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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    10 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,012

Pay scale

Grade 2 (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. We are currently looking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant to attend to pupils' personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical hygiene and welfare matters.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualifications to GCSE Level standard or equivalent
  • Knowledge and understanding of pupils with social and emotional difficulties that may impact upon their behaviour
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Some knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds


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

As SEN Teaching Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Attend to pupils' personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical hygiene and welfare matters;
  • As part of making reasonable adjustments for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities it will sometimes be necessary to direct you to support pupil's intimate care needs in line with the academy Intimate Care Policy and to maintain the pupils health, safety and personal dignity.
  • Work with the class teacher and Inclusion Manager to support the implementation of person centred planning and targets for SEND pupils.
  • Liaise with appropriate external SEND or health professionals to ensure that advice on provision for individual SEND pupils is effectively implemented.
  • Supervise and support SEND pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning;
  • Establish good relationships with all pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs;
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils;

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, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.
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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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