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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: Term time only: 39 weeks per year, 37.5 hours per week (£24,030.29 pro rata salary)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,855

Pay scale

Grade 4 (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

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

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Qualifications to GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths at Grade C/4 or higher
  • NVQ Level 3, or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of a range of learning barriers including special needs
  • Experience of contributing to and assessing of 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


What the school offers its staff

We are a three-form entry school situated in Carshalton, which is part of the London Borough of Sutton. Our children, aged between 7 and 11 years of age, bring a wonderful amount of energy and enthusiasm to our school.

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.

Further details about the role

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, your areas of responsibility will include:

  • Taking responsibility for agreed activities under an agreed system of supervision. This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/groups or short term for whole classed, as well as monitoring children and assessing, recording and reporting on children's achievement, progress and development
  • The management and development of teaching within the academy and/or management of other teaching assistants including allocation and monitoring of work, appraisal and training
  • 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 (e.g. SEN, EAL, More Able, all underachieving groups), by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes
  • Encouraging students to become independent learners, providing support for their welfare, and supporting 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.

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About Harris Junior Academy Carshalton

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
357 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
020 8647 7324

Harris Junior Academy Carshalton opened in September 2013. We are a three-form entry school situated in Carshalton, which is part of the London Borough of Sutton. Our children, aged between 7 and 11 years of age, bring a wonderful amount of energy and enthusiasm to our school.

We have more than 300 lively young minds at our Academy. Our dedicated teachers and support staff build on the children’s learning from the infant school to support each to be the best they can be.

Academy Ethos:

At Harris Junior Academy Carshalton we want our school to be a calm and caring learning community in which everyone feels safe, happy and valued.

We give each child all the time and attention that they need to develop their reading, writing and maths skills. We then build on this by providing the children with creative and vibrant learning experiences through which they will develop a love of learning, an ability to think independently and a desire to be the best they can be.

We want our children to leave HJAC as confident and successful learners, who understand themselves and are responsible in the way they conduct themselves. We want them to possess the skills and attitudes to make the most of future opportunities and to contribute to their local community and beyond.

Why work at Harris Junior Academy Carshalton?

Children who bring a wonderful amount of energy and enthusiasm to the school, and who are kind, caring, self-assured and eager to learn
A team of expert teaching and support staff who believe all children can achieve to a high standard
A strong relationship with parents, carers and the local community
A community school ethos with all the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

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