Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred is a thriving, diverse, friendly three form entry Academy in the diverse community of Chafford Hundred, near Lakeside, Thurrock. We are a large primary school with over 650 pupils on roll. It is a three form entry school with a 52 place Nursery. The school was graded as Good by Ofsted in May 2014, having moved from Requires Improvement and is now on the pathway to securing outstanding provision for all pupils.
As part of our recruitment drive to appoint Newly Qualified Teachers for September 2017, Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred 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 and KS1 & 2.
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.
What we are looking for:
A qualified teacher to teach across all key stages and who has excellent subject knowledge;
A committed practitioner, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning and who will expect excellence from the students;
A collaborative and motivated individual who will lead the subject through a variety of innovative approaches including curriculum design, teaching strategies, use of technology and intervention programmes.
Why work at Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred?
An ambitious, successful and vibrant place to work;
Children who are bright, confident and eager to learn;
A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
A senior leadership team that is highly committed to developing others
At Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred, you would be working as part of a very supportive team. In addition to the benefits outlined, we offer excellent professional development opportunities provided by Harris Federation.
We encourage all candidates to visit our academies where possible. Please contact the academy on 01375 484490 to arrange a visit. For more information, please download the Candidate Information Pack on our website.
We have taken an innovative approach to our recruitment, by using the power of video. As part of our recruitment process, we may ask you to complete a quick video assessment, giving you a unique opportunity to articulate your application, showcase your personality and tell us why you are interested in this next challenge. We use this alongside your online application form when shortlisting for interview.
Closing Date 30/06/2017
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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. 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.