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  • Start date details

    January

  • Closing date

    14 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,438

Pay scale

Grade 3 SCP 6 (Outer London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

Harris Junior Academy Carshalton is looking for a Teaching Assistant to support an individual pupil in a 1:1 capacity.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Qualifications to degree level or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers
  • Some knowledge of strategies in working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues in the workplace.
  • Experience of working directly with young people in an education or training environment, supporting the learning of students.
  • Experience of establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, at all levels.
  • Experience of managing and being responsible for own workload.

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.


What the school offers its staff

We are a three-form entry school situated in Carshalton, which is part of the London Borough of Sutton. Our children, aged between 7 and 11 years of age, bring a wonderful amount of energy and enthusiasm to our school.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, electric car scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Your role will include:

  • Supervising and supporting a child as a 1:1
  • Assisting in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies
  • Providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on the child's achievement, progress and needs
  • Attending to children's personal needs where required, including social, health, physical, first aid and welfare matters
  • Supporting with behaviour management
  • Contributing towards a purposeful and supportive learning environment.
  • Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities to ensure achievement of learning goals
  • Assisting with the supervision of children out of lesson times, such as playtime and lunchtime duty
  • Establishing good relationships with children, acting as a role model
  • Promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all children, supporting difference and ensuring that all have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Supporting children with their learning and development in areas such as literacy, numeracy, Key Stage and/or subject specific
  • Encouraging children to interact with others and engage in activities
  • Preparing and clearing the classroom assisting with the display of children's work
  • Preparing and maintaining equipment and resources and supporting children in their use
  • Undertaking record keeping
  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with parents/carers
  • Providing general administrative support


Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Junior Academy Carshalton

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
357 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
020 8647 7324

Harris Junior Academy Carshalton opened in September 2013. We are a three-form entry school situated in Carshalton, which is part of the London Borough of Sutton. Our children, aged between 7 and 11 years of age, bring a wonderful amount of energy and enthusiasm to our school.

We have more than 300 lively young minds at our Academy. Our dedicated teachers and support staff build on the children’s learning from the infant school to support each to be the best they can be.

Academy Ethos:

At Harris Junior Academy Carshalton we want our school to be a calm and caring learning community in which everyone feels safe, happy and valued.

We give each child all the time and attention that they need to develop their reading, writing and maths skills. We then build on this by providing the children with creative and vibrant learning experiences through which they will develop a love of learning, an ability to think independently and a desire to be the best they can be.

We want our children to leave HJAC as confident and successful learners, who understand themselves and are responsible in the way they conduct themselves. We want them to possess the skills and attitudes to make the most of future opportunities and to contribute to their local community and beyond.

Why work at Harris Junior Academy Carshalton?

Children who bring a wonderful amount of energy and enthusiasm to the school, and who are kind, caring, self-assured and eager to learn
A team of expert teaching and support staff who believe all children can achieve to a high standard
A strong relationship with parents, carers and the local community
A community school ethos with all the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

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