Our vision at Harris Academy Peckham is to ensure every child achieves excellence in all aspects of academy life. We have high aspirations, both in terms of academic standards and personal development, in order to prepare your child for the demands of the 21st century global workplace. We expect every child to excel, and will provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen.
We seek a strong, qualified teacher, experienced or NQT, to join our English Department to teach English at Key Stages 3 & 4. There will be the opportunity to teach at KS5.
You will be used to planning and delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. You will be a successful and ambitious teacher and hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
Why work at Harris Academy Peckham?
The academy works within the Harris Federation, a supportive and highly successful group of academies all based in and around London. Each academy operates autonomously within the Federation but all Harris academies collaborate closely in sharing school improvement strategies and in supporting one another.
For information about Harris Academy Peckham or the Harris Federation, please visit www.harrispeckham.org.uk or www.harrisfederation.org.uk.
As a member of the Harris Federation of schools we can offer:
•Excellent professional development opportunities.
•Staff benefits including free membership of a health scheme.
•A friendly and supportive working environment.
•Excellent ICT and learning resources
For more information, please download the Candidate Information Pack above or contact the academy on 020 7703 4417.
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.