Leadership Scale L8-L14 (Outer London)
We are looking to appoint an ambitious and experienced qualified teacher as Achievement Director: KS4.
You will be an ambitious leader who will steer our first cohort of GCSE students through their two years at Key Stage 4.
In return we offer the support and experience that comes hand in hand with belonging to the Harris Federation as well as the chance to help shape our Academy as it grows.
You will have a wealth of opportunities to develop as a leader with the Harris Federation. We can offer you a range of bespoke courses and qualifications through our Teaching School, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQH for aspiring principals.
Succession planning is a key part of our success as a Federation, and we believe that we are at the forefront of developing the next generation of Leaders. We can help prepare you for your next Senior Leadership challenge, investing in your knowledge and expertise through regular support, coaching and a wide range of professional development and training.
Interviews for this role will take place in the week commencing 8th February 2021.
What we are looking for
We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. The successful candidate will:
Have a detailed understanding of the pastoral matters that can impact on student outcomes
Understand the role that a diverse and challenging curriculum can play in supporting the development of young people
Work with curriculum leaders and use a range of data sources to track and monitor progress across Key Stage 4
Work towards managing a cohort of Year Leaders and their associated Tutor Teams
Hold QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree
Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
Why work at Harris Academy Sutton?
The opportunity to be part of the founding team of an academy with the highest of expectations and ambitions for its staff and students
Unrivalled potential for personal and professional development as the academy grows
An innovative, inclusive and happy environment in which to teach and learn, promoting academic achievement across the curriculum and encouraging participation in extra- curricular activities
All the advantages of a highly successful academy group including strong central support, outstanding CPD opportunities through the Harris Teaching School Alliance, and a generous benefits and rewards package
Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.
We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
Diversity and Equality
We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.
In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit our website for more information.
Applying for the job
Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.More on how to apply