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Employer Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Location Croydon
Salary MPS (Outer London) + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring in 2 days
Closing date
Job starts January 2017

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace is a mixed Academy for 1,300 students aged 11-18, with a large sixth form of over 330 students. The Academy has three consecutive outstanding judgments by Ofsted, with the most recent inspection in 2014 finding the Academy to be outstanding in every aspect. It is one of the most oversubscribed comprehensive schools in the country and in the top 5% for performance.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Business Studies Teacher (NQT) to join our innovative team from January 2017.

As a Teaching School, we are able to offer all teachers an extensive programme of first class professional development and a vibrant learning community giving all the opportunities to excel. In addition to our own programmes, our professional learning is closely aligned with the Federation and we are able to offer a full range of development including Masters and NPQH.

For NQTs, we provide our highly successful Harris Federation NQT programme where you will train alongside other NQTs from across the Federation. This enables aspiring teachers to support and learn from each other, in the true collaborative spirit of Harris. There is a structure of support and challenge with customised professional learning, and every NQT has a professional mentor.

Why work at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace?

We are a consistently high performing school; in 2015, 82% of our students achieved 5+A* to C including English and Maths. Our motto, ‘All Can Achieve’ encapsulates our vision that all members of the Academy community are supported and encouraged to achieve their absolute potential.

The Academy is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 37 primary and secondary Academies. This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and training and development opportunities to support your career development.

For a confidential discussion with the Principal please contact Tracey Harrison, PA to the Principal, via email harrisont@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk or by phone on: Tel: 020 8771 2261.

Closing date for applications: 4pm - Thursday 8th December 2016
Interview Date 12th December 2016

We have taken an innovative approach to our recruitment, by using the power of video. As part of our recruitment process, we may ask you to complete a quick video assessment, giving you a unique opportunity to articulate your application, showcase your personality and tell us why you are interested in this next challenge. We use this alongside your online application form when shortlisting for interview.

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.

You can apply online via our careers website and applications can be completed from any device. To start your application and to download the job information pack, please follow the link apply - https://careers.harrisfederation.org.uk/vacancy/nqt-all-subjects-286555.html  

For more information about career development, opportunities and our Harris benefits, visit www.harriscareers.org.uk to discover what we offer.

THINK TEACHING. THINK HARRIS.

About the employer

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace opened as Harris CTC in 1990 and converted to an academy in September 2007. The academy is a mixed school for 1,300 students aged 11-18 recruiting students from Croydon, Bromley, Lewisham, Southwark and Lambeth. The...

Information about Harris City Academy Crystal Palace
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Maberley Road
Upper Norwood
London
SE19 2JH
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
+44 20 8771 7531