Teacher of Maths, Sutton, Greater London

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Harris Academy SuttonSutton, Greater London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an inspirational and talented teacher of Mathematics to help establish for our students from day one the importance of the subject in the curriculum. 

Harris Academy Sutton will open in September 2018 as a brand new, state-of-the-art 11-18 co-educational academy in the heart of Sutton. With a Specialism in Science, the Academy will collaborate closely with its neighbours on the London Cancer Hub site: the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital. These represent two world-class organisations and together with the new six-form entry Academy they will form a campus community with research buildings, hospital facilities, and a reputation for excellence in the fields of research and medical provision. The Academy will offer a broad and balanced curriculum to the young people of Sutton: the Campus itself will provide a focal point for talented scientists and clinicians by establishing world class facilities to not only attract top researchers but also to educate the life science workforce of the future. 

This is a unique opportunity for dynamic, motivated professionals to be part of the team helping to shape what will become the leading science educational establishment in London. 

About you:

A well-qualified specialist holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach across key stages 3 and 4. You will need to be a creative and flexible team member with presence and authority who is able to deliver consistently good lessons. 

In the first year you will be part of a small but dedicated team working to build the ethos and values that will make the Academy an Outstanding place to teach and learn. There will be opportunities for the right candidates to develop their careers rapidly as the Academy grows in its first few years.

Your role:

  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students.
  • To support the subject area as appropriate
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students.
  • To provide a motivating and structured learning experience, which will provide students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To contribute significantly to raising standards of students' attainment as a teacher and form tutor.

This is a rare and unique opportunity to be part of a new school from the very start. The Academy will open in temporary accommodation in September 2018 and move into its new £40 million building in September 2019.

Why work at Harris Academy Sutton?

  • The opportunity to be part of the founding team of an Academy with the highest of expectations and ambitions for its staff and students
  • Unrivalled potential for personal and professional development as the Academy grows
  • An innovative, inclusive and happy environment in which to teach and learn, promoting academic achievement across the curriculum and encouraging participation in extra- curricular activities
  • All the advantages of a highly successful Academy group including strong central support, outstanding CPD opportunities through the Harris Teaching School Alliance, and a generous benefits and rewards package

For more information, or to arrange a confidential discussion with the Principal, please call the Head of Recruitment on 0208 253 7777.

Are you an Aspiring Middle Leader?

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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
Address: C/o Harris Federation, 4th Floor, Norfolk House, Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR0 1LH, United Kingdom

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