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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    31 May 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

History

Working pattern

Full time: Directed

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale (Inner London)

Additional allowances

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

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an outstanding History specialist to join us as Associate Assistant Principal, supporting the strategic and operational management, development and leadership of Harris Academy Bermondsey, 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

Harris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school with drive and ambition in the heart of London. Our students achieve the very highest standards in their education. Ofsted rated us as Outstanding in every one of their categories in November 2019.

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 includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for non term-time only employees, 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 Bermondsey

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
880 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0207 237 9316

Harris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school in the heart of London with drive and ambition. Ofsted rates us as Outstanding in every category, and we are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, ensuring that they have every opportunity to succeed by identifying and nurturing each one's individual talents. Our uncompromising but caring approach to education has put us as one of the highest performing schools nationally for student progress and has led to GCSE results that are above the national average.

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