• Expected start date

    4 January 2021

  • Application deadline

    2 December 2020 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2020

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Salary
MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich is currently looking to appoint a dedicated and inspiring qualified class teacher to join their thriving academy, teaching in KS2.

Your opportunity

This is an exciting position, which could offer excellent career progression and development. 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. 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. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about, and experienced in implementing current good practice. We are looking for an outstanding practitioner and team player, who enjoys teaching, has a desire to contribute to the development of the school and has:

Good experience of teaching within KS2;
A passion for children's learning and development;
High expectations for all children and a desire to raise standards;
High aspirations for themselves and a commitment to further development;
QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree.
Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Interviews for this role will take place on 10th and 11th December 2020.

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 more details.

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
Primary
School size
337 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0203 772 4573

About Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich

About Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2014 as a two-form entry primary school and is now well established in the community, housed in our brand new modern, bright building and educating five year groups up to Year 4. Our academy is a warm, welcoming place to work and learn, situated right in the heart of East Dulwich, on the vibrant Lordship Lane. In May 2017, the academy was judged to be outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and in July 2017 was the first Free School in the country to achieve UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School Award at Level 1.

Children lie at the heart of what we do at Harris Primary East Dulwich. We are a happy, ambitious and inclusive school, reflecting the rich diversity of families in our area. We were delighted in May 2017 when Ofsted judged us to be 'outstanding' in all areas.

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich is one of East Dulwich’s newest schools and is part of The Harris Federation of Schools which has an established track record of high standards. In 2017, the Academy was graded OUTSTANDING in all areas by OFSTED.

Our vision - Achieving Success Together - recognises the importance of the relationship between school and home in children’s development. Parents/carers are welcome as partners in their child’s education and there is a strong parent group who work hard to promote the school, raise funds and support learning.

We provide a vibrant learning environment which nurtures and supports children. Pupils are encouraged to be responsible for their learning, to grow in confidence and become independent. In recognition of the work in this area, the school received UNICEF's Rights Respecting School Award in 2017.

We offer an exciting and engaging curriculum where teachers and pupils work together to ensure high quality learning experiences that enable every pupil to achieve their very best. This includes well-structured lessons, opportunities to learn to play a musical instrument, to use new technologies, to learn outside the classroom through engaging educational visits and to learn away from home through high quality residential trips in Key Stage 2.

Why work at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich?

Excellent professional development opportunities;
An ambitious, successful and vibrant place to work, with a brand new building and superb facilities;
Children who are bright, confident and eager to learn;
A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
A senior leadership team that is committed to developing others.

School location

173 Lordship Lane, London, SE22 8HA

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