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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subjects
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Lead Practitioner Scale 3-8 (Outer London)

Job summary

Join us in providing outstanding teaching and learning experiences for our pupils. We are looking for a qualified, experienced teacher to join Harris Academy Sutton as Lead Practitioner of Science.

Main Areas of Responsibility
You will play a leading and highly visible role in the improvement of teaching and learning of the Faculty and academic success of all students, ensuring the highest standards of teaching, learning and achievement and leading in the monitoring, evaluation and review of standards and provision in the subject area.

The general expectations of this role are:

To collaborate as a member of the Lead Practitioner Team in order to build and realise the shared vision of excellence and high standards for all students.
To account for students’ performance in line with Academy procedures.
To provide the Governing Body with relevant and accurate information relating to the Faculty’s performance and development.
To support and participate in the work of the Harris Federation, including strand or subject groups as appropriate.
To contribute actively towards the formulation of all Academy policies and procedures, ensuring their consistent implementation.
To ensure high quality teaching and learning in the Faculty or across the Academy.
To participate in duties at lunch, break, before, during and after school the Academy day.
To ensure that the subject knowledge of staff in the Faculty is exemplary.
To ensure that behaviour in the Faculty is exemplary.
To ensure that Schemes of Learning and Independent Work books are of a high quality.
Qualifications & Experience
The successful candidate will:

Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, and, ideally, be able to show evidence of ongoing professional development
Demonstrate outstanding teaching practice and excellent behaviour management
Have experience of lesson observations and giving robust feedback
Have experience of improvement planning and of implementing a range of strategies to raise student achievement, with evidence of success
Be able to contribute to improving on the quality of learning and teaching and curriculum
Have a proven track record of excellent results at KS3 and 4, and, ideally, experience of teaching to KS5
Have experience of high quality pupil tracking and feedback practices
Ideally, have experience of working with governors and of working in more than one school
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.

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
Secondary
School size
648 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
0203 962 4500

About Harris Academy Sutton

We are a new Academy moving into our first year of GCSE studies situated in the centre of Sutton on the site of the London Cancer Hub. We are settling in to our £40 million state-of-the-art Passivhaus building and are looking for a committed and passionate subject specialist to join our growing community and support our students as they look to progress into an ever-more competitive workplace. As much as the experience that candidates may bring to the role it is the attitude, character and ability to read the context of our growing Academy that will set the best apart.

School location

2 Chiltern Road, Sutton, SM2 5RD

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