Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 September 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subjects
KS2, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Passionate about inspiring young people? Join us in inspiring our lively little learners.

The academy is looking to appoint a new KS2 teacher into our friendly, forward thinking and enthusiastic staff team.

Main Areas of Responsibility
We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. We welcome applications from practitioners who will:

Have regard to the curriculum for the school, and with a view to promoting the development of the abilities and aptitudes of the pupils in any class or group assigned:
Plan and prepare courses and lessons;
Teach, according to their educational needs, the pupils assigned to you;
Set and mark work to be carried out by the pupil in the Academy and elsewhere;
Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.\
Disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning for our children;
Be committed to on-going professional development;
Contribute to the wider life of the academy;
Maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment
Be innovative, highly motivated and eager
Have good interpersonal skills and are able to work well as part of a team
Qualifications & Experience
Successful experience of teaching the primary curriculum.
Good understanding of current theory and best practice in teaching and learning, particularly as it relates to achieving high rates of progress of children of primary age.
Good subject knowledge of core National Curriculum.
Good understanding of child development and progression and how this impacts on planning.
Understanding of effective strategies for managing behaviour within the classroom and in accordance with the school’s policy.
An understanding of equal opportunity issues and how they can be addressed in schools.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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.

Applying for the job

All applications must be made online via the apply link.

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

Before applying, please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your application.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. 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.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
345 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
01689 830383

About Harris Primary Academy Orpington

Harris Primary Academy Orpington is a 2 form entry primary academy, also encompassing an attached specialist provision for 20 pupils with high levels of special educational needs, serving an enriched and diverse community.

The academy is set within extensive playing fields and has a gymnasium, three playgrounds and woodland, which staff make full use of to deliver the curriculum.

School location

Dyke Drive, Orpington, Kent, BR5 4LZ

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