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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS (Inner London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + TLR

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious and dynamic Lead Teacher to join Harris Academy Wimbledon at this exciting time.

There is a great deal of collaborative working and sharing of good ideas about what works within secondary academies at Harris. The successful candidate will be joining a friendly and outward looking group where professional development and progression opportunities are second to none.

The successful candidate will have:

  • QTS (or equivalent) and a good, relevant undergraduate degree.
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience.
  • Proven success in raising achievement across at least two key stages.
  • Evidence of leading, supporting and managing others, both individuals and teams, ensuring high quality performance.
  • High level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement.

What the school offers its staff

Harris Academy Wimbledon opened in September 2018. We are a brand new, co-educational 11-18 school for the High Path area. We currently have 900 students in year 7-11 and will open a 6th form in September 2023.

Harris Academy Wimbledon promotes high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum, encourages participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empowers students to make decisions wisely. The curriculum is rich, diverse and personalised ensuring every student achieves his or her true potential. Academic success goes hand-in hand with a rich variety of enrichment and extra-curricular activities; these help foster a spirit of aspiration, resilience and joy in learning.

Professional learning is at the heart of academy the academy, supporting all staff in their development. The academy has a growth mindset approach where industry and commitment are seen as cultural virtues. Development of resilience, self esteem, managing risks/consequences and the ability to work effectively together all form a key part of the pastoral provision.

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 a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for non term-time only employees, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Your role will include:

  • To lead in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies for A Level Politics.
  • To use a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning appropriate to student needs and demands of the syllabus.
  • To ensure a high-quality learning experience for students which meets internal and external quality standards.
  • To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, subject area and Academy procedures.
  • To mark, grade and give written/verbal and diagnostic feedback as required.
  • To contribute to the subject area's Development Plan and its implementation.


Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.
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About Harris Academy Wimbledon

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
672 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
020 3962 4300

We opened in September 2018 and are a new, co-educational 11-18 school for the South Wimbledon area. We are now full in Years 7 – 11 and open HAWI6 (our 6th form) in September 2023. We are in a brand-new building with excellent facilities. Harris Academy Wimbledon promotes high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum, encourages participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empowers students to make decisions wisely. The curriculum is rich, diverse and personalised ensuring every student achieves his or her true potential. Academic success goes hand-in-hand with a rich variety of enrichment and extra-curricular activities; these activities help foster a spirit of aspiration, resilience and joy in learning. Professional learning is at the heart of academy supporting all staff in their development. ; The academy has a growth mindset approach where industry and commitment are seen as cultural virtues. Development of resilience, self-esteem, managing risks/consequences and the ability to work effectively together all form a key part of the pastoral provision.

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