8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subjects
Early years, KS1, KS2, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Scale (London Fringe)

Job summary

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is currently looking to appoint an outstanding, experienced qualified teacher as Assistant Principal in this thriving primary academy.

Your opportunity

This is an exciting leadership position within a supportive, friendly and highly experienced academy team. As an academy that maintains its vision for transformative education for our students, we are looking for a highly visible, proactive leader to join us as Assistant Principal.

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is a thriving, diverse and friendly three-form entry academy that launched in September 2014 and is funded through the free school programme. We serve the communities of Chafford Hundred and West Thurrock. We moved into our brand new building, capable of accommodating five forms of entry, in 2016, and were rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2017.

As part of our team, you will benefit from a responsive, supportive team of staff with unrivalled progression opportunities going all the way up to Executive Principalship. We also provide full support through our National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL) pathway. The course draws on the leadership expertise of Harris executive leaders and Directors as well as other successful MATs from across the country, providing a national standard of excellence in training.

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. 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.

​​​​​​​Interviews for this role will take place on 22nd and 23rd April 2021.

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. Visit the Harris careers 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

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
Primary
School size
746 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0203 772 4588

About Harris Primary Academy Mayflower

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is a thriving, diverse and friendly five form entry academy that launched in September 2014 and is funded through the free school programme. We serve the communities of Chafford Hundred and West Thurrock. Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is a successful academy judged outstanding in every category in our May 2017 Ofsted inspection.

We work very closely together and share the very best practice and leadership knowledge and capacity to make the education we offer outstanding. Our shared belief is that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school and our commitment to excellence is encapsulated in our vision statement: "Excellence, Every child, Every day."

Our Core values of : Manners, Perseverance, Responsibility, Community and Achievement, underpin everything that happens at Harris Primary Academy Mayflower. They are our foundations and we have a clear expectation that all adults as well as children and staff model and respect these values both inside and outside the academy.

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Mayflower?

An Ofsted 'Outstanding' academy: “All staff set high expectations and share a strong determination to help pupils achieve as successfully as possible. Pupils mirror this resolve and make every effort to meet these expectations.”

A new building, with state-of-the-art facilities, in which to teach and learn

A strong and supportive team of colleagues, all working towards the shared belief that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school

A commitment to excellence encapsulated in our vision statement: "Excellence, Every Child, Every Day"

Generous Harris benefits and rewards package

School location

Mayflower Road, Chafford Hundred, Essex, RM16 6SA

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