Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    9 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS (Outer London) + TLR + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Job summary

We are looking for a dynamic and outstanding qualified Teacher of Design and Technology to raise standards of student attainment and achievement within the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support student progress.

Your opportunity

The purpose of this role is:

To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject area.
To raise standards of student attainment and achievement within the whole subject/curriculum area and to monitor and support student progress.
To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students studying in the department, in accordance with the aims of the academy and the curricular policies determined by the Governing Body and Principal.
To teach the relevant subject across the age and ability range.
To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
To effectively manage and deploy staff, financial and physical resources within the department
To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to join our team of committed staff who ‘share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve' (Ofsted). Exceptional professional development opportunities, whatever your level of development and ambitions, exist within the academy itself and as part of the very successful Harris Federation.

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.

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 are looking for:

A dynamic and outstanding experienced teacher, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
The ability to teach at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5
An ambitious person with high expectations for yourself and your students
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 further information.

Applying for the job

Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1209 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
info@harrispurley.org.uk
Contact phone number
0208 681 1141

About Harris Academy Purley

Harris Academy Purley is an oversubscribed 11-19 co-educational with currently 1000 students on roll, situated the Croydon/Surrey border excellent transport to central London, Surrey and south coast. Open since September 2009, we were judged Outstanding. The moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art new building in 2012. offers specialisms Enterprise Sport using its extensive playing fields. Our sixth form provision expanding increasing numbers of taking Mathematics Further Mathematics. Student progress top 10% nationally. We are happy, hard-working highly ambitious community which staff treat one another care respect. combines traditional values discipline good-manners contemporary best practice teaching technology. Ethos: school where given opportunity encouragement achieve their personal best. By time they leave Academy, want our young people be happy educated desire drive succeed. This means: Each student gets individual attention need thrive Teachers bring learning alive class sizes kept as small possible. Students participate broad range after-school activities. All contribute life by positions responsibility. may, for example, through directing play, captaining sports team or band. Everyone works together maintain safe orderly environment. instil mutual respect between have zero tolerance bullying any form. promote high expectations set standards excellence. Staying Sixth Form encouraged so that it becomes norm, not exception. being run conjunction

School location

Kendra Hall Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6DT

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