Harris Academy Wimbledon is currently looking to recruit an experienced, talented, energetic and inspiring football coach to lead and develop our year 7 and 8 football teams. As part of this role you will need to coach challenging football sessions and attend school sporting fixtures.
Candidates will need to have a minimum of a Level 2 football qualification, and hold a valid UK driving license. Prior experience successfully coaching mixed ability children aged 11+. You should have a passion for teaching young people and be excited by the prospect of working towards fixtures and hosting football tournaments. You will need to be responsible, reliable and punctual and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Successful candidates will complete the Midas minibus qualification, as part of staff training. If you are interested in the Football Coach role, please send your CV to Susan Kirby at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Afterschool club (15:00-16.15) Wednesday & Friday
As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Academy Wimbledon, in one of our other 48 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.
What we are looking for
We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning.
Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
About Harris Academy Wimbledon
Harris Academy Wimbledon is a brand new, co-educational school for the High Path area. For the first two years, the academy will operate from Whatley Avenue in the redeveloped and well equipped adult education centre, and students will have access to sports fields at the nearby Joseph Hood Recreation Ground. The academy admitted 120 Year 7 pupils in September 2018 and will build year by year, with an intake of 180 pupils in each year group from September 2019. Our new building, opening in September 2020, will be an addition to the regeneration of the High Path area.
Harris Academy Wimbledon promotes high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum, encourages participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empowers students to make decisions wisely. The curriculum is rich, diverse and personalised to ensure every student achieves his or her true potential. Academic success goes hand-in-hand with a rich variety of enrichment and extra-curricular activities; these activities help foster a spirit of aspiration, resilience and joy in learning. Professional learning is at the heart of the academy, supporting all staff in their development. The academy has a growth mindset approach where industry and commitment are seen as cultural virtues. Development of resilience, self-esteem, managing risks/consequences and the ability to work effectively together all form a key part of the pastoral provision.
Why work at Harris Academy Wimbledon?
- 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;
- All the advantages of a highly successful academy group, including strong central support and outstanding CPD opportunities.
As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
- The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
- Performance and loyalty bonus
- Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
- Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans
Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.
The Harris Federation
The Harris Federation is the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. We have an established reputation in transforming education in London and an unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. We have transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. Social mobility is the Holy Grail for the pupils we serve. The key to their futures is a high quality education.
We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future.
We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.
Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education. Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement.