Harris Academy St John’s Wood is a brand new 11-18 secondary academy located in St John's Wood, central London, and serves an urban, highly multi-ethnic and disadvantaged intake. Open in September 2017, the academy joins the Harris Federation as a sponsored academy and has a fresh start on an exciting journey to achieve Outstanding in all areas within two years. The academy has new direction with the values of Dedication, Determination and Destiny. If you want to make a real difference to needy young people, and be supported to do so through great training and development as well as unrivalled progression opportunities, then joining this new Harris academy could be for you.
We are looking for a Science Lead Practitioner to join the team at Harris Academy St John's Wood.
This is an exciting new opportunity to become a Leader of Teaching and Learning, joining a team of Lead Practioners to develop the academy into a centre of excellence for teaching and learning becoming outstanding in two years. This is a role with the highest of profiles within the academy and a natural stepping stone to becoming a senior leader within a school.
What we are looking for:
You need to be an outstanding teacher who is enthusiastic, vibrant and has a love of learning. You will deliver CPD, coach staff of a full range of experience, develop teaching and learning programmes and work with other academies in the Federation. You will also lead on a key area of the academy.
Training is provided from an Outstanding Teaching school where you will join the LP programme to gain accreditation depending on your experience within two years.
For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack above.
Why work at our academy?
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 combine the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching
Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
For more information or to arrange a visit, please contact the school on 020 7722 8141.
Leadership scale salary (open to negotiation) + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
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. 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.