We are seeking to appoint a newly qualified teacher of PE to join our academy.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the future of the subject, the department and the academy as a whole and therefore to progress rapidly both as an educator and a leader. The post will involve ensuring quality of delivery, assessment, achievement and progress in PE at Harris Academy Riverside in all year groups and the promotion of an imaginative, extensive and immersive experience including relevant practical experience, visits and trips.
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.
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. Applications are welcome from newly qualified teachers who are committed and passionate about PE and its impact on the overall development of students and who share our belief that every student can and should achieve. Applicants should have an engaging love of subject and an unwavering belief in the ability of pupils to exceed expectations, and must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
Candidates should have a drive to understand the thinking processes and drivers necessary for success in PE in addition to the intellectual and psychological barriers to the learning of PE and be prepared to research and strategise to ensure that students make the best possible progress. As an educator, the successful candidate should recognise the need for students to develop outstanding habits of behaviour and learning and therefore be prepared to think outside of his or her discipline in order to achieve these aims.
Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
About Harris Academy Riverside
Located in Purfleet, Thurrock, Harris Academy Riverside serves a dedicated school community within vibrant, purpose-built building. We seek to develop both staff and students who are successful, confident and happy. Providing adequate professional development opportunities as well as ensuring you are part of a dedicated, open team of staff.
To become inspirational is a process of self development; it is to engage in something which is both a process of education and a process of educating; to develop to be and act as a role model; to develop to be someone who inspires. This is the process of self development we expect of our staff and our students.
Through our dedicated SLT Team, federation network and staff policies, we are committed to providing the experience of exceptional teaching development. We aim to promote a strong sense of community and belonging, to provide a blend of high challenge and high support and to encourage the development of teachers, support staff and the wider community.
Harris Academy Riverside seeks to develop students who are successful, confident and happy, who inspire their community and act with kindness and compassion towards others.
Through a blend of high challenge and strong support, we encourage the development of
- Outstanding habits of behaviour such as self-awareness, kindness, appreciation, humility, politeness, confident self-expression and self-presentation and
- Outstanding habits of learning such as determination, resilience, organisation, reading, studying and practice.
Please download the Job Pack 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.
Our Benefits Package
In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive 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.
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.
Harris Academy Riverside
- Mainstream school with state - free school funding
- Secondary with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
Harris Academy Riverside is a brand new secondary school opening in September 2017. The Academy will offer education with drive and ambition, and a culture where all students are treated as individuals.
Our first 120 children will be uniquely advanta...