We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, skilled and knowledgeable teacher of PE. This is part of the next wave of staff recruitment as our Academy grows and takes on its final cohort of students in September 2024, taking us to full capacity.
We welcome applications from both experienced and Early Career Teachers. You will join a well-established, highly supportive and collaborative subject team. Staff within PE benefit from shared curriculum planning, the support of Federation subject consultants and instructional coaching to support professional development.
This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growing Academy, where you will be highly supported by both the Academy team and the wider Harris Federation. As the Academy grows to full capacity there is a wide range of opportunities for future career progression.
The successful candidate will have:
- Undergraduate degree in relevant subject and DfE recognised Qualified Teacher Status (2:1 degree desirable)
- Successful teaching experience at secondary level (can be teaching practice).
- Understanding of theory and practice of effective teaching and learning.
- Knowledge of National Curriculum requirements at KS3 and syllabus requirements at KS4. Understanding of the importance of having high expectations for all students, both of behaviour and academic achievement.
- Understanding of inclusive provision and practices which offer equality of access to the curriculum for all students, including special educational needs, English as an additional language and high achievers.
- Knowledge and experience of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students work.
- Understanding the importance of being a tutor.
The vision of Harris Academy Clapham is a simple one. From our opening in September 2020, our academy is a place where‘everything is possible'.
TheClapham curriculumis designed to meet the needs, aspirations and abilities of every one of our students. Our aim is to improve their life chances and enable them to make a positive contribution to the city and world in which they live.
At Harris Clapham, the curriculum is delivered through high-quality teaching. This is codified in our research-informed approach to pedagogy, which we call the Clapham Way.
Through the Clapham academic, enrichment and pastoral curriculum we expect our students to develop powerful knowledge and the following values and character attributes that will enable them to achieve our vision that ‘Everything is Possible'.
Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.
In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits.
- To assist in the development of
appropriate schemes of work, resources marking policies and teaching
- To ensure that the classroom
curriculum is well planned and logically sequenced.
- To contribute to the subject area's
Development Plan and its implementation.
- To attend all appropriate meetings.
Curriculum provision: intent, implementation and
- To undertake an allocated programme
of teaching (the timetable)
- To ensure the delivery of a
curriculum that is well sequenced and implemented effectively
- To place subject-specific vocabulary,
knowledge and skills at the heart of the classroom curriculum
- To ensure all students produce
high-quality subject-specific work
- To give feedback and support to all
students in line with academy policies
- To have the highest standards of
behaviour and attitudes
- To contribute towards student's
- To actively take part in professional
development – keeping fully up-to-date with research, subject knowledge and
- To want to be a world class teacher.
- To engage actively in the Performance
Management Review process.
- To ensure the effective/efficient
deployment of classroom support.
- To contribute positively to effective
working relations within the academy.
- To contribute to the process of
monitoring and evaluation of the subject area
- To take on board advice and guidance
in relation to the role
- To take part, as may be required, in
the review, development and management of activities relating to the
curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions
Management of Information
- To maintain appropriate records and
to provide relevant accurate and up-to-date information for Management
Information Systems (MIS), registers etc.
- To track student progress and use
information to inform teaching and learning.
Management of Resources
- To contribute to the process of the
ordering, allocating and managing equipment and materials.
- To co-operate with staff to ensure a
sharing and effective usage of resources.
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.
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