Lead Practitioner: Maths, Southwark

Closing date:Expiring soon

Harris Academy PeckhamSouthwark

Date posted:
Start date: Immediate / January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking an outstanding qualified Teacher of Maths for a Lead Practitioner role to support the academy in raising standards of teaching and learning across Departments, and to provide specialist subject expertise to assist departmental staff.

Your opportunity

Are you a qualified teacher looking for your next step in your teaching career? Join us as Lead Practitioner and oversee the delivery of Mathematics across our Academy. Forward-thinking in our delivery of curriculum, we are looking to welcome a prospective candidate to join our thriving academy team in making a valued impact on our students' learning. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, apply now!

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to join our team of committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what students can achieve. For the successful candidate, there will be exceptional CPD opportunities. 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.

With teaching experience, you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success in raising standards and in innovation, holding UK QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

About Harris Academy Peckham

Our vision at Harris Academy Peckham is to ensure every child achieves excellence in all aspects of academy life.  We have high aspirations, both in terms of academic standards and personal development, in order to prepare students for the demands of the 21st century global workplace.  We expect every child to excel, and will provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen. We give our students as many opportunities as possible. No matter what their ability, we want them to learn and experience as much as they can during their time at the Academy. We offer a full, broad and balanced curriculum, ensuring students of all academic abilities enjoy learning. Each student is given the individual care and attention they need to thrive and make maximum progress. This means that, alongside a strong academic education, we also ensure a strong welfare and personal development team is on hand to support our students every step of the way. 

Why work at Harris Academy Peckham?

  • A place where all flourish, all feel valued and where achievement is the key to success.
  • An opportunity to join an ambitious academy at the heart of the local community, working with experienced and inspirational leaders towards an outstanding future.
  • The combination of the traditional values of good manners, strong discipline and respect with excellent teaching.
  • Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.

Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Academy Peckham are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 0207 703 4417 or email info@harrispeckham.org.uk to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal.

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
  • 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 students!

Click here for a full list of Harris benefits. 

The Harris Federation

Harris Federation stands as the leading large Multi Academy Trust for both primary and secondary education in Greater London. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.  

Paramount to what we do is closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers. Social mobility has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. Within this, we have continuously transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. We are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education in order to nurture their individual potential.  

Every child in London deserves the best possible education. Join us in creating spaces of learning where children everywhere are nurtured for their potential and given the tools necessary to shape their own future.   

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. 



More about Harris Academy Peckham
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 112 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5DZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 77034417
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Harris Academy Peckham is a place where all flourish, all feel valued and where achievement is the key to success. We are thoroughly proud of all our successes to date and look forward to further contributing to the Harris Federation’s excellent trac...