• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Harris Academy Falconwood is currently looking to appoint a dynamic, qualified Teacher of Design and Technology (Product Design) to join their thriving academy.

Your opportunity

Harris Academy Falconwood is an exceptional learning environment with dedicated teaching and support staff committing to deliver transformative education. We are a friendly, open and supportive team with a collaborative culture embedded within our student and staff community.

The successful candidate can expect to work in an atmosphere of mutual support and co-operation. There will be ample opportunity to develop your teaching styles and learn or develop your leadership skills within our highly supportive teaching school.

If you would like to be a part of dedicated team, benefit from a supportive SLT Team and fantastic CPD opportunities, apply now.

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 whether in our central team or in one of our 47 academies. Join us in our mission to positively contribute to cultivating 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. We want to appoint staff who will make a difference to the Harris Academy Falconwood during this exciting and challenging time.

You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to students and young people from Bexley, Greenwich and the surrounding area, and to help build on the academy's outstanding track record of GCSE results. You should be able to teach Design and Technology to at least Key Stage 4 and hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

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
1194 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0208 304 4916

About Harris Academy Falconwood

Harris Academy Falconwood opened in September 2008. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a can-do, enterprising culture which everyone is stretched, nurtured encouraged. Our accommodation since 2011 has been new purpose built academy to the value of £25 million. At Falconwood, our learning ethos at heart ensuring achievement success all students. Learning highly structured terms routines we expect students respect engage in, every lesson. Join community dedicated, friendly staff standing by upholding its mission: "Since 2008, key focus raise aspirations for maximise their prospects achieving best possible standards - academically socially. Thanks own hard work support hardworking teachers, majority meet or even exceed both expectations." Terrie Askew, Principal Why Falconwood? opportunity an judged 'Good' Ofsted A culture, combining traditional values discipline, good behaviour contemporary practice teaching technology stunning building, offering environment teach learn

School location

The Green, Welling, Kent, DA16 2PE

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