Class Teacher

Harris Primary Academy Haling Park, Croydon, Surrey

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Job summary

We wish to appoint a creative, inspiring and ambitious qualified primary teacher, experienced or NQT,to join our talented, growing academy team.

Your opportunity

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression;whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

What we are looking for:

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. At Harris Primary Academy Haling Park we have the highest possible aspirations for our staff and pupils. We expect all our children to make very good progress and develop the skills and personal qualities they will need for the future.

We welcome applications from experienced or newly qualified practitioners who will:

Model and 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 at the academy;
Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment;
Be innovative, highly motivated and eager to take a lead;
Have good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of our team.
You must hold QTS (or equivalent) to be considered for this role.

At Haling Park you would be working as part of a very supportive team. In addition to the benefits outlined, we offer excellent professional development opportunities provided by Harris Federation. We would also offer:

An ambitious, successful and vibrant place to work;
Children who are bright, confident and eager to learn;
A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
A senior leadership team that is highly committed to developing others.
Harris Benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
An Outer London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
The opportunity to work with our amazing children!
Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.

The Harris Federation

Harris Federation stands as the leading large Multi Academy Trust for both primary and secondary education in Greater London. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers is paramount to what we do. Social mobility has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation, which is why we have continuously set out to transform standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining us. We are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education in order to nurture their individual potential. Join us in creating spaces of learning where children everywhere are nurtured for their potential and given the tools necessary to shape their own future.

We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Employee benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
An Outer London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
The opportunity to work with our amazing children!

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 273 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Harris Primary Academy Haling Park website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@harrisfederation.org.uk

About Harris Primary Academy Haling Park

Harris Primary Academy Haling Park is a growing academy that opened in September 2014 to meet the demand from local families for new, high-quality places in South Croydon, and now educates children from Reception to Year 5, with Year 6 starting in September. We are judged Outstanding by Ofsted, and hold abelief that children thrive when they are consistently happy and safe at primary school.Here at Haling Park, we aim to provide a safe and happy environment for our children, where they can thrive and enjoy their learning.We are all ‘learning to be the best we can be’ and this ethos is underpinned by our Golden Rules and Values: Citizenship, Friendship, Kindness, Responsibility, Respect, and Resilience.

School location

50-58 Haling Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6HS