7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    12 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
Geography
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance + TLR

Job summary

Harris Academy Peckham are seeking to appoint an excellent, qualified teacher to join us as Subject Leader in our Geography department where students make outstanding progress at all levels.

Your opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to join our team of committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve. This role is a varied position with opportunity to oversee and establish outstanding provision within our Geography department. The successful candidate will be accountable to the Faculty Leader over provision of an engaging, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students.

Invest in your teaching journey with us. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

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.

You will be used to planning and delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. You will be a successful and ambitious teacher and hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

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.

Employee benefits

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.

Applying for the job

Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. 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

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
567 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0207 703 4417

About Harris Academy Peckham

About Harris Academy Peckham

Our vision at Harris Academy Peckham is to ensure every child achieves excellence in all aspects of academy life. We have high aspirations, both in terms of academic standards and personal development, in order to prepare students for the demands of the 21st century global workplace. We expect every child to excel, and will provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen. We give our students as many opportunities as possible. No matter what their ability, we want them to learn and experience as much as they can during their time at the Academy. We offer a full, broad and balanced curriculum, ensuring students of all academic abilities enjoy learning. Each student is given the individual care and attention they need to thrive and make maximum progress. This means that, alongside a strong academic education, we also ensure a strong welfare and personal development team is on hand to support our students every step of the way.

Why work at Harris Academy Peckham?

A place where all flourish, all feel valued and where achievement is the key to success.
An opportunity to join an ambitious academy at the heart of the local community, working with experienced and inspirational leaders towards an outstanding future.
The combination of the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching.
Generous Harris benefits package

School location

112 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5DZ

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