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.
As part of our recruitment drive to appoint Newly Qualified Teachers for September 2018, Harris Academy Bermondsey is looking to engage with committed and inspirational trainees seeking their first post as a qualified teacher, as part of an innovative and highly supportive academy team. We want to hear from trainee teachers who are interested to join one of our high preforming and thriving departments, with vacancies available across a variety of subjects including: Mathematics, English, Science, Drama, Music, History, Geography and Business.
As an NQT, you will follow our highly successful Harris NQT programme, training 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.
Our NQT induction programme, delivered through our outstanding Harris Federation Teaching School Alliance, aims to welcome new teachers and build their self-confidence in the first few weeks of their career. There is regular contact with other NQTs within and across subject areas, including at our NQT Teaching and Learning conference each September. There is a structure of support and challenge with customised professional learning sessions throughout the year.
Every NQT has a professional mentor who works with you to make sure your training and support needs are met. You will have the opportunity to observe lessons being delivered by experienced teachers. There are also a wide range of additional programmes open to NQTs through the Teaching School Alliance to help you achieve your career ambitions more quickly.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.