5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    8 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subjects
French, Languages, Spanish
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Scale (Outer London)

Job summary

Harris Garrard Academy is currently looking to appoint a dedicated and experienced qualified French or Spanish Teacher to join as Innovation Leader.

Your opportunity

Are you passionate about MFL and want to inspire students? Join our thriving academy to instil a lifelong love of learning in our students. We are currently looking for a highly dedicated Innovation Leader of MFL to join our academy.

As innovation leader, you will play a major role in determining future strategy for the department. This is a multi-faceted role, in which you will lead improvement in teaching and learning in MFL across the academy, including the implementation of innovative “next” practice in literacy for learning. You will promote this practice with the educational community, across the academy, the Harris Federation, and nationally through published articles, workshops and conferences including the Leadership and Innovation hub for London.

At Harris Garrard Academy, staff can expect to grow with us as we continue to innovate and evolve as an academy. We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. Our academy has a fantastic team of staff committed to learning, evolving and innovating together. As part of our staff team, you can expect to be encouraged toward your career ambitions with ample opportunity to flourish.

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.

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. The successful candidate will:

Have a minimum of three years' teaching experience, two of which should be at leadership level
Be able to provide evidence of leading, supporting and managing others, both individuals and teams, ensuring high quality performance
Be an enthusiastic and exceptional teacher with a proven track record of excellent results in public examinations
Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
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
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1295 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0208 320 4800

About Harris Garrard Academy

About Harris Garrard Academy is an all-through 3–18 academy with approximately 1350 pupils on roll and joined the Federation as a sponsored in September 2017. The based Thamesmead purpose built building. We are now journey towards “Outstanding”, led by highly experienced executive principals proven track records of school transformation. Our vision clear: nothing impossible everything possible, irrespective personal characteristics or background. Every problem has solution. believe we more robust, resilient determined team than group individuals. support, challenge hold each other to account at all levels within ensure that our students achieve their potential, motivated, engaged fully prepared for life beyond academy. Why work Academy? opportunity be involved transformation from very start A stunning working environment, purpose-built designed Norman Foster nominated Stirling Prize architecture 2004 motivated team, exceptionally talented senior leaders All advantages successful group, strong central teaching leadership staff Generous rewards benefits package Dedicated moving forward As one Harris’s academies, belong strong, cohesive Executive Principal Chris Everett wider SLT team. Staff can expect grow us continue innovate evolve With ample build CPD, your potential limitless us.

School location

Yarnton Way, Erith, Kent, DA18 4DW

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