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  • Job start date

    25 April 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 40 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,815.54 - £23,316.33

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience working independently and as part of a team
  • Develop & maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders, communicating key information in a timely way
  • Experience of support work with children with complex educational needs within an inner-city multicultural academy
  • Experience of working on a one-to-one basis with students with specific needs under the direction of teachers
  • Experience of helping to deliver teaching programmes under the direction of teachers to groups of students
  • Knowledge of issues related to underachievement of children and strategies to engage reluctant or underachieving learners
  • Knowledge of strategies to support children in acquiring English as an additional language


  • A recognised qualification in child development / Early Years / Numeracy & Literacy / Special Education Needs
  • A recognised qualification in First Aid
  • GCSE Grade 5 (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths

IT knowledge

  • Strong working knowledge of the MS Office Applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to meeting deadlines internally and externally ensuring output consistently is of an exemplary standard
  • The upmost integrity and high levels of motivation &commitment
  • Proactive approach to dealing with problems as they arise
  • Efficient time management & prioritisation skills
  • Ability to use initiative under Line Manager or class teacher’s direction
  • Genuine interest & passion for the education of young people & the will to contribute to the wider life & community of the Federation; Committed to the principles of Inclusive Education
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently

Applicable to all staff

  • Undertake training as required to fulfil the requirements of the role
  • Support Mossbourne’s efforts both verbally and non-verbally (i.e. via actions and attitude), including adjusting performance and practice in accordance with Mossbourne’s initiatives and findings
  • Recognise your role as part of the success of Mossbourne
  • Play an active role in terms of Safeguarding all students and adults

What the school offers its staff

  • ­ First Rate Professional Development
  • ­ NQT Training Programme
  • ­ Season Ticket Loans
  • ­ MossBike Cycle to work scheme
  • ­ Coaching and Mentoring
  • ­ Employee Assistant Programme
  • ­ Corporate Gym Membership
  • ­ Discounts at local restaurants
  • ­ Recruitment Applicant Awards

Commitment to safeguarding

The Mossbourne Federation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
836 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy (MVPA) we continue to build on The Mossbourne Federation ethos to provide an exceptional education for all pupils in our care. With learning at the heart of everything we do, MVPA continues to raise expectations and achievement in Hackney and its neighbouring boroughs with the belief that all students can fulfill their true potential. Our staff deliver excellent lessons; our pupils enjoy a vibrant enrichment programme and have access to debate, speech making and presentation training through our oratory specialism. Our excellent teaching staff work in a rewarding environment where everyone pulls together for the same thing; the best possible deal for our pupils.

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