Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

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

Job summary

Calling all passionate, dedicated teachers: Harris Academy Clapham is now open! We are currently looking to appoint an experienced, innovative qualified Teacher to join us as Subject Leader of Humanities, specialising in Geography and teaching up to A Level.

Your opportunity

The role of the Subject Leader of Humanities will include:

Establishing world-class provision within the subject area, with a particular focus on the curriculum
Accountability for student progress, their high-quality work and a depth of vocabulary in the subject
Ensuring high standards of teaching and learning across the subject area
Ensuring that all academy policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all colleagues in the subject
Effectively and efficiently managing and deploying teaching and support staff, financial and physical resources across the subject area, with the support of and working alongside the Academy Leadership Group
Planning and delivering Humanities at A level and to the current Years 7 and 8.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. 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 need to have:

Subject expertise - you will be an experienced Teacher with specialist knowledge of Geography and be committed to ongoing professional development.
Flexibility - we are a new school, taking on our second cohort of Year 7 students in September 2021. We will have to work together.
Commitment - we will all need to go above and beyond to make our academy the best it can be.
Team spirit - all work is everybody's work.
Sense of humour - to be able to make each other laugh whilst focused on getting the job done.
Leadership drive and clear potential to build a successful team as we grow.
QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

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
Free School
Education phase
School size
Up to 975 pupils
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0204 513 9350

About Harris Academy Clapham

Harris Academy Clapham is a 11-16 school for 975 students. Our vision of ‘Everything possible’ encapsulates the opportunity we will offer our students and staff to become best they can possibly be. As brand-new secondary school, this allows us shape curriculum firmly rooted in subject discipline while embedding values integrity, honesty being global citizens. be both curious tenacious about their own learning – as you. purpose-built building have state-of-the-art specialist facilities that include design technology, all performing creative arts well dedicated science PE areas. Located within easy reach Common Brixton underground stations, at heart Lambeth. Your work power transform life opportunities where it needed most. You help ethos culture new academy benefit children south London. We fantastic ambitious opens first group Year 7 September 2020. The boys girls, mixed ability aged from years 11 16. brand building. fully equipped ensure teachers access resources need teach highest level. experts fields deep knowledge enable them support, challenge enthuse closely with Sixth Form, ensuring are able move on A-level vocational teaching available At Clapham, develop polite, well-rounded academically successful young people, ready challenges await them. appreciate demonstrate have: endeavour relish challenge, never give up learn take sensible risks self-belief believe go achieve ambitions act treating others way would like treated excellence not settling second or easiest option views understanding place world how make better place. broad balanced curriculum, particularly celebrating championing importance modern foreign language. Students wider range ways different cultures customs countries around world. leave sense achievement excel further lie ahead In summary, ‘everything

School location

Clarence Avenue, London, SW4 8LD

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