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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: Actual salary £25,250.82 (term-time only, 37.5 hours per week)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,033

Pay scale

Grade 5 Point 12 (Outer London)

Additional allowances

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

What skills and experience we're looking for

Inspire and transform learning with us. Support local children as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant at Harris Primary Academy Mayflower.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above
  • NVQ Level 3, or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of a range of learning barriers, including special needs
  • Experience of contributing to and assessing provision for children with a range of needs
  • Some knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • At least two years' school based experience as a TA, or equivalent

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


What the school offers its staff

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is a successful academy that was judged outstanding in every category in our May 2017 Ofsted inspection.

We are a 5 form entry primary school, opening with a Reception cohort and are growing by a year group at a time with currently 902 pupils on roll from Nursery to Year 6. This will make our academy, which was funded under the free school programme with backing from Thurrock council, the Department for Education and the Harris Federation which sponsors the free school, the biggest primary free school in the country.

We 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 primary role will be:

  • Leading the academy Nurture Provision
  • Complementing the professional work of teachers and SENCO and taking responsibility for agreed activities under an agreed system of supervision This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals and groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring students and assessing, recording and reporting on students' achievement, progress and development
  • Managing and developing a subject area within the academy and/or management of other teaching assistants including allocation and monitoring of work, appraisal and training
  • Under an agreed system of supervision, taking a lead role within the academy to address the needs of students who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning
  • Providing support for students, the teacher and the academy in order to raise standards of achievement for all students, particularly those with SEN, by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes, and to encourage students to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of students in all aspects of academy life


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.

Applying for the job

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About Harris Primary Academy Mayflower

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
1028 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0203 772 4588

Harris Primary Academy Mayflower is a thriving, diverse and friendly three form entry academy that launched in September 2014 and is funded through the free school programme. We serve the communities of Chafford Hundred and West Thurrock. We moved into our brand new building, capable of accommodating five forms of entry, in 2016, and were rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2017.

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