Job details

Job details
Employer Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich
Location Friern Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 0AT
Salary Substantial and generous salary based on experience and expertise + Performance Bonus + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring tomorrow
Closing date
Job starts Negotiable

Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is part of the Outstanding Harris Federation. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a ‘can-do’ ethos of always improving upon your personal best. We have now reached our full capacity of 750 students across Years 7 to 11 and we work in partnership with Harris Federation Post 16. In 2016, we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.53, which places us in the top 5% of schools nationally.

We are looking for an ambitious Assistant Principal, to join our academy Senior Leadership Team.  This leadership post has a Business specialism in addition to whole academy responsibilities. 

We want to hear from experienced, qualified teachers who are passionate about their subject and have a successful track record of raising achievement in their department. This post will offer excellent opportunities to engage in wider Harris Federation academy improvement and professional development activities.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for inspirational educators who are committed to transforming lives and want to join an academy at this exciting time of transformation. The successful candidate will be superb in the classroom as well as having a proven track record of driving change within their department. 

About you:

An experienced Business teacher, holding QTS or equivalent and a relevant degree, you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success in raising standards and innovation.

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack above.

Why work at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich?

  • A school in the top 5% in England and Wales, and the number seven boys' comprehensive school, for student progress
  • Judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, we combine the traditional values of discipline, respect and good behaviour with contemporary best practice in teaching, learning and technology
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Generous Harris rewards and benefits

For more information, please contact the school on 020 8299 5300 or info@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk.

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.

About the employer

School summary

Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich is a purpose built 11-18 school for boys which opened in September 2009 as the first all boys’ academy in England. The Academy accommodates 1,000 boys and benefits from a state-of-the-art purpose built ...

Information about Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Boys
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Peckham Rye
East Dulwich
London
SE22 0AT
United Kingdom