Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a mixed academy for 1,300 students aged 11-18. The academy has three consecutive outstanding judgments by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection in 2014 finding the academy to be outstanding in every aspect. This thriving Academy also has a large sixth form with over 300 students. It is one of the most oversubscribed comprehensive schools in the country and in the top 5% for performance.
Are you a qualified music teacher looking to play a key role in a high achieving department in one of the most over-subscribed and popular academies in the country?
Music is a dynamic and innovative department under the leadership of the Head of Music and Director of the Arts Faculty. The Music department is a well-resourced curriculum area that delivers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities such as, Jazz Band, Gospel Choir and African Drumming group. The department makes outstanding use of interactive white-Boards, a range of on-line resources and benefits from its very own recording studio.
You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this role.
Why work at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace?
As a Teaching School, we are able to offer all teachers an extensive programme of first class professional development and a vibrant learning community giving all the opportunities to excel. All NQTs have a mentor within the Academy and are also part of the Federation NQT programme. Within our Academy staffing structures, we are able to offer supported pathways to senior positions based on your ability and talent and not just experience.
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 44 primary and secondary Academies. This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and training and development opportunities to support your career development.
Our motto, ‘All Can Achieve’ encapsulates our vision that all members of the Academy community are supported and encouraged to achieve their absolute potential.
For a confidential discussion with the Principal please contact Tracey Harrison, PA to the Principal, via email email@example.com or by phone on: Tel: 020 8771 2261.
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.