KS1/KS2 Teacher, Thurrock

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Harris Primary Academy MayflowerThurrock

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (London Fringe) + £1,500 Harris Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for qualified primary teachers to join our strong and supportive team in September 2019, with opportunities in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

Your opportunity

There will be excellent opportunities for progression and promotion as our academy continues to grow, and we are interested in hearing from newly qualified and experienced teachers.

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes 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. We are looking for:

  • QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree
  • Someone who can model and disseminate high quality teaching pedagogy and practice to secure consistently good or outstanding teaching and learning for our children
  • A person with the potential and ambition to undertake phase or core subject leadership
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Someone who will contribute to the wider life at the academy
  • A teacher who will maintain a dynamic and inspiring learning environment
  • Innovation, high levels of motivation and eagerness to take a lead
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of our staff team

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Harris Benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
  • Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
  • An Outer London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • The opportunity to work with our amazing children/students!

About Harris Primary Academy Mayflower

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is a thriving, diverse and friendly three form entry academy that launched in September 2014 and is funded through the free school programme. We serve the communities of Chafford Hundred and West Thurrock. We moved into our brand new building, capable of accommodating five forms of entry, in 2016, and were rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2017.

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Mayflower?

  • An Ofsted 'Outstanding' academy: “All staff set high expectations and share a strong determination to help pupils achieve as successfully as possible. Pupils mirror this resolve and make every effort to meet these expectations.”
  • A new building, with state-of-the-art facilities, in which to teach and learn
  • A strong and supportive team of colleagues, all working towards the shared belief that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school
  • A commitment to excellence encapsulated in our vision statement: "Excellence, Every Child, Every Day"
  • Generous Harris benefits and rewards package

Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Primary Academy Mayflower are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 0203 772 4588 or email info@harrisprimarymayflower.org.uk to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

The Harris Federation

Our academy is part of the Harris Federation, the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. Harris has an unrivalled track record in raising standards and achieving success for the children in our academies.

Professional development and sharing best practice are a key part of the Harris Federation success, and we can draw on this to offer you top quality training at every stage of your career path, from Beginner Teacher to Middle Leader. We will invest in you with coaching, mentoring, and can offer a wide range of training programmes, delivered by our Teaching School Alliance.

We look for talented teachers who are passionate about their subject and making a difference. You can help us transform education in London, and create exceptional places of learning.

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. 



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More about Harris Primary Academy Mayflower
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Mayflower Road, Chafford Hundred, Essex, RM16 6SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1375 484490
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School summary

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower opened in September 2014 in order to meet the significant need locally for new places. It started with a Reception cohort and will grow by a year group at a time. Our brand new building, opened in Septe...