• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    6 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Committed to inspiring a love of English in students? We are looking for a qualified English teacher or Lead Practitioner to join our dedicated team at Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich and be a part of a supportive, innovative department and academy environment.

Your opportunity

This role would likely suit a committed teacher looking to extend their love of English in a driven, enriching culture of learning and with support from a highly successful, encouraging senior team.

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career 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 goals.

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. The successful applicant will be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will be able to contribute to the planning of our curriculum at KS3-5. The appointed candidate will be well supported by an excellent induction programme.

Applications are invited from NQTs as well as from experienced teachers who maybe considering becoming a Lead Practitioner. You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this role.

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.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
861 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0207 732 2276

About Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich

Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich is an 11-18 school for 1000 girls which opened as in September 2006. The benefits from a recent £20million investment new facilities and equipment. offers wide ranging rigorous curriculum with specialisms Enterprise Sport Health Sciences. has been recently judged by Ofsted to be 'Outstanding'. co-educational Post 16 Boys', together comprising capacity 400 Sixth Formers. Students benefit superb including modern teaching areas, state-of-the-art IT, sports hall, health science suite sixth form centre. We believe that our responsibility offer excellent provision meets the needs of all those whom we work. are proud inclusive, multi-cultural community providing inspiration vibrancy, safety support. When talk about community, mean students, staff, students’ families, governors, who work us live surrounding area. Ethos Our motto ‘Aspire, Learn, Succeed’. want students aspirational; them think what they do their lives, explore world where fit into it, can get well. therefore try give many different experiences opportunities – broaden horizons so begin really understand engage cultures, ideas countries. Why Work at HGAED great place At time when there much attention, deservedly so, on teacher wellbeing workloads, committed ensuring staff have work-life balance reducing unnecessary admin meetings. dedicate resources development, NPQSL qualifications meditation hacks such whole class feedback reduce workload. looking share commitment developing themselves personally well professionally, open development vision community. very strongly education transformative all. We’d love you part transformation lives. here supportive, ambitious happy. Head Art, Clare, writes ‘The astute, funny thirsty life. They invigorating I (most) them! keep me my toes. But most appreciate working climate encouraged, no matter how impossible may seem, seen some fantastic dreams come being, art gallery, debate cake sessions research centre starting gain momentum. Not schools would take risks truly value being listened challenged go beyond do. This not faint hearted but it's also if up innovative thinking classroom walls.

School location

Homestall Road, London, SE22 0NR

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