Class Teacher

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Primary Education
Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
MPS/UPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + Additional Harris Benefits
6th Mar 2018
Start Date:
Harris Primary Academy Kent House
Job Ref:

Harris Primary Academy Kent House opened in September 2013 on the site of the former Royston Primary School in Penge. It is a very exciting time to be joining our flourishing team. At Harris Primary Academy Kent House we have the highest possible aspirations for our staff and pupils. We expect all our children to make very good progress and develop the skills and personal qualities they will need for the future. We believe that when children are as young as they are in Primary School, happiness is key to success.

We are looking for an experienced and inspirational qualified Teacher. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an "outstanding" academy and a talented team who can provide close support and mentoring. TLRs are available for possible subject leadership, which will be discussed at interview.

What we are looking for:

Harris Primary Academy Kent House is seeking to appoint inspirational and talented staff. At HPAKH we have high expectations where outstanding teaching and the well-being of all pupils and staff are at the heart of our improvement planning, our pedagogy and practice.

We welcome applications from experienced practitioners or NQTs who will:
•Model and disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning for our children;
•Be committed to on-going professional development;
•Contribute to the wider life at the academy;
•Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment
•Be innovative, highly motivated and eager to take a lead
•Have good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of our team

You must hold QTS (or equivalent) to apply for this role.

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Kent House?

At Harris Primary Academy Kent House you would be working as part of a supportive team. In addition to the benefits outlined, we offer excellent professional development opportunities provided by Harris Federation. We would also offer:
•An ambitious, successful and vibrant place to work;
•A genuine opportunity to make a difference;
•Enthusiastic staff, committed to raising standards;
•Children who are bright, confident and eager to learn;
•A vibrant multi-lingual and multi-cultural school community;
•A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
•A senior leadership team that is highly committed to developing others.

Visits are strongly encouraged and very welcome.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please call Katie Day, Head of Academy at HPAKH on 0208 402 7178. During that phone call you will be able to get more detail about the specifics of the role and arrange a visit, if you would like one.

Interview Date: Interviews will be conducted as and when suitable applications are received.

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

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.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Harris Primary Academy Kent House
Tel: 0208 402 7178
Contact: The Academy

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