Lead Practitioner of English

Job Roles:
Leading Practitioner
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
L01-L06 (Outer London) + Additional Harris Benefits
8th Mar 2018
Start Date:
Harris Academy South Norwood
Job Ref:

We amalgamated with Harris Academy Upper Norwood in September 2014 to create one academy operating across two sites. The leadership group and teaching staff work across both sites. We have one Governing Body. In the next two years, as the academy continues to grow, we will have with over 2,500 students including 500 in the 6th form. Harris South Norwood is an outstanding Academy and has excellent facilities for teaching and learning. We have the highest standards of behaviour and expectations. We have been recognised by the DFE as being one of the best schools in England for our type of intake and one of the most effective schools in the country. Our programmes for professionally developing staff are first class.

We are looking for a dynamic qualified English teacher to take up the post of English Lead Practitioner at the academy. The post would suit an experienced and enthusiastic teacher, who wishes to take on more responsibility.

What we are looking for:

•QTS or equivalent and a relevant undergraduate degree
•Strong subject knowledge
•A love for literacy
•The ability to teach up to and including A-level

The appointed candidate will be well supported by an excellent induction programme and access to excellent facilities for teaching and learning.

Why work at Harris Academy South Norwood?

•A dynamic curriculum, delivered through an ethos of mathematics and enterprise and the very best in technology and resources across our two sites
•A warm, ambitious family of staff and governors with a passion for learning
•Excellent personal and professional development opportunities through the Harris Federation network
•Generous Harris benefits and rewards package - see our benefits page for further information

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack.

For more information about this position or to arrange a visit to the Academy, please email Elouise Gillette at GilletteE@harrissouthnorwood.org.uk or telephone 0208 405 5131.

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 Academy South Norwood
Tel: 020 8405 5070
Contact: Recruitment Team

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