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  • Start date details

    March or September

  • Closing date

    15 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Starting from March or September

Full-time equivalent salary

£36,014-£47,501

Pay scale

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

Additional allowances

Harris Wellbeing 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 Purley Way as a Class Teacher.

We have two fixed-term contracts available - one to start in March, and one to start in September.

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 Purley Way has been open since 2016 and is Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' in all areas. At full capacity there will be 21 classes from Reception to Year 6. We opened with a Reception cohort and are growing by a year group at a time with currently over 430 pupils on roll from Reception to Year 6.

The whole community strive for Harris Primary Academy Purley Way to be the best it can possibly be which is encapsulated by our vision statement: “Excellence for All”. Our core values of: Positivity, Ambition and Growth, underpin everything that happens in our academy and we have high expectations that these are followed and modelled by all staff, parents and children.

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 for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

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.

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 Purley Way

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
438 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
020 3872 1970

Harris Primary Academy Purley Way opened in 2016 with its first cohort of Reception children and their families, and now educates children from Reception to Year 2. Since 2017, the academy has been based in purpose built, three storey building, with state of the art technology and resources and facilities to support the school on its journey to Outstanding. Harris Primary Academy Purley Way will grow year on year to provide classes from Reception to Year 6 and offer three forms of entry by 2022.

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