• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Early years, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS (Inner London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Job summary

We are looking for an outstanding, qualified EYFS teacher to join our wonderful and vibrant team from September 2021. The candidate will be a team player, dedicated, hard working and passionate about their job.

Your opportunity

Passionate about inspiring young people? Join us at Harris Primary Merton and inspire our lively little learners. Our dedicated team provides a supportive network both onsite as well as support across the Federation to ensure all our staff feel encouraged to do their best.

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career 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 goals. Join us in our mission to cultivate an exceptional learning environment for all our students.

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. We need:

QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree
At least two years’ experience within an English EYFS classroom
Ideally, RWI training (desirable but not essential)
An effective practitioner with high expectations
Commitment to achieving the best outcomes for all pupils
An innovative and highly motivated teacher
Commitment to ongoing professional development
An excellent communicator and team player
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.

Employee benefits

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 full details.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
523 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0208 679 3707

About Harris Primary Academy Merton

Harris Primary Academy Merton is a primary academy for local children aged two to 11. We opened in September 2014 and were rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted 2017. It our belief that thrive when they are consistently happy safe at school through expert teaching support all pupils can achieve high standard. have nursery available capacity of 60 2 form entry Pre School Year 6. also an additional resource base 20 who diagnosed with Autism. want truly enjoyable experience school. Our pupils’ achievements celebrated every day their lessons we proud kind, caring, self-assured eager learn. Why work Merton? Judged ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted: “The pursuit excellence the heart leaders staff. Morale high. The staff team fully behind principal’s vision has helped develop culture where expectations behaviour norm." A pupils' Children learn Part Federation, sharing best practice other academies building on Federation's proven track record borough Exceptional opportunities personal professional development

School location

Abbotts Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1JW

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