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  • Start date details

    January

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Directed

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale (Inner London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding leader to join us as Assistant Principal, supporting the strategic and operational management, development and leadership of Harris Academy Peckham, and ensuring the achievement of our ethos, aims and objectives.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • QTS (or equivalent) and a good undergraduate degree
  • Extensive teaching experience
  • Outstanding teaching practice
  • Successful management experience as Head of Department or member of the SLT
  • Experience of writing department SEF
  • Experience of lesson observations and giving feedback
  • Experience of improvement planning
  • Experience of implementing a range of strategies to raise student achievement, with evidence of success
  • Contribution to impact on the quality of learning and teaching and curriculum
  • Experience of developing and sustaining positive relationships with students, parents, staff and the Governing Body to build consensus support and capacity
  • Proven track record of managing and implementing change in relation to teaching practices and standards
  • A track record of success in leadership and management


What the school offers its staff

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Academy Peckham, in one of our other 50 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

Why work at Harris Academy Peckham?

  • A place where all flourish, all feel valued and where achievement is the key to success.
  • An opportunity to join an ambitious academy at the heart of the local community, working with experienced and inspirational leaders towards an outstanding future.
  • The combination of 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.
Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.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.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a true learning institution in the academy at all levels
  • Playing a major role in formulating the aims and objectives of the academy
  • Leading the development and maintenance of a high quality positive learning environment
  • Taking full responsibility for all aspects of teaching and learning in your key area of responsibility
  • Ensuring high quality teaching across the academy
  • Working with colleagues to ensure data is used effectively and consistently
  • Working with the SLT to lead the academy's assessment and reporting programme
  • Supporting staff in making sure high quality intervention programmes are in place
  • Supporting colleagues and subject leaders in developing schemes of learning, short and medium term planning
  • Developing strategies to enhance teachers' ability to learn and develop advanced skills
  • Raising students' aspirations and achievement through personalising learning
  • Ensuring the highest standards of achievement for all students
  • Ensuring equal access to and participation in all aspects of the curriculum for all students
  • Ensuring the efficient and effective provision of cross curricular skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Identifying what are successful learning outcomes and monitoring students' progress, continuity and progression
  • Monitor, evaluate and review classroom practice and promote improvement strategies
  • Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating teaching and learning
  • Maintaining an informed view of teaching standards and quality
  • Challenging under-performance at all levels and throughout all departments
  • Establishing high standards of behaviour, learning and attainment
  • Demonstrating and articulating high expectations
  • Acting as a role model in learning, teaching and assessment
  • Leading, managing and coordinating the activities of staff
  • Assisting in implementing effective procedures to support underperforming teachers
  • Maintaining high morale amongst staff
  • Contributing to recruitment, training, deployment and professional development of staff
  • Promoting effective management of the Academy environment, its site and buildings
  • Providing information about the work and performance of staff
  • Chairing meetings


Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Academy Peckham

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
589 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0207 703 4417

Our vision at Harris Academy Peckham is to ensure every child achieves excellence in all aspects of academy life. We have high aspirations, both in terms of academic standards and personal development, in order to prepare students for the demands of the 21st century global workplace. We expect every child to excel, and will provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen.

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