Harris Primary Academy Purley Way opened in September 2016 and moved to a brand new modern, bright building on Purley Way with its second intake in September 2017. Our academy is a warm, welcoming place to work and learn.
As we welcome our new cohort of children in September 2018, we are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative qualified teacher with high expectations to join our collaborative academy team. This is an exciting position, which could offer excellent career progression and development as our school grows, and is suitable for an NQT or an experienced teacher.
What we are looking for:
The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about, and experienced in implementing current good practice, including synthetic phonics, and a creative approach to English and mathematics. We are looking for an outstanding practitioner and team player, who enjoys teaching, has a desire to contribute to the development of the school and has:
• QTS (or equivalent)
• A passion for children’s learning and development;
• High aspirations for all children and a desire to raise standards;
• High aspirations for themselves and a commitment to further development.
For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack.
Why work at Harris Primary Academy Purley Way?
• Excellent professional development opportunities;
• An ambitious, successful and vibrant place to work, with a brand new building and superb facilities;
• Children who are bright, confident and eager to learn;
• A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
• A senior leadership team that is committed to developing others;
• Generous Harris benefits, including £1,500 Harris Allowance on top of Outer London pay scale
For a confidential discussion about this post or to arrange a visit to the academy, please contact Donna Neblett on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.