Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA). Our HLTAs work as part of a thriving SEND team to support the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities provision in our Academy. They will be committed to equality of opportunity for all young people, and will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every young person to be successful no matter their starting points.
We would like to hear from you if you have:
- Experience working with children of relevant age
- Experience of working with students with additional needs
- Experience of delivering literacy and reading/writing recovery programmes
- Evidence of fulfilling the Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards, or the ability and potential to fulfil them within the first six months of the role
- Relevant qualifications that help demonstrate evidence towards the above
- Excellent numeracy/literacy skills
- Relevant qualifications at A level or equivalent to at least NQF Level 3
- Evidence of specialism in specific curriculum areas or areas of particular learning difficulty
- Qualifications relevant to the subject area you will be based in
- Training in relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy
- Skills/training in curriculum or learning area of specialism
For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.
Harris Academy Battersea will be in its 8th academic year in 2021-2022 and has established itself as one of the highest performing schools in London, judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted in 2018. In 2017, it was awarded the Evening Standard School of the Year as well as being named one of the Sunday Times Top 20 Schools in the country.
We 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.
The main responsibilities of your role will be:
- Supporting students, including building productive working relationships, promoting inclusion and acceptance, and providing feedback on their progress, achievement, behaviour and attendance
- Supporting teachers, including teaching small groups or whole groups, planning lessons and implementing the academy's behaviour policy
- Supporting the curriculum, including delivering learning activities within local and national learning strategies and selecting and preparing appropriate resources to lead learning activities
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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