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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    7 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£53,005-£67,731

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (Inner London) + TLR1a + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher of Mathematics to work with the Head of Department and the mathematics team to deliver exceptional outcomes for students at Harris Academy Merton.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • QTS (or equivalent) and a good, relevant undergraduate degree
  • Minimum of four years' teaching experience
  • Proven success in raising achievement
  • Experience of leading others, ensuring high quality performance
  • Successful experience in implementation of monitoring, evaluation and review process to improve the quality of teaching and learning
  • High level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement
  • Recent experience of involvement in innovative curriculum development
  • Experience of presenting to a wide audience including teachers, other managers, students and parents
  • Good understanding of creative whole school strategies for improving literacy and numeracy and the importance of this in raising achievement
  • Some successful experience of leading on cross subject initiatives that have contributed to raising achievement
  • Experience of embedding innovative strategies for Assessment for Learning and Learning to Learn
  • Recent and relevant experience of managing and implementing change successfully at subject leader level
  • Willingness to use coaching as a model for ensuring on-going professional development

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.


What the school offers its staff

At Harris Academy Merton we promote the ethos ‘'Achievement is Success'' and believe every student has the right to the highest standard of education so that they can accomplish their aspirations. Our aim is to give every student an educational experience that is enjoyable and holistic so that they develop into responsible, articulate and successful young people.

We combine the traditional values of strong discipline, good manners, respect and pride in appearance with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology. With these core values embedded, we develop our students into confident and capable individuals that have a desire to excel academically and personally now and in the future.

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.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, 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 with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our website.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • To work with the Head of Department and the mathematics team to delivering exceptional student outcomes.
  • To be accountable for student progress and development in the mathematics area across KS3, KS4 and Post 16, including meeting student achievement targets for subject areas which are agreed by the Principal and the Governing Body.
  • To ensure consistently high standards of teaching and learning across the subject area 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 the subject area, 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 the subject area.
  • To ensure effective behaviour for learning is evident throughout the subject area.
  • To effectively and efficiently manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources across the subject area.
  • To lead development for numeracy, within all subject areas, to raise standards of numeracy across the Academy.


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 Academy Merton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1368 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8623 1000

About Harris Academy Merton

Harris Academy Merton serves students from Year 7 to Sixth Form, and has twice been judged Outstanding by Ofsted. The current student roll is 1200, with a planned increase in our Year 7 intake over the next two years taking our numbers from 180 to 240 students. Applications for places greatly exceed the places available. The academy is set in seven acres of land, containing five teaching blocks, a sports hall, a full size floodlit all weather pitch plus four full size floodlit tennis courts and our own playing fields as well as an administration building containing the assembly hall and dining hall. We are favourably located for public transport with good local access to bus, mainline train and underground links, as well as on-site parking for vehicles and bicycles.

Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Academy Merton are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 0208 623 1000 or info@harrismerton.org.uk to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

Arranging a visit to Harris Academy Merton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@harrismerton.org.uk.

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