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Teacher of English: Maternity Cover

Posted 19 February by Harris Federation Featured Ended

We are looking for a qualified teacher who is a strong practitioner with a passion for English to cover maternity leave within our outstanding team at Harris Academy South Norwood.

Harris Academy South Norwood amalgamated with Harris Academy Upper Norwood in September 2014 to create one academy operating across two sites. The leadership group and teaching staff work across both sites. We have one Governing Body. In the next two years, as the academy continues to grow, we will have over 2,500 students including 500 in the 6th form. 

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a creative and dynamic teacher who will be able to contribute to the development of the English curriculum at KS3/4 and 5.

Strong subject knowledge and being able to teach up to and including A-level is essential, and you must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree. The appointed candidate will be well supported by an excellent induction programme and access to excellent facilities for teaching and learning.

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack via the apply link.

Why work at Harris Academy South Norwood?

Harris Academy South Norwood is an Outstanding academy with excellent facilities for teaching and learning, operating across two sites and one Governing Body. We have the highest standards of behaviour and expectations and have been recognised by the DFE as being one of the best schools in England for our type of intake, and one of the most effective schools in the country. Our programmes for professionally developing staff are first class.

  • A dynamic curriculum, delivered through an ethos of business and enterprise and the very best in technology and resources across our two sites
  • A warm, ambitious family of staff and governors with a passion for learning
  • Excellent personal and professional development opportunities through the Harris Federation network
  • Generous Harris benefits and rewards package - see our benefits page for further information

For more information about this position or to arrange a visit to the academy, please call .

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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