Assistant Principal (Active Science)

Harris Garrard Academy, Erith, Kent


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £30,096 to £49,702
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Science practitioner to join our thriving academy as Assistant Principal for Science.

Your opportunity

Are you looking for your next step in teaching? Inspire and transform learning at Harris Garrard Academy as Assistant Principal in Active Science. At Harris Garrard Academy, staff can expect to grow with us as we continue to innovate and evolve as an academy. We are looking for an forward-thinking, innovative practitioner to join us in delivering high quality science education to our young people.

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.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant undergraduate degree (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications

QTS (or equivalent)

Essential skills and experience

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. We are looking for:

A qualified teacher to teach maths across all key stages and who has excellent subject knowledge;
A committed practitioner, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning and who will expect excellence from the students;
A collaborative and motivated individual who will lead the subject through a variety of innovative approaches including curriculum design, teaching strategies, use of technology and intervention programmes;
QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

Employee benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
An Outer London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase All Through
School size 1167 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 18
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Website Harris Garrard Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Harris Garrard Academy

Harris Garrard Academy is an all-through 3–18 academy with approximately 1350 pupils on roll and joined the Harris Federation as a sponsored academy in September 2017. The academy is based in Thamesmead in a purpose built building. We are now on a journey towards “Outstanding”, led by highly experienced executive principals with proven track records of school transformation. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy.

School location

Yarnton Way, Erith, Kent, DA18 4DW