6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Scale (Outer London)

Job summary

Harris Academy Rainham is looking for an outstanding, experienced qualified teacher to join our academy as Assistant Principal for Professional Development and training teachers, including leading on the Early Career Framework

Your opportunity

The successful applicant will work closely with our Assistant Principal responsible for teaching and learning and our Lead Practitioner team to develop high quality teachers, support staff and leaders through effective professional learning and engagement with research. This is an exciting opportunity and will require an individual who is able to think deeply about professional learning in a school context and develop a culture of continuous learning and deliberate practice for staff. ​​​​​​​

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.

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. This role would suit an existing Assistant Principal or a Head of Department / Lead Practitioner looking for promotion.

You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree to be considered for this role.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

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.

Safeguarding Notice
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.

Employee benefits

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit the Harris careers website for full details.

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

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
937 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01708 552811

About Harris Academy Rainham

At Harris Academy Rainham we hold that our academy should provide students with a deep sense of belonging to caring community, the belief in themselves and their unbounded potential opportunities become more than they thought was possible. These are values be true drive forward. joined Federation (a not-for-profit charity 25 years experience education) September 2016. In joining Harris, have part family happy highly successful primary secondary schools London Essex benefit team experts education who can teachers leaders at great deal focused support. We teach mixed ability groups, except maths, which is divided into sets. Where need extra help, coach them small groups or one Special educational needs catered for care expertise. Ethos: combine traditional excellent uniform, behaviour manners modern approach teaching learning. Working closely families ensure supported nurtured, work hard every day make learning accessible all students.

School location

Lambs Lane South, Rainham, Essex, RM13 9XD

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