Graduate Teaching Assistant

Harris Academy Tottenham, London

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Job details

Job role Teacher
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Grade 2 (Outer London): £20,835 - £21,210 (FTE)

Job summary

Calling all graduates! Join Harris Academy Tottenham in delivering an outstanding learning environment.

We are looking for inspiring and talented graduate Teaching Assistants to work closely with the class teachers at Harris Academy Tottenham. You will have a strong academic portfolio and track record. You will be proactive, enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills and want the very best for our pupils.

What we are looking for:

Here at Harris Academy Tottenham, we are dedicated to shaping the lives of our students. We work together as committed team of professionals to further the aspirations of our staff as well as students, providing a supportive and collaborative working environment. As a TA the successful candidate will be required to:

Complement teachers’ delivery of the national curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and school policies and strategies;
Work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources;
Provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes;
Encourage pupils to become independent learners;
Provide support for their welfare and support the inclusion of our pupils in all aspects of academy life.
Be committed to on-going professional development;
Contribute to the wider life at the academy;
Be innovative, highly motivated and eager to take a lead.

Academy Ethos

At Harris Academy Tottenham, we instil an ethos of hard work, dedication and commitment to learning, through our Academy values. These are:

To ENDEAVOUR is to strive for your goals, through maintaining the highest expectations of ourselves.
To ENJOY is to take delight and pleasure in the learning process; To gain a feeling of success through relentless passion and drive.
To EXCEL is to achieve your full potential, through mastery of concepts and an ambition to be the best you can be.
At Harris Academy Tottenham, we are innovative, open and collaborative. We would like fellow innovators, passionate pedagogists and creative class leaders to join us during this exciting time. With a dedicated SLT team on hand for support and guidance, there are a multitude of CPD opportunities to thrive on. You can expect to be a part of a fantastic team of dedicated teachers and support staff as well as an attentive, supportive work culture.

Our brand-new facilities allow us to continue expanding our curriculum offer, ensuring students experiences are both varied and enriching. The premises has undergone a comprehensive programme of refurbishment, and reached completion in May 2019. Our new Sports Block opened in May 2019, and has fantastic facilities including a Sports Hall, Activity Studio, Multi Use Game Areas.

Having been recognised as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in June 2017, we are excited to have new members of staff join us in delivering transformative learning experiences. The inspectors commented that ‘learning is the business of the day’ and that sentiment underpins all that we do. Since then, the school continues to grow and strive for the highest standards.

“At our Academy, children will develop their academic scholarship alongside their character; becoming citizens who are a credit to their local community. We provide an extensive extracurricular programme to allow students to develop as a well-rounded person, ready and prepared to embark upon whichever pathway they desire. That is only possible through the partnership that exists between families and colleagues and partners at the academy. We are incredibly proud of the close relationships that develop between colleagues, parents, governors and pupils, and indeed they are central to all that we do.” Tom Howells, Head of Academy

Next Steps

Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. Applications will only be considered if submitted online and before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Being a part of the Harris Federation

We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.

We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Diversity and Equality

We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Employee benefits

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Please visit the Harris careers website for further information.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase All Through
School size 841 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Harris Academy Tottenham website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@harrisfederation.org.uk

About Harris Academy Tottenham

Harris Academy Tottenham is a 3-18 academy with a Specialism in Mathematics and Enterprise, judged by Ofsted as 'Outstanding' in 2017. This will be an exciting opportunity to be part of an excellent team who will develop and provide outstanding teaching and learning and exceptional outcomes for students.

School location

Ashley Road, London, N17 9LN