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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£38,745-£49,666

Pay scale

MPS (Inner London) + £2,000 Harris Allowance

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, skilled and knowledgeable teacher of Spanish. 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 Spanish 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.

What the school offers its staff

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.

Further details about the role

Operational/Strategic Planning

  • To assist in the development of appropriate schemes of work, resources marking policies and teaching strategies.
  • 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 impact

  • 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 personal development

Staff Development:

  • To actively take part in professional development – keeping fully up-to-date with research, subject knowledge and subject developments.
  • 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.

Quality Assurance

  • 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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Harris Academy Clapham

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
582 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0204 513 9350

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’.

The Clapham curriculum is designed to meet the needs, aspirations and abilities of individual 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.

By this we mean that:

every student is supported to fully develop their academic and personal talents; we help students to go on and achieve their dreams and help others
we work with our families to support all our students, including those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities
we are a supportive part of the Lambeth community, working with our neighbours and others as best we can
every member of staff is supported in becoming the best that they can be, including their future career prospects and ambitions.
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 key values
Endeavour for excellence

Learning to work hard and relish challenge.
Learning to never give up.
Learning to take sensible risks.
Learning to always strive for the best for themselves and each other.
Integrity and honesty

Always acting with kindness.
Treating others the way they would like to be treated.
Self-belief with a global view

Growing to have the agency to achieve their ambitions for themselves and the wider world.
A central core of our ethos is to fully develop students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural wellbeing. We ensure that our students understand their role in making the academy and their community a safer and better place. We do this in a wide variety of ways, including after-school activities, during lessons, school visits and working with a range of external organisations such as local and national charities.

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