English, Media studies
Leadership Scale (Outer London)
We are seeking an outstanding, experienced, qualified teacher to work within our high performing academy as Faculty Coordinator (Head of English and Media).
English is taught across all Key Stages and is a core subject, for all students, at Key Stages 3 and 4. English Literature is taught at AS and at A2 level at Key Stage 5. The department, as a core subject, is vital to the achievement of the Academy and, as such, is promoted as being of high importance to the students. There is a range of strategies in place which are focused on supporting students in increasing their own skills, knowledge and awareness of the English curriculum. Students’ progress and achievements are valued greatly. The staff are encouraged to use and develop a wide range of strategies to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the area.
You will have a wealth of opportunities to develop as a leader with the Harris Federation. We can offer you a range of bespoke courses and qualifications through our Teaching School, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQH for aspiring principals.
Succession planning is a key part of our success as a Federation, and we believe that we are at the forefront of developing the next generation of Leaders. We can help prepare you for your next Senior Leadership challenge, investing in your knowledge and expertise through regular support, coaching and a wide range of professional development and training.
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. 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.
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.
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 more information.
1261 pupils enrolled
11 to 18
About Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace opened as CTC in 1990 and converted to an September 2007. The is a mixed school for 1,300 students aged 11-18 recruiting from Croydon, Bromley, Lewisham, Southwark Lambeth. has twice been judged be outstanding by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection judging every aspect. Student progress top 3% nationally. We are ambitious school, delivering high quality education each one of our students. At we aim prepare young people ever-changing world that values self-confident, well-educated enterprising people. Our vision simple - ‘All Can Achieve’. Students at centre everything do give all necessary foundations success helping develop skills attributes will provide them real life-chances. expected work hard achieve their individual best academically, relevant 21st Century self-confidence sense purpose highly competitive global society. provides safe, yet challenging environment where can succeed excel, having highest expectations truly achieve. Ethos: long established, distinctive positive ethos which guides Preparation adult life underpins aims well developed culture established across aspects functions Academy. committed this reflected through Academy's deliver: Exam want get possible qualifications Challenge, relevance engagement fully involved learning Appropriate living, happiness Active citizens Self-identity feeling self-worth Opportunities experiences ignite Healthy habits embedded Why Palace? A successful school: oversubscribed country Croydon Attainment 8 2017 As Teaching School, able offer teachers extensive programme first class professional development vibrant community giving opportunities excel. All advantages academy group, including strong central team support, teaching leadership staff Generous rewards benefits package CPD Development School part Alliance number years, varied library subject specialist, safeguarding courses. programmes available site are designed enrich upskill levels. Led informed, specialist practitioners host industry rich backgrounds, multitude opportunity both internal external applicants.