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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
English
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS (London Fringe) + £1,500 Harris Allowance/Lead Practitioner Scale/TLR based on experience

Job summary

We are looking for an exceptional English teacher to join our team at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred.

You will join a committed and supportive team and have the opportunity to teach across key stages three, four and five.

We are happy to accept applications from teachers at any stage in their career: potential teachers who are seeking to be responsible for Key Stages (within English); become a Second in Department; teachers with the ambition to train to become Lead Practitioners, or existing Lead Practitioners; ECTs; or those looking to experience an outstanding environment where they can focus on teaching.

You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post.

We are ideally looking for a teacher to start in January 2022, but a later start date will be considered for the right candidate.

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
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

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.

Additional allowances

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.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1420 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01375 484 580

About Harris Academy Chafford Hundred

Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Is a school for the future. We are highly ambitious and want every student to thrive at school, both academically and personally. We constantly strive to offer the very best educational experience so that our students are prepared for successful futures.

We invest in professional development for our staff and advocate lifelong learning. Our students are wonderful and we work hard to foster excellent relationships between staff and students, creating a nurturing but focused atmosphere.

School location

Mayflower Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 6SA

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