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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Actual Salary £22,244.74-£22,610.64 (38 weeks per year, 40 hours per week)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,804-£25,212

Pay scale

Grade 3 (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 Primary Academy Coleraine Park is looking for a Graduate Teaching Assistant to support individuals and groups of children at the academy, including those with SEND.

This will involve supporting learning in the classroom and attending to children's personal needs where required, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.

The successful candidate will 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 children 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 children
  • 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
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with an excellent standard of written and spoken English
  • Good administrative and organisational skills
  • Ability to interest, encourage, motivate and engage children
  • Ability to work effectively with team members across a wide range of levels and responsibilities
  • Good ICT skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft packages and the ability to update records and databases.
  • Ability to work using own initiative, exercising good judgement where unsupervised
  • Flexibility of approach to work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercising tact and diplomacy


What the school offers its staff

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is an Outstanding primary academy in the heart of Tottenham 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 also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for non term-time only employees, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising and supporting identified children in 1:1, group or whole class situations, ensuring their safety and access to learning in a purposeful and supportive learning environment.
  • Assisting in developing resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies, working with the teacher to ensure the provision supports learning needs.
  • Assisting in evaluating identified children's progress and providing feedback on their achievements, progress and needs.
  • Leading small group sessions and interventions as appropriate.
  • Attending to children's personal needs where required.
  • Supporting with behaviour management.
  • Undertaking learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities to ensure achievement of learning goals.
  • Assisting with the supervision of children out of lesson times, including playtimes and undertaking lunchtime duty.
  • Supporting children with their learning and development in respect of local and national learning strategies.
  • Preparing the classroom for lessons, clearing afterwards and assisting with the display of children's work.
  • Preparing and maintaining resources and assisting children in their use.
  • Undertaking record keeping as requested.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with parents/carers, gathering and reporting information as directed.
  • Providing administrative support as required.
  • Accompanying teaching staff and children on visits, trips and off site activities as required.


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
444 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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