• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type
MPS (London Fringe) + £1,500 Harris Allowance

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a qualified full or part-time teacher of Maths to join our academy in September 2021.

Your opportunity

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the future of the subject, the department and the academy as a whole and therefore to progress rapidly both as an educator and a leader. The post will involve ensuring quality of delivery, assessment, achievement and progress in Maths at Harris Academy Riverside in years 7 to 11 and the promotion of an imaginative, extensive and immersive experience including relevant practical experience, visits and trips.

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. Applications are welcome from experienced teachers, NQTs, RQTs or beginning teachers who are committed and passionate about Maths and its impact on the overall development of students and who share our belief that every student can and should achieve. Applicants should have an engaging love of subject and an unwavering belief in the ability of pupils to exceed expectations, and must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

Candidates should have a drive to understand the thinking processes and drivers necessary for success in Maths in addition to the intellectual and psychological barriers to the learning of Maths and be prepared to research and strategise to ensure that students make the best possible progress. As an educator, the successful candidate should recognise the need for students to develop outstanding habits of behaviour and learning and therefore be prepared to think outside of his or her discipline in order to achieve these aims.

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
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
534 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01375 802060

About Harris Academy Riverside

About Harris Academy Riverside Located in Purfleet, Thurrock, serves a dedicated school community within vibrant, purpose-built building. We seek to develop both staff and students who are successful, confident happy. Providing adequate professional development opportunities as well ensuring you part of dedicated, open team staff. What we believe To become inspirational is process self development; it engage something which education educating; be act role model; someone inspires. This the expect our students. Through SLT Team, federation network policies, committed providing experience exceptional teaching development. aim promote strong sense belonging, provide blend high challenge support encourage teachers, wider community. If would like thriving academy joining fantastic staff, then hear from you. With CPD for teachers at any point their career, can envision journey growth Federation. “At developing outstanding habits behaviour learning. talk about right because what dictate actions day day. Having gives us space think, create enjoy.” Mr A Betts, Principal Vision seeks happy, inspire with kindness compassion towards others. In daily routines, broad varied curriculum, methods through commitment world, belonging. support, Outstanding such self-awareness, kindness, appreciation, humility, politeness, self-expression self-presentation learning determination, resilience, organisation, reading, studying practice.

School location

London Road, Purfleet, Essex, RM19 1QY

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