Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich is looking for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for activities under an agreed system of supervision.
This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classes and monitoring students and assessing, recording and reporting on students' achievement, progress and development. Responsible for the management and development of a subject area within the academy and/or management of other teaching assistants including allocation and monitoring of work, appraisal and training.
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 Boys' Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is part of the Outstanding Harris Federation. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy.
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 to senior leadership.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.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, 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, 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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