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Teacher of Humanities

Harris Academy St John's Wood, London

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Humanities
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance

Job summary

Inspire the next generation of leaders at Harris Academy St John's Wood. We are looking for a committed qualified Teacher of Humanities with a real passion for their subject and vibrant enthusiasm to work with our brilliant students.

Your opportunity

We are striving for excellence in Determination, Dedication and Destiny. We are transforming an academy as we work towards outstanding performance in all areas.

You will receive the excellent support of an internal academy CPD programme but also externally across the Federation, joining a very positive, willing and committed team who will challenge and support you. The Federation has an excellent reputation for transforming student lives with an increasing number of outstanding academies.

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.

You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post. We are happy to accept applications from experienced teachers and NQTs.

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.

Applying for the job

Please download the Job Pack 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. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1301 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Contact email info@harrisstjohnswood.org.uk
Contact phone number 020 7722 8141

About Harris Academy St John's Wood

Building on strong historic roots within our local community, we are an excellent, high achieving secondary school that promotes creativity and academic scholarship. We have places for 210 students in Year 7 and 220 in Year 12. In September 2017, we joined the Harris Federation, which runs over 40 successful primary and secondary schools in and around London. The vast majority of Harris academies inspected by Ofsted is rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’, with the majority rated ‘outstanding’.

The core values and vision for the academy will be centred on dedication, determination and destiny. When students are dedicated to their studies and determined to succeed, all will achieve their destiny.

With consistent and outstanding teaching, we inspire the best in each student, whether they need to be stretched, are struggling, or are somewhere in the middle. Where students need extra help on a particular topic or skill, we coach them in small groups and even one-to-one. Special educational needs are catered for with care and expertise.

In our academy, learning does not begin and end at the classroom door. Our students regularly participate in after-school enrichment classes, activity days and educational visits, including inter-academy opportunities within the Federation, which help to bring learning alive.

Why work at Harris Academy St John's Wood?

An opportunity to join an ambitious new academy at the heart of the local community, working with experienced and inspirational leaders towards an outstanding future.
We expect impeccable students behaviour supported by traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching.
Opportunities for A Level teaching at one of the top performing Post 16 providers in the UK.
Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development

School location

Marlborough Hill, London, NW8 0NL

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