
This position is ideal for a newly qualified teacher with the possibility of an early paid induction period in July to prepare for September 2017. An NQT/teacher 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
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.
For more information, or to arrange a visit to the academy, please contact 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.