Job details

Job details
Employer Harris Academy Bermondsey
Location 55 Southwark Park Road, London, SE16 3TZ
Salary Leadership Scale 4-9 (Inner London: Depending on Experience) + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts January/April 2018

Harris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school in the heart of London with drive and ambition. Ofsted rated us as Outstanding in every category, March 2015, and we are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, ensuring that they have every opportunity to succeed by identifying and nurturing each one's individual talents. Our uncompromising but caring approach to education has put us as one of the highest performing schools nationally for student progress and has led to GCSE results that are above the national average.

We are looking for a Lead Practitioner for Languages to join a thriving team of permanent, specialist teachers from January/April 2018.  You will be expected to teach up to Year 11 initially, with the possibility of Sixth Form teaching in the future.

What we are looking for:

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • QTS or equivalent and a relevant degree
  • A passion for education and making a difference
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • The ability to motivate others to high expectations
  • Energy, enthusiasm and a good sense of humour.

Why work at Harris Academy Bermondsey?

HAB is an exceptional place to work. A diverse and happy comprehensive girls' school in central London, HAB was rated Outstanding in every category by Ofsted in March 2015. HAB teachers are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, supporting each of them to be academically successful whatever her background or barriers to learning. 

For more information about this post, please download the job description and person specification above, or contact Lacey Nottingham, PA to the Principal, at lacey.nottingham@harrisbermondsey.org.uk.

Are you an Aspiring Senior Leader?

At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We offer the opportunity for you to gain your NPQSL qualification, a dynamic development programme for middle leaders potentially one year away from senior leadership. This programme is led by some of the most talented principals in the country and delivered by high-performing principals and senior leaders with exceptional track-records. Our leaders have a wealth of knowledge and are highly experienced in improving outcomes for students. Find out more www.harristeachingschool.com

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.

About the employer

School summary

Harris Academy Bermondsey is an 11-18 girls’ school in central London, which opened as an Academy in September 2006. The Academy has twice been judged by Ofsted to be an Outstanding School, most recently in March 2015. Harris Bermondsey...

Information about Harris Academy Bermondsey
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

55 Southwark Park Road
London
SE16 3TZ
United Kingdom
+44 20 7237 9204