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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£32,840-£44,189

Pay scale

MPS (London Fringe) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Additional allowances

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

What skills and experience we're looking for

Passionate about inspiring young people? Join us in inspiring the lively little learners at Harris Primary Academy Mayflower as a Class Teacher.

Our dedicated team provides a supportive network both onsite as well as support across the Federation to ensure all our staff feel encouraged to do their best. You will be part of a community of dedicated, friendly staff standing by and upholding its mission in creating and maintaining a supportive and thriving learning environment.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree
  • Successful experience of teaching the primary curriculum
  • Good understanding of current theory and best practice in teaching and learning, particularly as it relates to achieving high rates of progress of children of primary age
  • Good subject knowledge of core National Curriculum
  • Good understanding of child development and progression and how this impacts on planning
  • Understanding of effective strategies for managing behaviour within the classroom and in accordance with the school's policy
  • An understanding of equal opportunity issues and how they can be addressed in schools
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


What the school offers its staff

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is a successful academy that was judged outstanding in every category in our May 2017 Ofsted inspection.

We are a 5 form entry primary school, opening with a Reception cohort and are growing by a year group at a time with currently 902 pupils on roll from Nursery to Year 6. This will make our academy, which was funded under the free school programme with backing from Thurrock council, the Department for Education and the Harris Federation which sponsors the free school, the biggest primary free school in the country.

We are a sister school to Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred and

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. These foundations have enabled us to build high quality, inspiring education for our children within the two years the academy has been open. This is reflected in both the exceptional day to day practice here as well as the outstanding outcomes our children have achieved in each year.

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. We also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS, UPS or UQT Scale, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. We welcome applications from practitioners who will:

  • Have regard to the curriculum for the school, and with a view to promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the pupils in any class or group assigned:
  • Plan and prepare courses and lessons;
  • Teach, according to their educational needs, the pupils assigned to you;
  • Set and mark work to be carried out by the pupil in the Academy and elsewhere;
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.\
  • Disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning for our children;
  • Be committed to on-going professional development;
  • Contribute to the wider life of the academy;
  • Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment
  • Be innovative, highly motivated and eager
  • Have good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of a team


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 Primary Academy Mayflower

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
1028 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0203 772 4588

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.

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