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Job details
Employer Harris Academy Purley
Location Croydon
Salary Leadership Scale (Outer London) + TLR + Harris Allowance + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts April 2017

Harris Academy Purley is an oversubscribed 11-19 co-educational Academy with currently 1050 students on roll, situated on the Croydon/Surrey border. Open since September 2009, we are judged Outstanding by Ofsted, and moved into a state-of-the-art new building in September 2012. We are a happy, hard-working and highly ambitious community in which students and staff treat on another with care and respect, combining traditional values of discipline and good manners with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology. The Academy’s leadership team and staff share an expectation that each and every student who joins Harris Academy Purley achieves his or her “personal best”. With an emphasis on Enterprise, the Academy strives each and every day to create a culture and ethos which promotes curiosity, initiative and leadership in all our young people.

We are now seeking an exceptional, experienced and enthusiastic middle leader for our Subject Leader – History position. The successful candidate will take responsibility for History within a strong and successful Humanities Faculty, providing vision, leadership and direction and be a member of the Academy’s Middle Leadership Team.

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 ‘(Ofsted).  Exceptional Professional Development opportunities, whatever your level of development and ambitions, exist within the Academy itself and as part of the very successful Harris Federation.

What we are looking for:

  • An excellent teacher to take responsibility for History within a strong and successful Humanities Faculty
  • The ability to provide vision, leadership and direction
  • Someone to be a member of the Academy’s Middle Leadership Team.

For a full job description, please download the Candidate Information Pack on our website.

Why work at Harris Academy Purley?

  • “This is an outstanding Academy. High quality teaching promotes learning and enjoyment for all students”. – Ofsted.
  • A happy, hard-working and highly ambitious community in which students and staff treat on another with care and respect
  • The combination of traditional values of discipline and good-manners with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology
  • Leadership and staff who share an expectation that each and every student who joins Harris Academy Purley achieves his or her “personal best”
  • With an emphasis on Enterprise and Sport, the Academy strives each and every day to create a culture and ethos which promotes curiosity, initiative and leadership in all our young people.

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.

You can apply online via our careers website and applications can be completed from any device. To start your application and to download the job information pack, please follow the link apply – https://careers.harrisfederation.org.uk/vacancy/subject-leader-history-287863.html
For more information about career development, opportunities and our Harris benefits, visit www.harriscareers.org.uk to discover what we offer.

THINK TEACHING. THINK HARRIS.

About the employer

Harris Academy Purley is a co-educational 11-18 Academy for 1,100 students which opened in September 2009, with a £20 million new building opening in September 2012. Harris Purley offers specialisms in Enterprise and Sport using its extensive playing...

Information about Harris Academy Purley
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Kendra Hall Road
South Croydon
Surrey
CR2 6DT
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland