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Interested in working with us?

Join our talent network today and stay connected about new job opportunities across our growing academy network and head office central team.

Complete a short online registration with your email and tell us a bit about yourself, and we'll keep you informed about relevant job opportunities.

About Us

The Harris Federation is a pioneering not for profit education charity, and one of the leading Multi Academy Trusts (MAT) in the country. We are a progressive and growing MAT with over 50 primary and secondary academies across London and Essex, employing over 5,000 staff and educating some 40,000 young people. 

We have, over the past thirty years, implemented ideas and initiatives that have transformed the opportunities of pupils from working class and disadvantaged backgrounds. Harris academies are widely recognised as a force for social mobility and we are immensely proud of the role that our alumni are now beginning to play in the world, and of what we believe our current generation of pupils will go on to achieve.

Main Areas of Responsibility

We recruit for a wide range of posts acorss education leadership, teaching, support staff and our head office central team.

No matter what stage in your career, or what job you do, we will support and develop your skills. We have a highly experienced team of leaders, including executive principals, mentors and subject specialists, all committed to supporting your career and developing your skills

Qualifications & Experience

At Harris, teams are always encouraged to innovate, try new things and to do what suits the education of the young people we serve. We have a culture of sharing best practice and finding ways to say ‘yes’ for what works best for you in your academy, department or classroom. We believe there is no better place to grow your career.

Next Steps

The registration will take no more than 5 mins and will require you to upload your CV, so please have this ready.

Once you've registered, we'll contact you via e-mail with relevant opportunities that match your skills, experience and preferences. One of our recruiters may also contact yo u to arrange a time to discuss current vacancies in more detail.

Professional Development & Benefits

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.

We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Before you start your application...

To submit an application you’ll need to have ready:

  • Personal information about you
  • A CV to upload
  • Referees Details
  • Answers to questions about your Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Speed up your application

When prompted, you can upload a CV which will auto fill several sections of the online application, or you can use your LinkedIn profile. If you have made a previous application, you can reuse this by requesting a security code.

Need any Help & Support?

Visit our Help and Support for FAQs and our Application Checklist

We look forward to receiving your application.