Our people are at the heart of our success. At the Harris Federation we have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre.

We established our first academy nearly 30 years ago and now educate 1 in every 41 pupils in London. Through the hard work of our people, we have a track record of achieving success through rapid school improvement, and have built a reputation for running outstanding academies in London.

Our Vision and Values

Since its inception, the Harris Federation has been dedicated to closing the educational gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers.

Our vision is one where every child, no matter what their background has the same access to education, the same opportunities for further education and the same potential to succeed.

We are always looking for teaching and non-teaching staff who can work collaboratively, support one another and help us in our mission to transform education in London.

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Our Benefits

If the Harris Federation is to continue to offer best-in-class education to young people across London, we need to be able to attract the best talent. Our benefits package offers competitive rewards while recognising the importance of staff wellbeing and career development. It includes:

  • Opportunities for progression and professional development
  • A Harris Allowance for Teaching Staff
  • Performance and Loyalty Bonus
  • Pension scheme (TPS or LGPS)
  • 25 Days' Holidays plus bank holidays (for non-term time only employees)
  • Flexible Family Friendly Policies
  • Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cycle Scheme
  • ICT and Season Ticket Loans
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Diversity and Equality

At the Harris Federation we are dedicated to diversity and equality. We believe it is of the utmost importance that we have a staff that are representative of the young people we teach and the communities we serve. Staff at Harris come from all backgrounds and walks of life, coming together to inspire young minds. We promote an inclusive culture that embraces the valuable and enriching contribution that all our staff members make.

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