Early Years Educator, Orpington, Kent

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Harris Primary Academy OrpingtonOrpington, Kent
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 Spine Point 16 + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

We would like appoint an Early Years Educator to join our fantastic academy and community at Harris Primary Academy Orpington.  

Harris Primary Academy Orpington is a two-form entry school which opened in September 2016 in Bromley. We believe that every child is different and that everyone deserves the opportunity to be happy, secure and successful. The academy is surrounded by large grounds which enables us to take our learning outside, including through Forest School. 

We are looking for individuals with:

  •   Experience of working in highly effective early years settings
  •   High expectations of children and their families
  •   Energy, determination and commitment

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Orpington?

Harris Primary Academy Orpington is an ambitious two-form entry school, serving an amazing community of children in Orpington. The school has intelligent, witty and well-behaved children; an exciting curriculum; and a fantastic site including an extra large field and sports pitch. Our EYFS has been completely refurbished, along with the majority of classrooms and shared spaces. 

We are located just ten minutes from Orpington Train Station on public transport, or alternatively you can use our car park. We became part of the Harris Federation in September 2016 and we are now looking for teachers to join us on the next steps in our academy transformation.

Academy visits are welcomed and encouraged.  Please telephone Vikki Melhuish on 01689 830383 to arrange.

Closing date for applications: 12pm Thursday 14th December 2017. 


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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