Harris Federation SE16 3TZ
Summary We are looking for a qualified, experienced teacher to lead a thriving department of permanent, specialist teachers as Head of Business and Computing. Your opportunity Your role will be: • To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject area. • To raise standards of student attainment and achievement within the whole subject/curriculum area and to monitor and support student progress. • To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students studying in the department, in accordance with the aims of the academy and the curricular policies determined by the Governing Body and Principal. • To teach the relevant subject across the age and ability range. • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential. • To effectively manage and deploy staff, financial and physical resources within the department • To share and support the school's responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth. We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly. 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 would like to hear from you if you have: • QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant degree • A passion for education and making a difference • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines • The ability to motivate others to high expectations • Energy, enthusiasm and a good sense of humour. Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification. 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 Inner 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. About Harris Academy Bermondsey: Harris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school in the heart of London with drive and ambition. Ofsted rates us as Outstanding in every category, and we are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, ensuring that they have every opportunity to succeed by identifying and nurturing each one's individual talents. Our uncompromising but caring approach to education has put us as one of the highest performing schools nationally for student progress and has led to GCSE results that are above the national average. Why work at Harris Academy Bermondsey? • An 'Outstanding' school, where you will join a very strong team of well qualified teaching and support staff • A smart, welcoming environment in which to teach and learn • A vibrant central London location, easily accessible by Underground and mainline rail services • All the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff • Generous Harris rewards and benefits package Come and see us in action: visits to Harris Academy Bermondsey are strongly encouraged and very welcome. Please call 0207 237 9316 or email [email protected] to arrange a time to come in or an informal conversation with the Principal. 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. Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement.