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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Leadership contract

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Generous salary package based on experience and expertise

Additional allowances

Performance Bonus + Private Medical Insurance + Harris Benefits including relocation allowance where necessary

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting Principal opportunity for September 2023 at Harris Academy Battersea.

If you are a highly motivated senior leader with the school improvement skills and experience needed to lead an Outstanding academy where both staff and students thrive, then we want to hear for you.This is a unique opportunity to join a Federation with over 80 highly experienced school leaders, all of whom are committed to working together and transforming lives across London. We believe we are at the forefront of nurturing and developing academy leaders.

The position could suit an existing Principal/Headteacher, or a Deputy, who has the leadership skills to lead this Academy to future success. For first time Principals, we can provide the support needed in the form of individual mentoring from an established Harris Executive Principal, and for experienced school leaders we offer opportunities for progression to Executive Principalship.

The successful applicant must have a proven track record of school improvement, and have gained successful previous experience in leading, or as part of, an SLT to transform a school and raise outcomes. We are looking for a strong communicator who can demonstrate strengths in engaging with and inspiring not just staff, but also students and parents of the local community. You will provide the leadership and management necessary to secure high quality teaching and learning to further raise standards of achievement.

We are looking for an experienced senior leader who ideally has:

  • QTS, Degree, Further relevant professional studies
  • Relevant Further Degree or NPQH
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of current curriculum developments and how pupils learn
  • Leadership in curriculum development and monitoring and evaluation strategies
  • Proven track record of raising attainment in an urban, multi-ethnic environment
  • Track record of raising standards in English and Mathematics and good knowledge of raising standards in Literacy and Numeracy


What the school offers its staff

We offer a platform for leaders to complete their National Professional Qualifications via our National Institute for Teaching Campus, and we provide coaching, mentoring, insights and support to assist you in achieving your vision.

The successful applicant will have the chance to join a highly progressive, successful and innovative multi academy trust, and the opportunity to work alongside some of the country's most experienced, knowledgeable and committed education practitioners. Harris has a reputation for investing in and developing successful senior leaders, and our track record of performance demonstrates the impact our academy leaders have on delivering transformative change.


Further details about the role

As Principal, you will need to provide the leadership and management necessary to secure high quality teaching and learning to raise standards of achievement.The Principal's effective leadership will result in an academy where:

  • There is a positive ethos that reflects the Academy's commitment to high achievement, effective teaching and learning, and good relationships
  • Staff, governors and parents have confidence in the leadership and management of the Academy
  • Staff and governors recognise their accountability for their tasks and contribute fully to the development and successful implementation of policies and practices
  • The life of the Academy and the curriculum effectively promote students' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and prepare them for adult life
  • Effectiveness is kept under rigorous review, and links with the wider community contribute to students' attainment and personal development
  • Efficient and effective use is made of staff, accommodation and resources
  • Delegated responsibilities to ensuring that finance and administration are effective, and the carefully costed development plan is focused on improving educational outcomes


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, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Academy Battersea

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1031 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
02082537777

Harris Battersea was ranked 10th in the country in. With a Progress 8 score of +1.27, students achieve more than one grade higher than they would in an average school. Such progress, alongside the best A-level results in Wandsworth, reflect the exceptional dedication with which everyone in the academy has applied themselves.

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