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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - to July 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,212 FTE

Pay scale

Grade 3 (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

Harris Junior Academy Carshalton is looking for a Teaching Assistant to support individuals and groups of students to enable access to learning, contributing to the development and maintenance of a purposeful, nurturing learning environment. The successful candidate will be involved in first aid related matters and have a basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Training

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers
  • Some knowledge of strategies in working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues in the workplace.

Experience

  • Experience of working directly with young people in an education or training environment, supporting the learning of students.
  • Experience of establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, at all levels.
  • Experience of managing and being responsible for own workload.

Personal Skills, Abilities & Qualities

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills,
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with an excellent standard of written and spoken English.
  • Good administrative and organisational skills.
  • Ability to interest, encourage, motivate and engage children
  • Ability to work as part of a team; working effectively with people across a wide range of levels and responsibilities.
  • Computer literate – must have good ICT skills including a working knowledge of MS packages e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel etc, as well as using and updating records and databases.
  • Ability to work using own initiative, exercising good judgement where unsupervised.
  • Flexibility of approach to work.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; having tact and diplomacy where necessary.


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

Your responsibilities will include:

  • To assist in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies, working with the teacher to ensure the provision supports each identified student's learning needs.
  • To assist in evaluating identified students' progress through agreed assessment activities.
  • To provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on students' achievement, progress and needs.
  • To lead small group sessions and interventions as appropriate.
  • To attend to the students' personal needs where required, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.
  • To support with behaviour management, using appropriate strategies in line with academy policy.
  • To contribute to creating a purposeful and supportive learning environment.
  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes as appropriate, adjusting activities to ensure achievement of learning goals.
  • To assist with the supervision of students out of lesson times, including playtimes and undertaking lunchtime duty.
  • To establish good relationships with students, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs.
  • To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students.


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About Harris Junior Academy Carshalton

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
388 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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