5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    29 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Business studies
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Harris Academy Beckenham is looking for an enthusiastic and committed qualified Teacher of Business Studies to join our outstanding team from September 2021.

Your opportunity

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a qualified Business Studies teacher, and there may be the opportunity for additional responsibilities for the right candidate. The appointed candidate will be well supported by an excellent induction programme.

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. Join us in our mission to cultivate an exceptional learning environment for all our students.

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 holds QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, and should be able to contribute to the planning of the curriculum from KS3-KS5.

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.

Learn more About Harris and our Vision and Values

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 via the link 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. Applications will only be considered if submitted online and before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1174 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0208 650 8694

About Harris Academy Beckenham

About Harris Academy Beckenham: Since opening in 2011, Beckenham has gone from strength to strength. We have been oversubscribed for the last three years, rapidly becoming school of choice local area. Our GCSE and A Level results improved each year, with our English Maths combined score 2016 reaching an outstanding 80% A*-C. ambition aspiration will ensure that we continue focus on success all students, irrespective background. converting, dramatically secured a judgment ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted 2017. Why work at Beckenham? ‘The school’s culture is clearly demonstrated classes. Teachers are aspirational their pupils set high expectations them. Pupils respond positively. They determined do best confident about meeting ambitious targets by teachers.’ (OFSTED 2017) invest training resources staff help them make lessons fun, interesting engaging. Class sizes kept as small possible place firm emphasis good behaviour so students can learn calm orderly environment. It ethos "Aspire, Discover, Achieve" was recognised praised recent inspection, which contributed being judged ‘outstanding’ every category. In addition, progress made placing us most successful Bromley (Progress 8 2016), vastly impressed inspectors. harmonious community excellent relationships between staff, focused mature attitude towards academic studies studies. ‘Pupils’ conduct around exemplary environment.’ aims create scientific learners, train resilience, reflectiveness, resourcefulness reciprocity. These crucial skills underpin enterprising learning already had significant impact students’ progress. order equip required be eloquent writers, readers speakers, innovative WORD programme placed heart curriculum. raising aspirations level this performance, intend sustain improve these further year year. enriching, swiftly improving academy, brand new premises September Come see action: visits strongly encouraged very welcome. Please call 0208 650 8694 or email info@harrisbeckenham.org.uk arrange time come informal conversation Principal.

School location

Manor Way, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3SJ

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