- MPS (London Fringe) + £1,500 Harris Allowance
Class Teacher job summary
We are looking for a talented class teacher to join us at Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred.
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. Join a community of dedicated, friendly staff standing by and upholding its mission in creating and maintaining a supportive and thriving learning environment.
Main Areas of Responsibility
We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in Essex, 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
Qualifications & Experience
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.
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.
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.
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
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.More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
About Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred
- School type
- Academy, ages 3 to 11
- School size
- 671 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 3 to 11
Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred is a three form entry Academy located in the heart of Chafford Hundred, which is a modern development bordering Lakeside and Thurrock, serving a vibrant and diverse community. Chafford Hundred has good links to central London as well as being accessible from Kent and Essex.
We offer each child an education, which inspires and prepares them for academic and personal success, both now and in the future. Our shared belief is that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school and our commitment to excellence is encapsulated in our vision statement: "Excellence, Every Child, Every Day." Our staff and Governors share this vision and work together to see that every child reaches their potential.
Our Core values of: Teamwork, Resilience, Respect, Responsibility and Community underpin everything that happens at Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred. 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.
Our team are committed to every child, and aim to develop confident and creative learners who leave the academy ready for High School. We proudly celebrate our children’s diversity and achievements, from both school and at home.