Harris Initial Teacher Education, rated Outstanding by Ofsted in December 2016, offers first-class initial teacher training to graduates and career changers looking to join the teaching profession through our range of exciting teacher training programmes. The teacher training provision is led by an outstanding team of specialists from our training hub based at Harris Westminster, in the heart of the city. Our Federation comprises 44 primary and secondary schools all located in and around London, and the provision includes School Direct fee-funded and salaried routes, an exciting Future Teaching Scholars programme and Assessment Only provision, so offers excellent opportunities to colleagues who are passionate about being a part of outstanding initial teacher education and early career development.
Due to the successful expansion of our outstanding provision, we are looking to appoint an additional Secondary Professional Tutor, who will join our expert team and support the delivery, development and quality assurance of the Secondary Phase of the School Direct programme and other strands of ITE within the Harris Federation.
This is an exciting and rewarding role, helping to shape the next generation of teachers joining our profession and would best suit a candidate with experience of supporting beginner teachers and mentors, who is an outstanding current teacher or school leader and who would be confident working across a range of settings.
Ideally, this two-year contract will begin in January. However, we are able to negotiate for the right candidate.
Key responsibilities of the role will be:
•To support the successful operation of training and quality assurance for the Secondary ITE programmes.
•To further develop the Secondary ITE programme with the Head of ITE and Secondary Phase Lead so that it meets the needs of staff working in all secondary contexts.
•To deliver high quality Secondary teacher training for new entrants to the profession.
•To support the ongoing leadership of our Outstanding ITE programme.
•To liaise with subject/phase specialists regarding subject-specific training days and support.
•To support trainees and mentors in school through visits to partner academies, identifying support needs and ensuring trainee progress.
•To liaise with Federation and academy staff in order to develop key elements of the Secondary ITE offer.
The position will be based at our Harris Westminster ITE training hub site. Weekly teacher training will be held across the Federation and the role will involve travel amongst the Harris academies, working closely with our exceptional ITE team.
We will review applications as and when they are received, with rolling interview dates.
For a confidential discussion with Rachael Hare, Head of ITE, about this post, please call 0208 253 7758. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.harristraintoteach.com/ to find out more about us.
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