- Job role
- Key stages
- KS1, KS2
- Working pattern
- Part time
- Contract type
- MPS/UPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance (FTE)
Inspire our lively little learners!
We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspiring part-time science teacher to join our friendly, supportive and hardworking team at Harris Primary Academy Beckenham.
The successful candidate will establish outstanding Science practice across the academy, with the opportunity to bring science to life with practical experiments for our KS1 and KS2 pupils.
Main Areas of Responsibility
We are looking for someone who:
Is a great teacher with very high expectations of what can be achieved and proven track record in raising pupil attainment.
Is passionate about Science and has a good track record in teaching the subject.
Understands how children learn best and never give up on them.
Understands what high standards look like and how to attain them
Is flexible with a good sense of humour and an understanding of the ‘bigger picture’
Can coach and mentor others with demonstrable impact
Is an innovator who can take risks to make a project their own
Has a vision for what outstanding learning & teaching should look like in the teaching of Science
Is excited about leading Science across the school
Has a passion for teaching and will be able to drive, support and motivate others in a creative curriculum
Qualifications & Experience
Qualified teacher with proven experience.
Experience of establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, at all levels.
Experience of managing and being responsible for own workload.
In return we offer you:
A genuine opportunity to make a difference
High quality support and CPD to ensure that you are successful
An exciting, well organised and vibrant environment in which to work.
A fantastic community of parents and children who deserve the best
Enthusiastic staff, committed to raising standards
A vibrant multi-lingual and multi-cultural school community
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.
Applying for the job
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.
Before applying, please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your application.
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.More on how to apply (opens in new tab)
- School type
- Free School, ages 4 to 11
- Education phase
- School size
- 340 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 11
About Harris Primary Academy Beckenham
Our Academy opened in September 2015 to provide high quality primary places for local families. We are lucky to have a brand new, bright, modern and welcoming building for our school community, surrounded by green, open spaces with a wild wood area on site for outdoor learning.
Our friendly family of staff believe that every child is unique and that each deserves the opportunity to be happy, feel valued and experience success. We are fortunate to have a strong and committed partnership with our parent body who support this ethos.
We are part of a Federation of schools with an established track record in Bromley and across London. Our staff team is committed to ensuring that all of our children access the highest quality education in a safe and nurturing environment; all children can achieve, it is our job as educators to do everything possible to enable them to reach their true potential.