Teacher of English, Bexley

Closing date:New this week

Harris Academy FalconwoodBexley

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Outer London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Harris Academy Falconwood is currently looking to appoint a dynamic, qualified Teacher, either experienced or NQT.

Your opportunity

We are looking to welcome a dynamic, passionate Teacher of English to inspire our students. You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this role.


As a teacher with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including a Harris Allowance on top of MPS/UPS, performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (TPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits. You will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes  and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career  whether in our central team or in one of our 47 academies. Your ambitions are ample to the growing success of our academies, maintaining this means putting your ambitions first with a strong career progressive culture.  Join us in  our mission to positively contribute to cultivating an exceptional learning environment for all our students.  


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. We want to appoint staff who will make a difference to the Harris Academy Falconwood during this exciting and challenging time. 


You will have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to students and young people from Bexley, Greenwich and the surrounding area, and to help build on the academy’s outstanding first eight sets of GCSE results. You should be able to teach to at least Key Stage 4 and hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree. 


The successful candidate can expect to work in an atmosphere of mutual support and co-operation. There will be ample opportunity to develop your teaching styles and learn leadership skills within our highly supportive Induction or NQT Programmes.


Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.


About Harris Academy Falconwood

Harris Academy Falconwood opened in September 2008. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a can-do, enterprising culture in which everyone is stretched, nurtured and encouraged. Our accommodation since September 2011 has been a new purpose built academy to the value of £25 million. We have twice been judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, most recently in November 2017.


Why work at Harris Academy Falconwood?

The opportunity to work in an academy judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted

A can-do, enterprising culture, combining the traditional values of discipline, respect and good behaviour with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology

A stunning new building, offering the best possible environment in which to teach and learn

Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Academy Falconwood are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 0208 304 4916 or email info@harrisfalconwood.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

An Outer London Harris Allowance, plus 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.



More about Harris Academy Falconwood
×
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: The Green, Welling, Kent, DA16 2PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 304 4916
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4
employer gallery photo 5
employer gallery photo 6
employer gallery photo 7
employer gallery photo 8
employer gallery photo 9
employer gallery photo 10

School summary

Harris Academy Falconwood is an 11-18 co-educational academy for 1,100 students. The academy opened in September 2008 on the site of the predecessor school. Harris Falconwood benefits from a brand new, state of the art £25 million build...