• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Scale (Outer London)

Job summary

Lead and inspire at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace.

We are seeking an outstanding, experienced qualified teacher to join the SLT at our high-performing academy as Senior Assistant Principal.

Your opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding leader to take on further leadership responsibility. You will line manage both subject and pastoral areas within one of our four Faculties in addition to overseeing Teaching and Learning.

You will have a wealth of opportunities to develop as a leader with the Harris Federation. We can offer you a range of bespoke courses and qualifications through our Teaching School, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQH for aspiring principals.

Succession planning is a key part of our success as a Federation, and we believe that we are at the forefront of developing the next generation of Leaders. We can help prepare you for your next Senior Leadership challenge, investing in your knowledge and expertise through regular support, coaching and a wide range of professional development and training.

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning.

Holding QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree and, ideally, a postgraduate qualification (such as MA, NPQSL or NQPH), you should have clear knowledge and understanding of current educational issues. You should have a minimum of four years' teaching experience, including substantial and recent experience at KS4 and KS5, and at least two at subject leadership level, where you should have proven success in raising achievement across at least two key stages. We are also looking for some experience of leading on cross-subject initiatives that have contributed to raising achievement.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.

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.

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.

Diversity and Equality

We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Additional allowances

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit the Harris careers website for more information.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1261 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0208 771 2261

About Harris City Academy Crystal Palace

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace opened as CTC in 1990 and converted to an September 2007. The is a mixed school for 1,300 students aged 11-18 recruiting from Croydon, Bromley, Lewisham, Southwark Lambeth. has twice been judged be outstanding by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection judging every aspect. Student progress top 3% nationally. We are ambitious school, delivering high quality education each one of our students. At we aim prepare young people ever-changing world that values self-confident, well-educated enterprising people. Our vision simple - ‘All Can Achieve’. Students at centre everything do give all necessary foundations success helping develop skills attributes will provide them real life-chances. expected work hard achieve their individual best academically, relevant 21st Century self-confidence sense purpose highly competitive global society. provides safe, yet challenging environment where can succeed excel, having highest expectations truly achieve. Ethos: long established, distinctive positive ethos which guides Preparation adult life underpins aims well developed culture established across aspects functions Academy. committed this reflected through Academy's deliver: Exam want get possible qualifications Challenge, relevance engagement fully involved learning Appropriate living, happiness Active citizens Self-identity feeling self-worth Opportunities experiences ignite Healthy habits embedded Why Palace? A successful school: oversubscribed country Croydon Attainment 8 2017 As Teaching School, able offer teachers extensive programme first class professional development vibrant community giving opportunities excel. All advantages academy group, including strong central team support, teaching leadership staff Generous rewards benefits package CPD Development School part Alliance number years, varied library subject specialist, safeguarding courses. programmes available site are  designed enrich upskill levels.  Led informed, specialist practitioners host industry rich backgrounds, multitude opportunity both internal external applicants.

School location

Maberley Road, London, SE19 2JH

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