• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + TLR

Job summary

Harris Garrard Academy are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and qualified teacher to join our academy as Deputy Director of Design and Technology.

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. We are looking for:


  • Experience of teaching and strong knowledge of Design & Technology curriculum

  • A qualified teacher to teach across all key stages and who has excellent subject knowledge;

  • A committed practitioner, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning and who will expect excellence from the students;

  • A collaborative and motivated individual who will lead the subject through a variety of innovative approaches including curriculum design, teaching strategies, use of technology and intervention programmes;

  • QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification. 

Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement. Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career. 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.

Safeguarding Notice

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.

Diversity and Equality 
We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Additional allowances

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit the Harris Careers website for further information.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1295 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Contact phone number
0208 320 4800

About Harris Garrard Academy

Harris Garrard Academy is an all-through 3–18 academy with approximately 1350 pupils on roll and joined the Federation as a sponsored in September 2017. The based Thamesmead purpose built building. We are now journey towards “Outstanding”, led by highly experienced executive principals proven track records of school transformation. 

Our vision is clear: nothing impossible everything possible, irrespective personal characteristics or background. Every problem has solution. believe we more robust, resilient determined team than group individuals. support, challenge hold each other to account at all levels within ensure that our students achieve their potential, motivated, engaged fully prepared for life beyond academy.

School location

Yarnton Way, Erith, Kent, DA18 4DW

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