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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    11 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 40 hours per week, term time only: £24,401.06-£24,606.96 actual salary

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,030-£27,438

Pay scale

Grade 3 (Outer London)

Additional allowances

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

What skills and experience we're looking for

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is looking for a Teaching Assistant to support individuals and groups of children, including those with SEN. The successful candidate will be involved in first aid related matters and have a basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers.

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

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is an Outstanding primary academy and we have high expectations and aspirations for your children. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providing support, care, enrichment and challenge as they come through our doors. We give them opportunities to enjoy their learning and prepare them for future academic success as well as happy lives. We have a unique creative curriculum, a clear vision, high expectations, strong moral values and a love of learning. Our academy is a multi-cultural, multi-faith family where children learn together. They respect and value each other.

We believe all children are special and we "dig for gold" in every child. This means encouraging children to do their very best, not settling for second-best.

The Academy is located in the heart of Tottenham and we are very proud of all of our children and staff. Everyone works hard and behaves well to achieve "exceedingly, abundantly, above all we can think or imagine!'

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, 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 with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for staff who work across the full year, and many other benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our website.


Further details about the role

Your role will include:

  • Supervising and supporting identified children, in 1:1, group or whole class situations, ensuring their safety and access to learning
  • Assisting in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies
  • Assisting in evaluating identified children's progress
  • Providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on children's achievement, progress and needs
  • Leading small group sessions and interventions
  • Attending to children's personal needs where required, including social, health, physical, hygiene, 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 Primary Academy Coleraine Park

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
452 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8808 2045

About Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is in the heart of Tottenham, serving a diverse inner city community celebrating a wealth of language and cultures. In 2017/18, we were the highest performing primary academy in the Harris Federation, and in the top 3% in the country for progress.Our Academy opened in September 2012; one of the48academies within the Harris Federation. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providingsupport, care, enrichment and challenge as they come through our doors. We give them opportunities to enjoy their learningand prepare them for future academic success as well as happy lives. We have a unique creative curriculum, a clear vision, high expectations, strong moral values and a love of learning. Our academy is a multi-cultural, multi-faith family where children learn together. All of our staff are primary specialists and we work together to promote the core values of the Academy and make sure that our children are safe and happy. The Executive Principal of our Academy is Mrs Joanne Taylor and assisted by Vice Principals, Mrs Sinem and Ms Martin. The Chair of Governors is Mr Mario Barosevcic.  

'We believe that confidence,self esteemand strong moral values are the keys to successful futures; that all children can make a difference in the world they live. Therefore at HPACP we develop a ‘can-do’ attitude; empowering every member of the school family to embrace challenge, take risks and aspire to achieve… ‘exceedingly, abundantly, above all we can think or imagine.' - HPACP Mission Statement

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park?

A supportive environment of excellent teachers and support staff
Enthusiastic, well behaved and motivated pupils
A creative, enriched curriculum where science, ICT and arts matter
A wealth of events and school trips to engage children in the richness of London’s cultural heritage.
Outstanding progress and outcomes for all children

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