HARRIS ACADEMY FALCONWOOD
Harris Academy Falconwood is currently looking to appoint a dynamic, qualified Teacher to join their thriving academy as Teacher or Lead Practitioner of Sociology.
Harris Academy Falconwood is an exceptional learning environment with dedicated teaching and support staff committing to deliver transformative education. We are a friendly, open and supportive team with a collaborative culture embedded within our student and staff community.
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 or develop your leadership skills within our highly supportive teaching school.
If you would like to be a part of dedicated team, benefit from a supportive SLT Team and fantastic CPD opportunities, apply now.
As part of Harris, 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. 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 track record 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.
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.
At Harris Academy Falconwood, our learning ethos is at the heart of ensuring the achievement and success of all our students. Learning is highly structured in terms of the learning routines we expect our students to respect and engage in, every lesson. Join a community of dedicated, friendly staff standing by and upholding its mission:
“Since we opened in September 2008, our key focus has been to raise aspirations for our students and to maximise their prospects of achieving the best possible standards – academically and socially. Thanks to their own hard work and the support of their hardworking teachers, the majority of our students meet or even exceed both our and their expectations.” Terrie Askew, Principal
Why work at Harris Academy Falconwood?
Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.
Our Benefits Package
In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package.
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Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.
We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.
Learn more About Harris and our Vision and Values
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
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We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.
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