Newly Qualified Teacher, Lennard Rd, Croydon CR0 2TB

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Harris Invictus Academy CroydonLennard Rd, Croydon CR0 2TB

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Harris Invictus Academy Croydon was rated ‘outstanding’ in every category following its first ever Ofsted inspection in October 2016, only the seventh secondary free school in London to be rated ‘outstanding’. The academy opened with its first cohort in September 2014 and will move into a state-of-the-art, new building in September 2017. Harris Invictus presently has students from Year 7 to Year 9. The academy is oversubscribed and located in an area of disadvantage and is looking forward to KS4 coming in September 2017.

As part of our recruitment drive to appoint Newly Qualified Teachers for September 2018, Harris Invictus Academy Croydon 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 Invictus Academy Croydon?

  • A happy, hard-working and highly ambitious community in which students and staff treat one another with care and respect
  • The combination of traditional values of discipline and good-manners with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology
  • A central Croydon location, close to transport links and other amenities
  • Generous Harris benefits package and excellent opportunities for personal and professional development

The academy works within the wider Harris Federation; a supportive and highly successful group of academies all based in and around London. Each academy operates autonomously within the Federation but all Harris academies collaborate closely in sharing school improvement strategies and in supporting one another.

Please download the Candidate Information Pack for full details and responsibilities.

For further information, please contact the Secondary Recruitment Manager Laurence Johnson at laurence.johnson@harrisfederation.org.uk 

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.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: London Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2TB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 371 3002
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School summary

Harris Invictus Academy Croydon was opened in September 2014 because of the significant demand in the community for new, high-quality school places. In achieving our aims, we are building on the success of the three other Harris Academi...