We are looking for an outstanding qualified teacher to join our academy as Achievement Director for History.
This is a key role, leading an already committed and very willing team. We offer a very broad and balanced History curriculum, and the subject area has a very high profile at Harris Academy St John's Wood. You will be able to develop and implement History within this new Harris academy: a really exciting challenge and opportunity.
We are looking for someone who is a committed professional and has a real passion for History. The successful candidate will be an Outstanding teacher, enthusiastic historian and have a deep understanding of all aspects of their subject. There will be excellent CPD opportunities to support you in your development as a leader within the academy and across the Federation.
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.
What we are looking for:
- An outstanding and committed teacher, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, who has deep understanding of all aspects of their subject
- A person who has the ability to lead developing colleagues to reach your high standards
- A great understanding and knowledge of all aspects of teaching and learning is crucial
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
The academy is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 44 primary and secondary academies. This enables us to offer you excellent training opportunities to support your career development.
For more information, please download the Candidate Information Pack via the apply link.
Are you an Aspiring Senior Leader?
At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We offer the opportunity for you to gain your NPQSL qualification, a dynamic development programme for middle leaders potentially one year away from senior leadership. This programme is led by some of the most talented principals in the country and delivered by high-performing principals and senior leaders with exceptional track-records. Our leaders have a wealth of knowledge and are highly experienced in improving outcomes for students. Find out more www.harristeachingschool.com
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.