Post: Teacher of English
Start Date: January 2021
Contract: Maternity Cover
Salary Range: Teachers’ Pay Scale (Main or Upper)
Harrow High School is a unique, ambitious and exciting school in North West London, committed to providing an excellent education for the dynamic and diverse community it serves.
We have exceptionally high expectations of all our learners in all that they do and believe that disadvantage or low prior attainment should not act as a barrier to success. We are committed to our ‘4 excellences’ which are at the heart of everything we do and every conversation we have. These are;
• Excellent Learning & Progress
Challenge and engagement, meeting and exceeding targets
• Excellent Aspirations
Quality progression, passion for learning
• Excellent Behaviour, Safety and Care for each other
Respectful challenge, showing empathy
• Excellent Communication
Understanding each other, clarity of purpose
As a result of our commitment to these beliefs, the school is continually improving and as a result, Progress 8 is consistently good. The Sixth Form is also incredibly successful and for the past 3 years have achieved ALPS grades of 2 (top 10% nationally) for A Levels and BTEC courses. The English department is very successful and has excellent take up of its wide range of post-16 courses.
These values also ensure we are committed to a constant programme of teacher development and teacher-led research and we offer a comprehensive and exciting programme of CPD which ensures that all our staff are able to make rapid progress in their careers. Some of this programme is offered in conjunction with the Harrow Collegiate Teaching School Alliance.
The school is committed to promoting and safe-guarding the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
Harrow High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.