9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subjects
Chemistry, Science
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS (Outer London)

Job summary

We are seeking an outstanding Teacher of Chemistry to work within our high performing Academy. This position is open to both ECTs and more experienced teachers.

Main Areas of Responsibility
The purpose of your role will be:

To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/form tutor.
To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
To contribute to raising standards of student attainment
Your main area of responsibilities will be:

To assist in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies in the subject area.
To contribute to the subject area’s Improvement Plan and its implementation.
To attend all appropriate meetings.
To plan and prepare courses and lessons.
To contribute to the whole Academy’s planning activities.
Qualifications & Experience
The successful candidate will:

University graduate (Good Honours degree)
Evidence of successful teaching experience
Evidence of consistently good teaching and learning
The ability to use ICT effectively to engage students
An understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for good teaching and learning
The ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of learners
Evidence of pastoral experience
An interest in the wider curriculum

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

Equal Opportunities
The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Additional allowances

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, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Applying for the job

All applications must be made online via the apply link.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Before applying, please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your application.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. 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.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1291 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0208 771 2261

About Harris City Academy Crystal Palace

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a mixed Academy for 1,300 students aged 11-18, with a large sixth form of over 350 students. The Academy has three consecutive Outstanding judgments by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection in 2014 finding the Academy to be Outstanding in every aspect. We are a consistently high performing school; in 2019, our progress 8 score was 0.61, 94% of our students achieved a 4+ in English and 86% in maths. Our motto, ‘All Can Achieve’ encapsulates our vision that all members of the Academy community are supported and encouraged to achieve their absolute potential.

School location

Maberley Road, London, SE19 2JH

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