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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    23 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS (London Fringe) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Additional allowances

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

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to increased pupil numbers next academic year, we are looking for an enthusiastic and energising Latin Teacher with a real drive and enthusiasm for the subject together with the motivation and subject knowledge to be able to challenge and inspire. The successful candidate must be a team player and will be expected to take an active involvement in the department and in school life in general.

The successful candidate will:

  • Confidently teach Latin up to A level standard
  • Confidently teach ancient history up to A Level standard
  • Be willing to take part in supporting the departments extra-curricular endeavours
  • Have knowledge of Ancient Greek (desirable)
  • Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
  • Have successful teaching experience at secondary level (can be teaching practice), ideally including experience in multi-ethnic urban schools and of working in an 11-18 school
  • Understand the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning
  • Understand the importance of high expectations and equality of access for all students, and of being a tutor
  • Have knowledge of National Curriculum requirements at KS3and KS4, and of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students' work
  • Be able to work as part of a team and to develop and maintain positive relationships with all staff
  • Have a good level of ICT skills, ideally including innovative use of interactive white boards
  • Be able to create a motivating and safe learning environment for all students
  • Be able to communicate positively with parents, carers and other external agencies where necessary
  • Have good written and spoken communication skills
  • Be able to lead and manage their own work effectively
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Be able to motivate students and raise their aspirations through a range of strategies


What the school offers its staff

Latin is taught to around 30-45 students in every year group and up to A level. All students have two periods of Latin per week. We follow the Cambridge Latin course fully up to Year 9. Pupils are prepared for Eduqas GCSE examination and OCR for A-Level Latin. In 2021/22, 95% of GCSE Latin candidates gained a grade 9-7 which is typical of results over the last five years. This year, our first cohort will sit the A-Level exam. In addition, over the last three years, we have achieved to expand our department by offering the subject to Year 10s and Ancient History up to A-Level. This has been a great success to our department, as we are currently teaching our first Year 12 cohort.

The Classics department offers many enrichment opportunities. Activities include expeditions abroad with annual trips to Pompeii and Greece and visits to local and national museums and theatres, as appropriate.

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 to senior leadership.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.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, 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, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.


Further details about the role

The purpose of your role will be:

  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/form tutor
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment
  • To share and support the academy's responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth

Your main areas of responsibility will fall under the areas of:

  • Operational and strategic planning (including lesson planning, developing resources and syllabuses, and contributing to the departmental plan)
  • Curriculum planning
  • Staff development (including continuing professional development and engaging fully in the Performance Management Review process)
  • Quality assurance (including contributing to the process of monitoring and evaluating the subject area)
  • Management of information (including maintaining appropriate records and tracking student progress)
  • Communications with students, parents and other stakeholders
  • Pastoral system (including being a form tutor to a selected group of students)
  • Teaching, ensuring a high quality learning experience for students


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 Chafford Hundred

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1491 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01375 484 580

Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 academy with a very strong reputation in the local community. With values of ‘Excel, Exceed and Explore’, the academy is a school for the future, preparing students for success through personalised learning, and improving continuously in every aspect of delivery.

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