Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park, London, N17 9XT

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  • Start date details

    January or Easter

  • Closing date

    30 November 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

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 Assistant Principal to support our vision, ethos and policies.


  • First degree plus QTS

Experience & Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years' teaching experience within a culturally diverse environment and producing high quality achievements for all children
  • Evidence of successful management experience of a curriculum area or phase
  • Experience of contributing to problem solving and strategic thinking at a whole academy level
  • Ability to provide professional leadership and management of a staff team and contribute to the work of other teams
  • Experience of involvement in assessment, pupil tracking and record keeping
  • Knowledge of relevant pedagogy and curriculum developments in literacy and numeracy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and the National Curriculum
  • Evidence of successful working relationships with parents and carers, Governors, outside agencies and the local community
  • Experience of effective data analysis and target setting

What the school offers its staff

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is an Outstanding primary academy and we have high expectations and aspirations for your children. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providing support, care, enrichment and challenge as they come through our doors.

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.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includesa Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Teaching and Learning

  • Liaising with other Phase and Subject Leaders to ensure pupils experience a programme that is personalised to their particular needs, identified through a robust assessment programme;
  • Working with class teachers and support staff in supporting the development of children within the academy;
  • Working with relevant staff to build up subject knowledge and expertise in relation to raising standards in literacy and numeracy.
  • Acting as a role model for other teachers, modelling effective strategies within them;
  • Liaising with other academies/schools and providers to ensure continuity of support and learning.
For a full job description, please refer to the attachment.

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 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.Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

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About Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
446 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8808 2045

About Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is in the heart of Tottenham, serving a diverse inner city community celebrating a wealth of language and cultures. In 2017/18, we were the highest performing primary academy in the Harris Federation, and in the top 3% in the country for progress.Our Academy opened in September 2012; one of the48academies within the Harris Federation. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providingsupport, care, enrichment and challenge as they come through our doors. We give them opportunities to enjoy their learningand prepare them for future academic success as well as happy lives. We have a unique creative curriculum, a clear vision, high expectations, strong moral values and a love of learning. Our academy is a multi-cultural, multi-faith family where children learn together. All of our staff are primary specialists and we work together to promote the core values of the Academy and make sure that our children are safe and happy. The Executive Principal of our Academy is Mrs Joanne Taylor and assisted by Vice Principals, Mrs Sinem and Ms Martin. The Chair of Governors is Mr Mario Barosevcic.   'We believe that confidence,self esteemand strong moral values are the keys to successful futures; that all children can make a difference in the world they live. Therefore at HPACP we develop a ‘can-do’ attitude; empowering every member of the school family to embrace challenge, take risks and aspire to achieve… ‘exceedingly, abundantly, above all we can think or imagine.' - HPACP Mission Statement Why work at Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park? A supportive environment of excellent teachers and support staff Enthusiastic, well behaved and motivated pupils A creative, enriched curriculum where science, ICT and arts matter A wealth of events and school trips to engage children in the richness of London’s cultural heritage. Outstanding progress and outcomes for all children

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