We are looking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and enthusiastic qualified Science Teacher to work alongside our Head of Science and join our academy of committed staff.
We are striving for excellence in attitude, ambition and achievement. We are transforming an academy and community as we work towards outstanding performance in all areas.
What we are looking for:
We are seeking a committed professional who has a real passion for Science with vibrant enthusiasm to work with our brilliant students.
This position is ideal for either an experience teacher or a newly qualified teacher. A NQT/teacher will receive the excellent support of an internal academy CPD programme but also externally across the Federation. You will join a very positive, willing and committed team who will challenge and support you.
You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this role.
As a teacher with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including a Harris Allowance on top of MPS/UPS, performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (TPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.
About Harris Academy Orpington
Harris Academy Orpington opened in September 2016, joining the highly successful Federation of Harris academies in London. We are on our journey to outstanding, we are ambitious and looking forward to an exciting future. We believe that every student can and should achieve their full potential and our commitment is one of ensuring our students develop a love of learning, a passion for enquiry and a dedication to being the best that they can be.We aim to ensure that every student is inspired and supported to achieve his/her personal best and learning comes first. Our motto is “Together We Can” and if you are interested in joining us, we would be very pleased to meet you.
Why work at Harris Academy Orpington?
An opportunity to join an ambitious new academy at the heart of the local community
Harris Academy Orpington combines the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching
Generous Harris Benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
For more information, or to arrange a visit to the Academy, please contact Barbara Fathers at Harris Academy Orpington on 01689 819219.
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.
Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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.