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16/07/19

Retweeted From Harris City Academy

Today is opening night of the amazing HCACP production of Grease. 16th, 17th and 18th of July 2019. Tickets available via parent pay. https://t.co/22SWFWLiXG

14/07/19

we would love to have you visit sometime to encourage our students https://t.co/CsUidLhmLs

14/07/19

Retweeted From Harris Careers

England’s First Free Nursery is opening soon! Harris Nursery Hub Peckham with support from sponsors, Urban Exposure, will offer free full-time spaces. Across a newly developed site, facilities include a dedicated sensory room and an all-weather garden. Find out more today!

14/07/19

Retweeted From Harris Greenwich

Last week of term coming up. Please ensure your child has 100% attendance...we keep them learning to the last minute - no videos or other waste of time. School finishes at 2pm on Friday.

13/07/19

Retweeted From WORDfest 13.07.2019

WORDFest officially opened by Sir Dan Moynihan! https://t.co/f9whZRqD7I

11/07/19

Competitors ready? Spectators ready? https://t.co/UWdzrhh4yK

10/07/19

Retweeted From Greg Hurst

Teachers! has produced 6 lesson plans to help teachers encourage children aged 14-16 to think critically about the news they see, hear and read. You can download them free here: https://t.co/XolOcQCbCQ

05/07/19

Congratulations! https://t.co/RKHdTVqGqM

04/07/19

Congratulations to winners 'most creative' 'highly commended: Bromley High Streets turns into a sea of planters https://t.co/IXxsYd2xrb

04/07/19

Retweeted From HPA Philip Lane

It's TOMORROW!!! 4.30pm can't come quickly enough! See you there? 😀 https://t.co/X4cT4LX26V

02/07/19

Retweeted From WORDfest 13.07.2019

The countdown is on... will you be joining us? https://t.co/SwpBmJm3tZ

02/07/19

Great work well done!! https://t.co/JGI5bWR7sW

02/07/19

Harris Academies https://t.co/Ddu8r7LvQJ

  • July 16, 2019 Today is opening night of the amazing HCACP production of Grease. 16th, 17th and 18th of July 201...
  • July 14, 2019 we would love to have you visit sometime to en...
  • July 14, 2019 England’s First Free Nursery is opening soon! Harris Nursery Hub Peckham with support from sponso...
  • July 14, 2019 Read more
  • July 14, 2019 Last week of term coming up. Please ensure your child has 100% attendance...we keep them learnin...
  • July 13, 2019 WORDFest officially opened by Sir Dan Moynihan! Read more
  • July 11, 2019 Read more
Rebecca Hickey

Rebecca Hickey

Executive Principal, Harris Academy Peckham and Principal, Harris Academy Beckenham

I came into teaching inspired by a love for English Literature and an outstanding teacher who guided me through GCSE and A Level.

My career started in local authority state comprehensives, rising from NQT to assistant principal over seven years, before joining the Harris Federation – where I have now worked for ten years.

My time with Harris has been hugely rewarding. I have been given endless opportunities to improve my professional skills and have met some wonderful colleagues, with whom I have felt privileged to collaborate. It is exceedingly challenging, and expectations are very high, but the satisfaction I have felt through successes in my various roles have made every minute worth it.

The most positive aspect of working for the Harris Federation is the way the team works together. There is always somebody available for advice, guidance and encouragement, with no issue being too trivial. The support network is quite phenomenal, and this has not lessened despite our rapid growth as a Federation.

The academies I lead are very different, but both have enormous strengths. Beckenham is a very special Academy: a true community comprehensive serving its local residents. It has improved year on year and is increasingly becoming the school of choice in our area. Our staff and students are remarkable and our ethos of scientific enterprise as well as our relentless focus on WORD (Writing, Oracy and Reading Development) makes it a thriving, dynamic place of learning.

Harris Academy Peckham sits at the heart of its richly multi-cultural community and provides an excellent standard of education and personal development for every student. Our ethos of LEAP (Leadership Enquiry Aspiration Perseverance) underpins all of our key policies and creates a clear and powerful vision for our students and staff. An exciting place to work, with the opportunity to make a truly significant difference to young people’s life chances, Harris Academy Peckham is a place of ambition and aspiration through and through.

If you are applying for a position at either academy, you need to have optimism and a ‘can-do attitude’ among your core values – they are fast-paced, challenging places of learning. You will need to be flexible to the needs of our students and dedicate yourself to every aspect of academy life.

If you possess these qualities, the Harris Federation is a truly exceptional place to build your teaching career. There is nowhere better to receive exemplary professional development and to work with experts across every aspect of the educational realm.

My top three qualities when looking for a teacher:

  • Subject expertise
  • A ‘can-do’ approach
  • The ability to communicate effectively and accurately

 

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