Think Harris Benefits

As well as outstanding professional learning and career development opportunities, we offer a highly competitive benefits package.

 

Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan

Our Medical Cash Plan gives you cover for routine healthcare including optician check-ups, dental treatment, physiotherapy, acupuncture and specialist consultations to help you get quick access to diagnosis.

It also includes a range of benefits designed to help support your overall health and wellbeing, such as specialist scans and selected private package surgeries. This is a taxable employee benefit, the cost of which is met by the Federation.

Who is entitled to this benefit?

All employees on Harris contracts. You are automatically enrolled on your first day of employment.

 

Teaching Performance Bonuses and Harris Allowance

We offer discretionary performance bonuses depending on the responsibilities and experience of your position.

Harris Allowance - £2,000 (Inner London); £1,500 (Outer London)

Who is entitled to this benefit?

Teaching and Leadership staff

Performance and Loyalty Bonus

This bonus rewards staff based on their service with the Harris Federation (calculated at 31st August) and their performance over the academic year. Eligible staff are entitled to the following payments in their December salary:

  • £50 after 1 completed year of service
  • £100 after 2 completed years of service
  • £150 after 3 completed years of service
  • £200 after 4 completed years of service
  • £250 after 5 completed years of service
  • £250 for every year thereafter

Who is entitled to this benefit?

Employees on a Harris Federation contract who are in post during December, and whose performance management rating for the preceding academic year is good or better.

Bicycle Purchase Loans

Our Bicycle Purchase Loan offers up to £1,000 through the ‘Cycle to Work’ scheme.

Who is entitled to this benefit?

All employees who have successfully passed the probationary period

Tapi Carpets Discount Scheme

Staff can get a 20% discount on all carpet and flooring merchandise at Tapi nationwide stores.  The discount does not apply to fitting.

Who is entitled to this benefit?

All employees who have successfully passed the probationary period

ICT Loans

We offer an interest free loan of up to £2,000 to purchase ICT equipment for personal use only. ICT loans are repayable over a 24-month period.

Who is entitled to this benefit?

All employees who have successfully passed the probationary period

Childcare Vouchers

Participation in the Childcare Voucher Scheme, which converts taxable pay to tax free childcare vouchers.

Who is entitled to this benefit?

All employees

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

This provides cover for you and any immediate family members residing at your address, including children in full-time education.  The service provides access to:

  • Stress helpline
  • Structured telephone counselling
  • Face to face counselling referral
  • Serious illness and accident support referral
  • Tax advice
  • Legal advice (the EAP will not provide employment law advice)
  • Elderly care
  • Childcare
  • Medical information

Who is entitled to this benefit?

All employees

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