Director of Science

Harris Girls Academy Bromley, Beckenham, Kent


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £29,096 to £39,702

Job summary

Passionate about making a difference? Join us at Harris Girls' Bromley Academy. We are looking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and enthusiastic qualified teacher to join us as Director of Science.

Your opportunity

Harris Girls' Bromley Academy is looking for dedicated, inspiring leaders to join them in shaping young people with transformative education. At Harris Bromley, we are forward-thinking, creative and dedicated to uplifting staff and students towards their aspirations.

As Director of Science, the successful candidate will oversee the delivery of Science ensuring the curriculum is both broad and balanced. This role will likely suit a qualified teacher with experience in department leadership.

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. Additional responsibilities will be available for an exceptional candidate.

In line with the Government’s announcement, our academy is closed until further notice. However, during this period it is our intention to continue with critical recruitment for key positions starting in September 2020. In place of academy interviews, alternative options will be offered so that no one is at a disadvantage, and applicants should expect telephone or virtual interviews, with the possibility of onsite academy interviews only in special cases. We want to reassure applicants that effective measures have been implemented to ensure their health and wellbeing whilst on academy premises.

Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.

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
- 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 students!

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 934 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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Website Harris Girls Academy Bromley website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Harris Girls Academy Bromley

Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is the number one school in Bromley for progress and one of the most successful schools in the country, with progress being amongst the top 1% of schools this year at +1.09 (Progress 8 2017). We are very proud of our academic and cultural achievements and are ambitious about the future. At Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley, we aim to ensure that every student is inspired and supported to achieve her personal best in a creative and enterprising culture where learning comes first. Through the development of our learning ethos of CORE, we encourage the girls to become Committed, Optimistic, Resilient and Enterprising. We believe that every girl can and should achieve their full potential and our commitment is one of ensuring our students develop a love of learning, a passion for enquiry and enterprise and a dedication to being the best that they can be. Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is an outstanding school, offering students and staff state-of-the-art facilities in new and recently refurbished buildings. Our examination results place us amongst the very best in the country and we believe that with high quality teaching and support our girls will become responsible and successful in their chosen paths. We believe that teaching is a craft and continually strive to become even better at it; our high quality CPD supports ambitious and hardworking colleagues to make a real difference to the lives of our students. If you are passionate about your subject, committed to your own learning and keen to make a difference; this could be the academy for you. Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Girls' Academy Bromley are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 020 8778 5917 or email to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

School location

Lennard Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 1QR