- MPS/UPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + TLR
KS5 Lead in Maths job summary
Inspire, transform, teach! We are currently looking to appoint a dedicated and inspiring KS5 Lead in Mathematics to join our team in September 2022.
As a Teacher at Harris Girls' Academy Bromley, you will join a dedicated team of teachers and staff supporting our vibrant students. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow, inspire and develop, this may be the role for you.
Main Areas of Responsibility
Your purpose of your role will be:
To be accountable, alongside the Director of Learning, for student progress and development in the subject area across a specified key stage including meeting student achievement targets for the key stage which are agreed by the Line Manager.
To ensure that the curriculum for Key Stage 5 in the subject area is varied and personalised, with a rich range of extra-curricular opportunities and activities to supplement the timetabled sessions.
To ensure there are high standards of teaching and learning across Key Stage 5 through continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.
To ensure, alongside the Director of Learning, the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students in Key Stage 5 in the subject area, in accordance with the Academy aims and policies, as determined by the Line Manager, including planning and implementation of any changes to the specification.
To ensure that all Academy policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all staff Key Stage 5 in the subject area
To actively support the development of literacy, through the WORD strategy, within the subject area, to raise the standards of Literacy across the Academy.
To mentor and coach an ECT or TF colleague to ensure successful achievement of QTS/ ECT status
Qualifications & Experience
The successful candidate will have:
Hold QTS (or equivalent
Successful teaching experience at secondary level (can be teaching practice).
Understanding of theory and practice of effective teaching and learning.
Knowledge of National curriculum requirements at KS3 and KS5. Understanding of the importance of having high expectations for all students, both of behaviour and academic achievement.
Understanding of inclusive provision and practices which offer equality of access to the curriculum for all students, including special educational needs, as an additional language and high achievers.
Knowledge and experience of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students work.
Understanding the importance of being a Tutor.
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.
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.
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.
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About Harris Girls Academy Bromley
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1020 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley is a thriving, diverse and academically successful school for girls in New Beckenham. Our GCSE results are amongst the best in the country with progress being amongst the most successful schools nationally. We passionately believe in educating young women for the future and with specialisms in Science and Enterprise we are working hard to create opportunities for girls to be successful in English and maths as well as more traditional subjects like Classics and Latin.
Along with other single sex schools in Beckenham, we welcome boys and girls to join us in the Sixth Form and we are very proud of the contribution that they both make to the school. We are also founding members of the highly successful Harris Federation Sixth Form.
Combining the traditional values of courtesy, consideration, cooperation and smart uniform with the best of modern teaching methods and technology;
Providing strong and personalised pastoral care through a faculty structure that creates a strong sense of belonging and harmony with a dedicated team who support the transition from Primary school into Secondary school;
Involving girls in leadership and partnership across the Academy so that they can become confident and entrepreneurial young women and recognise that anything is possible if they endeavour to achieve;
Aiming to make learning challenging, engaging and relevant so that the girls become independent, happy and active in their learning;
Working in partnership with parents and involves them fully in their child’s education and in the wider life of the Academy.
We believe that every girl can and should achieve their full potential and our commitment is one of ensuring the girls develop a love of learning, a passion for enquiry and enterprise and a dedication to being the best that they can be. Our motto is: All Can: We Will.