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Class Teacher

Posted 25 January by Harris Federation Featured Ended

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and talented qualified Class Teacher, NQT or experienced, to join our academy.

Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace is a vibrant, multicultural primary academy on the borders of Bromley, Croydon and Lewisham with a clear vision for the future. We are a warm and welcoming academy where the children feel happy and safe. Our academy is in the exciting position of having a ‘Good’ Ofsted under our belt and are striving for ‘Outstanding’. In our inspection Ofsted said: “The Principal and other senior leaders have secured good improvements since the academy opened. The quality of teaching has improved. Pupils say that lessons are more interesting and that this has helped to improve their behaviour. As a result, leaders have established a happy and supportive atmosphere which encourages pupils to enjoy academy life and achieve well.” 

What we are looking for:

Our academy focus is on further developing our excellent practice and enhancing our curriculum. We need someone is prepared to go that extra mile and provide our pupils with the best possible experience.

You will be enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills, enjoy taking the lead and working as part of a team. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed professional looking to start or continue their career in a rewarding new role.

We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced practitioners who will:

  • Be committed to the highest achievement for all;
  • Be committed to on-going professional development;
  • Contribute to the wider life at the academy;
  • Support the maintenance of a dynamic and inspiring learning environment;
  • Be innovative, highly motivated and eager to take a lead;
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of our team.

Please download the Candidate Information Pack above for a full job description and person specification. You must hold QTS (or equivalent) to be considered for this post.

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace?

  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • 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 committed to developing others

If you would like a confidential discussion about this post, or would like to visit the academy, please call the school on .

Are you an Aspiring Middle Leader?

At Harris, we have a strong culture of school improvement, and professional development is at the heart of the Federation. We can offer you the opportunity to gain your NPQML, a qualification that provides a national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader. This programme is for teachers aspiring to take up middle leadership positions, and led by some of the most talented principals in the country who are highly experienced in improving outcomes for pupils and students. Find out more 

For NQTs, we provide our highly successful Harris Federation NQT programme where you will train 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. There is a structure of support and challenge with customised professional learning, and every NQT has a professional mentor.

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.

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