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15/11/18

Retweeted From UCAS

Already sent your application? 😍 Congratulations! 🎉 Our flowchart explains what happens next ✔️ https://t.co/1pMlfgtYOi

15/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

Philosophy masterclass with Mr Lane! https://t.co/Ktbtue0huL

15/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Peckham

Perfect quote for outside the library! https://t.co/MTJXggPsRC

15/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Careers

ICT Technician required .Apply now https://t.co/IMShRkVJ3y 💻 https://t.co/75db6JYchd

15/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Garrard

Come to our Sixth Form Open Event, Weds 21 Nov, 5-7pm. At Harris Garrard Academy, Yarnton Way, Thamesmead, DA18 4DW. Discover all the the fantastic opportunities on offer. Find out more at https://t.co/tQ4PiT9fSJ https://t.co/Jg6iCfAbNL

15/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Sixth Form

Come & meet current students & teachers at our TONIGHT ! Find out what & we offer 4.30pm to 7.00pm -East Dulwich Homestall Campus (SE22 0NR) -East Dulwich Rye Campus (SE22 0AT) https://t.co/VmfGNYEYen

14/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Wimbledon

Today in STEM club we have started the BP ultimate STEM challenge. The students are tasked with designing and engineering a solution to a real life problem. We will enter the students into the competition and they could win £1000 for science equipment or school trips! https://t.co/fwqxpcU0y2

14/11/18

Retweeted From HJAC

Children at HJAC loved their Healthy Eating workshop. Ricardo from was amazing. https://t.co/652i7W9hzO

14/11/18

Retweeted From HarrisBeckenham

All welcome to attend and support our talented rugby teams in the Beckenham 5th Annual Rugby Floodlit Tournament on Friday 30th November 2018 from 6.00 to 11pm. BBQ, mulled wine and a raffle all on offer along side some great rugby matches! https://t.co/S4NmZwTShm

14/11/18

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Are you passionate about health, sport & fitness? Apply to in our of academies in Sept'19! There's no time to waste! Apply via UCAS 1TZ & ! https://t.co/FaSoBkCzNB

14/11/18

Retweeted From Friends at Beckenham

Our next meeting is Tuesday 20th November 6:30 to 7:30pm. All Parents & Carers welcome. Exciting changes ahead!

14/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Sixth Form

Thursday 15th Nov 4.30pm to 7.00pm Come & meet current students & teachers Find out what & we offer -East Dulwich Homestall Campus (SE22 0NR) -East Dulwich Rye Campus (SE22 0AT) https://t.co/IMdCZXUbYy

12/11/18

Retweeted From HarrisSchoolDirect

Don’t let a bit of rain put you off finding out about a career in teaching. Our team will be on hand later today to answer your questions and share the hot chocolate ☕️and biscuits! https://t.co/8hbfto7adq https://t.co/1iN7NYwoKu

12/11/18

Retweeted From Harris Bromley

The Bromley Rotary Award was launched in assembly before the half term. This is a reminder that application forms need to be returned to Mr Sherwin by this Friday. https://t.co/StnG2MJwoA

12/11/18

Retweeted From HarrisBromleyY7

The 6 rules for mind-maps are: 1. Landscape pages work best 2. Start in the center and leave spaces for branches. 3. Use images to help remember content 4. Use colour for each branch. 5. Use key words and short phrases 6. Use 5 to 7 branches.

12/11/18

Retweeted From Harris South Norwood

Brilliant day. We had the joy of hosting schools from Chicago, USA today to share the wealth of experiences we have at and and about what makes schools work well https://t.co/3pEzC7MoNq

11/11/18

This week we look forward to welcoming Greg White, President/CEO and colleagues from to for a few days of sharing best practice.

11/11/18

Retweeted From Harris South Norwood

For everyone this is a MUST WATCH Highly Recommended viewing - We Will Remember Them https://t.co/ylxRZlWvN8 https://t.co/OMHfcIGJEM

Rebecca Hickey

Rebecca Hickey

Executive Principal, Chobham Academy 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.

Chobham is in the heart of East Village and, as the Olympic legacy school, its building has a stature and elegance which has led to architectural awards and accolades. We specialise in performing arts and English, both of which are very successful areas of expertise at the Academy. We attained a judgement of Outstanding across every category within our first 18 months of opening – a phenomenal achievement for an all-through state school, and one of which we are very proud.

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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