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What Our Staff Think

"Just love it!"

"I love working here!"

"I really enjoy working with everyone at Harry Watts Academy and always feel supported in everything I do, as well as career goals and aspirations."

"Harry Watts feels more like a family than a workplace, it is a joy to wake up and I look forward to coming to work every morning. Everyone is delightful to work with, staff and children alike. Harry Watts Academy is a place where I feel safe, supported and confident to be myself."

"I have never worked in such in a caring environment. The happiness of staff and pupils is evident as soon as you enter the building. This has to be credited to our leadership team who have nurtured the school from opening with a few pupils and small staff team which has continued to grow into an even bigger, happier school!"

"Harry Watts is a fantastic place to work."

"I enjoy working at Harraton it’s an amazing school, with awesome staff."

"Staff well-being is a priority at Harry Watts Academy, which reflects in the morale within the school. It then also reflects in the outcomes for pupils, as staff feel well supported."

"Harry Watts Academy is an amazing school to work at. The children are amazing, the staff are amazing and everyone treats everybody with respect. I wouldn’t want to work anywhere else."

"Working at Harry Watts Academy is the most amazing rewarding job ever. I appreciate being a part of the Harry Watts Academy family and highly praise my Engage team as they are fantastic. I love working alongside them every day and caring and working with our children! Our pathway lead (Jodie!!) Is the most approachable, reliable fantastic lady ever who does amazing in her job role. What an amazing place to work with amazing staff and children."

"Such an honour to be a part of such an amazing team who always strive to do what’s best for their staff and pupils. Always such a positive and happy environment to be in. So grateful to be a part of the Harry Watts Team."

"I love working at HWA and the support and encouragement I am given to grow professionally."

"Harry Watts Academy is a extremely pleasant and positive place to work and I consider myself very fortunate to be part of Harry Watts Academy."

"Best school I've worked in when it comes to Leadership and Management. Staff are a priority and their wellbeing is supported, and kept in mind when decisions are being made."

"SLT lead by example, and are always approachable and support all members of staff. SLT are approachable and friendly."

"I have always enjoyed working at Harry Watts Academy and I do think the introduction of the pathway leads has continued to improve the strong leadership and management of staff."

"Highly supportive leadership team who strive to achieve the best for their staff and pupils."

"SLT make staff feel listened to and act on requests. I feel supported within my role and can approach SLT anytime to discuss any issues I may have. SLT are genuinely interested in every child and things going on in classrooms and around school."

"I feel supported, listened to and appreciated."

"Leadership team is strong and supportive yet realistic. Willing to listen to staff and not afraid to support and help staff develop themselves."

"I am new this year to working in this school and I feel so comfortable and at ease while working here. Everyone, whether that be other TAs, teachers or SLT, have made me feel welcome, well trained and happy to come to work."

"Leaders and Management show genuine care for their students and staff wellbeing."

"Leaders are approachable and work with all staff to ensure the best possible learning environment for students and working environment for all staff. Staff all work well together as a team."