Teacher of Science (Chemistry)

Harris Academy St John's Wood, London

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects General Science, Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance + TLR available (pro rata)

Job summary

Inspire the next generation of leaders at Harris Academy St Johns Wood.

We are looking for a committed qualified Teacher of Art 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.

In line with the Government’s announcement, our academy is closed until further notice. However, during this period it is our intention to continue with critical recruitment for key positions starting in September 2020. In place of academy interviews, alternative options will be offered so that no one is at a disadvantage, and applicants should expect telephone or virtual interviews, with the possibility of onsite academy interviews only in special cases. We want to reassure applicants that effective measures have been implemented to ensure their health and wellbeing whilst on academy premises.

Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.

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.

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
Please call 020 7722 8141 or email info@harrisstjohnswood.org.ukto arrange a time for an informal conversation with the Principal.

The Harris Federation

Our academy is part of the Harris Federation, the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. Harris has an unrivalled track record in raising standards and achieving success for the children in our academies.

Professional development and sharing best practice are a key part of the Harris Federation success, and we can draw on this to offer you top quality training at every stage of your career path, from Beginner Teacher to Middle Leader. We will invest in you with coaching, mentoring, and can offer a wide range of training programmes, delivered by our Teaching School Alliance.

We look for talented teachers who arepassionate about their subject and making a difference. You can help us transform education in London, and create exceptional places of learning.

Please note:academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you willnotbe able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Employee benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
An Inner London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1235 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Harris Academy St John's Wood website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@harrisfederation.org.uk

About Harris Academy St John's Wood

Harris Academy St John’s Wood is an 11-18 secondary Academy located in St John's Wood, central London, and serves an urban, highly multi-ethnic and disadvantaged intake. The academy joinedthe Harris Federation in 2017 and has recently been judged to have “outstanding” Behaviour and Attitudes and an “outstanding” Sixth Form alongside an Ofsted rating of “good” overall (November 2019).

Our achievement at GCSE and A Level places us amongst the top achieving schools in the country, and we are determined to maintain and continue this journey so that all our students, no matter what their background, are supported to excel.

If you want to make a real difference and are prepared to go the extra mile to ensure that all our young people succeed, then please get in touch with us.

School location

Marlborough Hill, London, NW8 0NL