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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Drama

Working pattern

Full time, part time: We are happy to consider full or part-time hours for this role.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£38,745-£49,666 + TLR

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (Inner London) + TLR + £2,000 Harris Allowance

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a qualified teacher with subject leadership experience to join Harris Academy Clapham as Subject Leader of Drama.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, and, ideally, further qualifications and evidence of continuous self-development and updated knowledge in relevant areas
  • Have a minimum of three years' teaching experience, ideally including KS5 and in multi-ethnic urban schools
  • Understand the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning
  • Have knowledge of National Curriculum requirements at KS3, KS4, and KS5
  • Have experience of delivering high quality INSET to teaching staff within subject area, and of using coaching as a model for ensuring ongoing professional development
  • Ideally, be able to show evidence of leading, supporting and managing others, both individuals and teams, ensuring high quality performance
  • Be able to prove their success in raising achievement as a subject leader or classroom practitioner
  • Have successful experience of processes of monitoring, evaluation and review that provide performance data that can be used to improve the quality of teaching and learning
  • Have a good level of ICT skills and experience of how new technologies can be used to raise achievement
  • Have recent experience of involvement in innovative curriculum development
  • Have ideas of how Language, Literacy and Numeracy can be used across the curriculum to raise standards
  • Have experience of embedding innovative strategies for improving teaching and learning and of managing and implementing change successfully


What the school offers its staff

The vision of Harris Academy Clapham is a simple one. From our opening in September 2020, our academy is a place where‘everything is possible'.

TheClapham curriculumis designed to meet the needs, aspirations and abilities of every one of our students. Our aim is to improve their life chances and enable them to make a positive contribution to the city and world in which they live.

At Harris Clapham, the curriculum is delivered through high-quality teaching. This is codified in our research-informed approach to pedagogy, which we call the Clapham Way.

Through the Clapham academic, enrichment and pastoral curriculum we expect our students to develop powerful knowledge and the following values and character attributes that will enable them to achieve our vision that ‘Everything is Possible'.

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.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

The main responsibilities of your role will be:

  • To establish outstanding provision within the subject area. This to include all programmes, systems and structures taking account of the academy's vision and values leading to outstanding teaching and learning.
  • To be accountable for student progress and development in the subject area across KS3, KS4 and Sixth form, including meeting student achievement targets for subject areas which are agreed by the Principal and the Governing Body.
  • To ensure high standards of teaching and learning across the subject area through continuously, developing and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.
  • To ensure the provision of an appropriately engaging, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students in the subject area, in accordance with the academy aims and policies, as determined by the Principal and Governing Body.
  • To ensure that all school policies and procedures are implemented and applied consistently by all colleagues in the subject area.
  • To effectively and efficiently manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources across the subject area, with the support and working alongside the MLG/ALG.
  • To lead development for literacy, within subject areas, to raise standards of Literacy across the Academy.


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 Clapham

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
582 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0204 513 9350

The vision of Harris Academy Clapham is a simple one. From our opening in September 2020, our academy is a place where ‘everything is possible’.

The Clapham curriculum is designed to meet the needs, aspirations and abilities of individual students. Our aim is to improve their life chances and enable them to make a positive contribution to the city and world in which they live.

By this we mean that:

every student is supported to fully develop their academic and personal talents; we help students to go on and achieve their dreams and help others
we work with our families to support all our students, including those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities
we are a supportive part of the Lambeth community, working with our neighbours and others as best we can
every member of staff is supported in becoming the best that they can be, including their future career prospects and ambitions.
Through the Clapham academic, enrichment and pastoral curriculum we expect our students to develop powerful knowledge and the following values and character attributes that will enable them to achieve our vision that ‘Everything is Possible’:

Our key values
Endeavour for excellence

Learning to work hard and relish challenge.
Learning to never give up.
Learning to take sensible risks.
Learning to always strive for the best for themselves and each other.
Integrity and honesty

Always acting with kindness.
Treating others the way they would like to be treated.
Self-belief with a global view

Growing to have the agency to achieve their ambitions for themselves and the wider world.
A central core of our ethos is to fully develop students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural wellbeing. We ensure that our students understand their role in making the academy and their community a safer and better place. We do this in a wide variety of ways, including after-school activities, during lessons, school visits and working with a range of external organisations such as local and national charities.

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