8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 April 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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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

£38,245-£49,166

Pay scale

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

Additional allowances

+ Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Health Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + 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 Philip Lane 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.

The successful candidate will 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 Philip Lane opened in September 2012. We are sponsored by Lord Harris of Peckham and enjoy the benefits of being part of a high achieving Federation. All of our academies have been graded as 'Good' or 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane 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. We give them opportunities to enjoy their learning and 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 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.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for staff who work across the full year, and many other benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our website.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
439 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8808 3231

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane is a successful two form entry primary with part-time nursery located in North London. Our aim is to provide an education that is affirming, aspirational and transformational so that all our children leave us academically and emotionally equipped for their next stage. Our staff strive to provide the best possible education and opportunities for our children to face the challenges of the 21st century. We are welcoming and supportive. If you visit our website you can view our priorities, approaches, vision and values in more detail.

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