• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2021

Job details

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

Job summary

Harris Academy South Norwood is currently looking to appoint a qualified teacher of French and/or Spanish to join its team of specialists.

Your opportunity

Due to reorganisation with the Academy into two distinct sites with their own character and identity, applicants will work at one of the two sites with minimal to no travel between them.

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 are looking for a creative and dynamic teacher, either experienced or NQT, who will be able to contribute to the development of the French and/or Spanish Curriculum at KS3, 4 and 5.

Strong subject knowledge and being able to teach up to and including A-level is essential, and you must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree. The appointed candidate will be well supported by an excellent induction programme and access to excellent facilities for teaching and learning.

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.

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 more information.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
2200 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
0208 405 5070

About Harris Academy South Norwood

Located five minutes from Norwood Junction train station, a transport hub ten minutes' journey London Bridge, Harris Academy South has belonging and personal growth as our touchstones. We believe that teaching students powerful knowledge developing their understanding of the world will help them become best version themselves: to turn mirrors into windows. The vision for every teacher, student leader is be outstanding – expectation clear, we foster culture academic excellence, ambition aspiration maintain this. All students, in particular most vulnerable, are nurtured cared holistic way. Being Business Enterprise brings unique opportunities develop learning ethos bring innovation heart its philosophy. want “business like” enterprising approach work how they deal with each other, teachers visitors Academy.   Why at Norwood? A dynamic curriculum, delivered through an business enterprise very technology resources across two sites warm, ambitious family staff governors passion Excellent professional development Federation network Generous benefits rewards package - see page further information

School location

Cumberlow Avenue, London, SE25 6AE

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