16 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    28 June 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
KS1, KS2, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L01-L05 (London Fringe): £43,356-£47,738

Job summary

Inspire the little learners of Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred.

We are looking for an experienced, qualified Teacher looking to take on middle leadership responsibilities to join our hard working and friendly team.

Your Opportunity

In addition to your teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will:

  • Support and implement the vision and ethos of the academy.

  • Contribute to, implement and evaluate the success of the academy improvement plan relevant to your leadership area(s).

  • Together with SLT, lead on the school self-evaluation progress for your leadership area(s) including lesson observations, monitoring of standards and driving improvement.

  • Advise and co-operate with colleagues on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment, and pastoral arrangements.

  • Promote cross-curriculum approaches to teaching and learning.

  • As an excellent practitioner, be an effective role model for your team and the wider academy in terms of teaching, behavior and classroom management.

  • Lead an Academy priority across the whole academy.

  • Have overall responsibility and accountability for mentoring ITE students and NQTs.

Expect to grow and develop alongside your team. As part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, you will have unrivalled opportunities for progression. Our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes.

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. We are looking for:

  • An experienced teacher, holding QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree

  • Someone who can model and disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning for our children

  • A person with the potential and ambition to undertake phase or core subject leadership

  • A commitment to ongoing professional development

  • Someone who will contribute to the wider life at the academy

  • A teacher who will maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment

  • Innovation, high levels of motivation and eagerness to take a lead

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of our staff team

For a full job description and person specification, please download the job pack. 

About Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred is a three form entry Academy located in the heart of Chafford Hundred, which is a modern development bordering Lakeside, Thurrock and serving a vibrant and diverse community. Chafford Hundred has good links to central London as well as being accessible from Kent and Essex. Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred is a good school with high educational standards. Our children’s academic progress is regularly monitored to ensure they are all doing as well as they possibly can. The children also take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities, including a five day residential visit for Year 6 pupils. Parents are very involved in school life, through our PTA, through homework projects, and through Reading and Maths Volunteers. Academy Ethos Our vision is to give every child coming into the Academy an education they enjoy, which both inspires and prepares them for academic and personal success now and in the future. All the staff and Governors share this vision and work together to make sure this becomes a reality. Our staff team are all committed to ensuring every child can enjoy and excel in their learning, confidence and creativity. We celebrate all our children’s achievements from both in school and outside school activities. Why work at Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred? An ambitious, successful and vibrant place to work, with children who are bright, confident and eager to learn A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children A senior leadership team that is highly committed to developing others All the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff Generous Harris rewards and benefits package 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 via our website 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. Applications will only be considered if submitted online and before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
670 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01375 484490

About Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred

Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred is a three-form entry academy with 52-place nursery located in the heart of Chafford Hundred: a modern development bordering Lakeside and Thurrock, serving a vibrant and diverse community. Chafford Hundred has good links to central London as well as being accessible from Kent and Essex. The school was graded as Outstanding in all categories by Ofsted in October 2018 when Inspectors reported being particularly impressed by the academy’s ‘high expectations of what pupils can achieve’ and recognised mathematics, writing and art as particular strengths.

School location

Mayflower Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 6SA

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