Harris ITE Primary Phase Lead (Maternity cover)
Due to our successful expanding provision, we are looking to appoint a qualified primary teacher as an additional part or full-time Primary Professional Tutor, who will join our expert team and support the delivery, development and quality assurance of the Primary Phase of the School Direct programme and other strands of ITE within the Harris Federation.
This is an exciting and rewarding role, helping to shape the next generation of teachers joining our profession and would best suit a candidate with experience of supporting beginner teachers and mentors, who is an outstanding current teacher or school leader and who would be confident working across a range of settings. As a teacher with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (TPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.
What we are looking for
You must hold QTS (or equivalent) and an undergraduate degree to be considered for this role.
Key responsibilities of the role will be:
- To manage the successful operation of training and quality assurance for the Primary ITE programmes.
- To further develop the Primary ITE programme with the Head of ITE and Primary Phase Lead so that it meets the needs of staff working in all primary contexts.
- To deliver high quality Primary teacher training for new entrants to the profession.
- To support the ongoing leadership of our outstanding ITE programme.
- To liaise with subject/phase specialists regarding subject-specific training days and support.
- To support trainees and mentors in school through visits to partner academies, identifying support needs and ensuring trainee progress.
- To liaise with Federation and academy staff in order to develop key elements of the Primary ITE offer.
The position will be based at our Harris Bermondsey ITE Training Hub site. Weekly teacher training will be held at Westminster and the role will involve travel amongst the Harris Academies, working closely with our exceptional ITE team.
About Harris Initial Teacher Education
Harris Initial Teacher Education, rated Outstanding by Ofsted in December 2016, offers first-class initial teacher training to graduates and career changers looking to join the teaching profession through our range of exciting teacher training programmes. The teacher training provision is led by an outstanding team of specialists from our training hub based at Harris Westminster, in the heart of the city. Our Federation is comprised of 44 primary and secondary schools all located in and around London, and the provision includes School Direct fee-funded and salaried routes, an exciting Future Teaching Scholars programme and Assessment Only provision, so offers exciting opportunities to colleagues who are passionate about being a part of outstanding initial teacher education and early career development.
As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
- The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
- Performance and loyalty bonus
- Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
- Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans
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.
We will review applications as and when they are received, with rolling interview dates.
For a confidential discussion with Shona Findlay, Head of ITE, about this post, please call .
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.