We are looking for qualified, inspirational teachers, experienced or newly qualified, to join our strong and supportive academy team in September 2018.
Harris Academy Benson is a new primary academy for local children. Our belief is that children thrive when they are consistently happy and safe at school. Whatever a child’s background or starting point, we want to make sure that they finish Year 6 with the academic skills, social skills and knowledge necessary to succeed. Every lesson at our school is creative and there is plenty of time for children to think, to play, to discover and wonder.
What we are looking for:
- A qualified practitioner who holds QTS or equivalent;
- A passion for children’s learning and development;
- A willingness to try new things and to help develop new strategies in curriculum and assessment;
- The ability to motivate, lead and inspire colleagues;
- High aspirations for all children and a desire to raise standards;
- High aspirations for themselves and a commitment to further development.
Please download the Candidate Information Pack via the apply link for a full job description and person specification.
Why work at Harris Primary Academy Benson?
Harris Primary Academy Benson is a successful and ambitious two-form entry school, serving a diverse community on the outskirts of Croydon. The school has amazing, well-behaved children, an exciting curriculum and fantastic site including a large field and sports pitch. We are located just ten minutes from East Croydon on public transport, or we have a large car park. Our Ofsted in June 2015 was graded as ‘Good’ in all areas, and we are now looking for teachers to join us on the next steps in our academy transformation.
School visits are strongly encouraged and welcomed. To book a visit or arrange a confidential discussion, please contact Mrs Carter in the academy office on 0208 777 1572 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you an Aspiring Middle Leader?
At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We can offer you the opportunity to gain your NPQML, a qualification that provides a national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader. This programme is for teachers aspiring to take up middle leadership positions, and led by some of the most talented principals in the country who are highly experienced in improving outcomes for pupils and students. Find out more www.harristeachingschool.com
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.
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.