This job expired on 31 August 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 August 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
Leadership Scale (Outer London)

Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated qualified experienced Secondary Teacher to join us as Director of Learning in Mathematics.

Your opportunity

The purpose of your role will be:

To be accountable for student progress and development in maths across KS3, KS4 and post 16, including meeting student achievement targets as agreed by the Principal and the Governing Body.
To ensure high standards of teaching and learning across mathematics through continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.
To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students in maths, in accordance with the academy aims and policies, as determined by the Principal and Governing Body.
To ensure that all school policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all staff in mathematics.
To ensure agreed tutor programme is implemented and that tutors are effective in their role.
To ensure effective behaviour for learning is evident throughout faculty
To effectively and efficiently manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources across the maths.
To lead development for literacy, through the WORD strategy, within subject areas, to raise standards of Literacy across the Academy
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.

The successful candidate will:

Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a good, relevant undergraduate degree.
Be an excellent teacher with a minimum of two years' teaching experience.
Have proven success in raising achievement.
Have experience of leading others, ensuring high quality performance.
Have successful experience in implementation of monitoring, evaluation and review process to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
Demonstrate a high level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement.
Have recent experience of involvement in innovative curriculum development.
Have experience of presenting to a wide audience including teachers, other managers, students and parents.
Understand creative whole school strategies for improving literacy and numeracy and the importance of this in raising achievement.
Have some successful experience of leading on cross subject initiatives that have contributed to raising achievement.
Have experience of embedding innovative strategies for Assessment for Learning and Learning to Learn.
Have recent and relevant experience of managing and implementing change successfully at subject leader level.
Be willing to use coaching as a model for ensuring on-going professional development.
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.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1378 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Contact phone number
0208 320 4800

About Harris Garrard Academy

About 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 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. Why work Academy? opportunity be involved transformation from very start A stunning working environment, purpose-built designed Norman Foster nominated Stirling Prize architecture 2004 motivated team, exceptionally talented senior leaders All advantages successful group, strong central teaching leadership staff Generous rewards benefits package Dedicated moving forward As one Harris’s academies, belong strong, cohesive Executive Principal Chris Everett wider SLT team. Staff can expect grow us continue innovate evolve With ample build CPD, your potential limitless us.

School location

Yarnton Way, Erith, Kent, DA18 4DW

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