Teacher of English, South Norwood, Greater London: SE25 6AE

Closing date:Expiring today

Harris Academy South NorwoodSouth Norwood, Greater London: SE25 6AE

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Inner London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a qualified English teacher who is a strong practitioner with a passion for their subject to cover maternity leave in our outstanding team at Harris Academy South Norwood. 

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a creative and dynamic teacher who will be able to contribute to the development of the English curriculum at KS3/4 and 5.

Strong subject knowledge and being able to teach up to and including A-level is essential, and you must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree. The appointed candidate will be well supported by an excellent induction programme and access to excellent facilities for teaching and learning.

As a teacher with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including a Harris Allowance on top of MPS/UPS, performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (TPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.

About Harris Academy South Norwood

Located five minutes from Norwood Junction train station, a transport hub ten minutes' train journey from London Bridge, Harris Academy South Norwood has belonging and personal growth as our touchstones. We believe that teaching students powerful knowledge and developing their understanding of the world will help them become the best version of themselves: to help them to turn mirrors into windows.

Why work at Harris Academy South Norwood?

  • A dynamic curriculum, delivered through an ethos of business and enterprise and the very best in technology and resources across our two sites
  • A warm, ambitious family of staff and governors with a passion for learning
  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities through the Harris Federation network
  • Generous Harris benefits and rewards package - see our benefits page for further information

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

For more information, or to arrange a visit or a confidential discussion with the Principal, please contact the academy on 0208 405 5070 or info@harrissouthnorwood.org.uk.

The Harris Federation offers exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development. No matter what stage you are at or what job you do, we will support and develop your skills, with our Teaching School delivering outstanding courses for staff at every level, including NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and beyond.

As part of Harris, you will have the opportunity to progress within a close regional network, with regular opportunities for promotion available both within the academy and across the Federation.

We have a highly experienced team of leaders, including executive principals, mentors and subject specialists, all committed to supporting your career and developing your skills as a teacher.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE NOW.

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.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Cumberlow Avenue, South Norwood, London, SE25 6AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8405 5070
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Harris Academy South Norwood is an 11-18 Academy for 1,100 students that opened in September 2007, located in a purpose built, state-of-the-art new building.

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