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English Teacher

Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form, London, SE25 6EJ

This job expired on 13 October 2022

  • Start date details

    January

  • Closing date

    13 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS (Outer London)

Additional allowances

+ £1,500 Harris Allowance + Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

English Teacher job summary

Inspire, transform, teach! We are currently looking to appoint a dedicated and inspiring Teacher of English.

At Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form, you will join a dedicated team of teachers and staff supporting our vibrant students. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow, inspire and develop, this may be the role for you.

Ideally, our successful candidate will have an understanding of vocational courses at Level 2 and 3, along with a desire to contribute across Key Stages 4 and 5. There are opportunities for the candidate to take on additional responsibility in pastoral provision and enrichment.

The appointed candidate will be working with curriculum leaders in a multi-disciplinary approach to teaching and should have a desire to add value to the departments, along with helping to develop and guide the young people we teach.

Main Areas of Responsibility

The purpose of your role will be:

  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/form tutor
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment
  • To share and support the academy's responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth

Your main areas of responsibility will fall under the areas of:

  • Operational and strategic planning (including lesson planning, developing resources and syllabuses, and contributing to the departmental plan)
  • Curriculum planning
  • Staff development (including continuing professional development and engaging fully in the Performance Management Review process)
  • Quality assurance (including contributing to the process of monitoring and evaluating the subject area)
  • Management of information (including maintaining appropriate records and tracking student progress)
  • Communications with students, parents and other stakeholders
  • Pastoral system (including being a form tutor to a selected group of students)
  • Teaching, ensuring a high quality learning experience for students

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
  • Have successful teaching experience at secondary level (can be teaching practice), ideally including experience in multi-ethnic urban schools and of working in an 11-18 school
  • Understand the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning
  • Understand the importance of high expectations and equality of access for all students, and of being a tutor
  • Have knowledge of National Curriculum requirements at KS3 and KS4, and of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students' work
  • Be able to work as part of a team and to develop and maintain positive relationships with all staff
  • Have a good level of ICT skills, ideally including innovative use of interactive white boards
  • Be able to create a motivating and safe learning environment for all students
  • Be able to communicate positively with parents, carers and other external agencies where necessary
  • Have good written and spoken communication skills
  • Be able to lead and manage their own work effectively
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Be able to motivate students and raise their aspirations through a range of strategies

Professional Development & Benefits

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 to senior leadership.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.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

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.Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.


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About Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
School size
183 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19
Phone number
020 3370 9238

Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form Academy are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher of Business/Media to join our thriving vocational department. Currently we deliver Cambridge Nationals L2 in Enterprise and Marketing, Creative iMedia, Science, Health & Social Care, P.E., and Cambridge Technical Extended Diplomas L3 in Art, Business, Health & Social Care, Science and Media.

We are a dynamic department who aspire for strong subject knowledge and the ability to invest in the future of our school community and to help develop students in becoming valued and respected members of society. We are in a unique position to broaden the curriculum in the near future to provide a wide range of courses and curriculum for students by providing them with choices for further education and employment.

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