English Teacher, Harrow

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Harrow High SchoolHarrow
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of English  

Salary: Teachers’ Pay Scale (Main or Upper) 

Start Date: September 2018  

Contract: Permanent

Harrow High School is a unique, ambitious and exciting school in North West London, committed to providing an excellent education for the dynamic and diverse community it serves. We have exceptionally high expectations of all our learners in all that they do and believe that disadvantage or low prior attainment should not act as a barrier to success. 

We are committed to our ‘4 excellences’ which are at the heart of everything we do and every conversation we have. These are; 

  • Excellent Learning & Progress Challenge and engagement, meeting and exceeding targets 
  • Excellent Aspirations Quality progression, passion for learning 
  • Excellent Behaviour, Safety and Care for each other Respectful challenge, showing empathy
  • Excellent Communication Understanding each other, clarity of purpose  

As a result of our commitment to these beliefs, the school is continually improving and as a result, Progress 8 will be +0.46 for the year 2016-17, with pupil premium learners exceeding this at +0.6. The Sixth Form is also incredibly successful and this year we achieved ALPS grades of 2 (top 10% nationally) for A levels, BTEC and AS levels. 

The English department is very successful and has excellent take up of its wide range of post-16 courses.  These values also ensure we are committed to a constant programme of teacher development and teacher-led research and we offer a comprehensive and exciting programme of CPD which ensures that all our staff are able to make rapid progress in their careers. Some of this programme is offered in conjunction with the Harrow Collegiate Teaching School Alliance which you can find at www.hctsa.org   

To find out more about us, please visit our website www.hhsweb.org or follow us on twitter @hhsweb   

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting:  Mr Jon Talton, Head of Operations on 020 8861 7300. We would be delighted to show you what our school can offer. Application packs can be downloaded from www.hhsweb.org and emailed to jtalton.310@hhsweb.org  

Closing date: Thursday 19 July 2018   

The school is committed to promoting and safe-guarding the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. 



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Address: Gayton Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2JG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8861 7300