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 qualified teacher, either experienced or NQT, with a real passion for Maths and vibrant enthusiasm to work with our brilliant students.
We are striving for excellence in Ambition, Achievement and Attitude. We are transforming an academy as we work towards outstanding performance in all areas.
You will receive the excellent support of an internal academy CPD programme but also externally across the Federation, joining a very positive, willing and committed team who will challenge and support you. 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.
You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post.
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
The academy is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 44 primary and secondary academies. This enables us to offer you excellent training opportunities to support your career development.
For more information, please download the Candidate Information Pack above.
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 out more www.harristeachingschool.com
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.