• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS (Inner London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + TLR Available

Job summary

Inspire the next generation of pioneers at Harris Academy Tottenham.

We would like to appoint a dynamic and inspirational qualified teacher of English. We are looking for an effective and enthusiastic English teacher who will be able to complement our dedicated team of outstanding practitioners.

Your opportunity

We will make a commitment to providing you with the highest quality CPD, both within the Academy and through the Harris Federation, to ensure that you are always at the forefront of teaching and learning innovation. 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 to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

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 ideal candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and will be creative and passionate about sharing that knowledge with our students. Holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will be committed to attaining the highest standards and expecting excellence from our young people. As the academy grows you will be part of a team that will deliver and lead the subject through a variety of innovative approaches including curriculum design, teaching strategies, use of technology and intervention programmes that will create an environment where every classroom offers outstanding provision for students.

In selecting an English teacher to join our team we will be looking for an aspirational person, able to be a key player in developing an exceptional academy: someone with the ability to help build the commitment of all stakeholders to a culture of constant excellence.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

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.

Additional allowances

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 further information.

School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1016 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number
020 3772 4243

About Harris Academy Tottenham

About Harris Academy Tottenham opened in September 2014. As an all-through school, it has begun with a Reception its Primary phase and Year 7 Secondary phase. These phases will grow by year group each until reaches full capacity also have Sixth Form. Our is based on ethos of excellence, encouraging students to fulfil our high expectations through dedicated committed approach. We combine the hallmarks traditional education progressive curriculum brand new facilities. Ethos At Tottenham, we instil hard work, dedication commitment learning, values. are: To ENDEAVOUR strive for your goals, maintaining highest ourselves. ENJOY take delight pleasure learning process; gain feeling success relentless passion drive. EXCEL achieve potential, mastery concepts ambition be best you can be. are innovative, open collaborative. would like fellow innovators, passionate pedagogists creative class leaders join us during this exciting time. With SLT team hand support guidance, there multitude CPD opportunities thrive on. You expect part fantastic teachers staff as well attentive, supportive work culture. brand-new facilities allow continue expanding offer, ensuring experiences both varied enriching. The premises undergone comprehensive programme refurbishment, reached completion May 2019. Sports Block 2019, including Hall, Activity Studio, Multi Use Game Areas. Having been recognised ‘Outstanding’ OFSTED June 2017, excited members delivering transformative experiences. inspectors commented that ‘learning business day’ sentiment underpins all do. Since then, school continues standards. “At Academy, children develop their academic scholarship alongside character; becoming citizens who credit local community. provide extensive extracurricular well-rounded person, ready prepared embark upon whichever pathway they desire. That only possible partnership exists between families colleagues partners at academy. incredibly proud close relationships colleagues, parents, governors pupils, indeed central do.” Lawrence Foley, Principal Why Tottenham? opportunity academy, judged 'Outstanding' Ofsted A calm, well-disciplined yet positive innovative environment Excellent prospects future promotion community parents deserve

School location

Ashley Road, London, N17 9LN

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