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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 2 (Inner London): £25,359-£25,776 FTE

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support individuals and groups of students.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Training

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • 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.
  • Experience of managing and being responsible for own workload.

Personal Skills, Abilities & Qualities

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills,
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to interest, encourage, motivate and engage children
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to work using own initiative.
  • Flexibility of approach to work.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


What the school offers its staff

At Harris Academy Morden we pride ourselves on the inclusive approach and caring environment we have developed.Ofsted 2018 ‘A very strong sense of community is evident throughout the school'.

Staff well-being is at the heart of our academy. We have a sensible marking policy, organised marking sessions to give staff time to mark and a two week October half term holiday.

We also 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

Your role will be:

  • To supervise and provide support for identified students, in 1:1, group or whole class situations.
  • To assist in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies.
  • To assist in evaluating identified students' progress.
  • To provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on achievement, progress and needs.
  • To lead small group sessions and interventions.
  • To attend to the students' personal needs where required.
  • To support with behaviour management
  • To contribute to a purposeful and supportive learning environment.
  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes as appropriate, adjusting activities to ensure achievement of learning goals.

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 we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

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About Harris Academy Morden

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
857 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8687 1157

Harris Academy Morden have a very hard working team of teachers and support staff; they provide a caring and welcoming atmosphere for our students. We are traditional in our approach to discipline and uniform, yet forward thinking and at the cutting edge of curriculum development. The Academy's GCSE results in 2017 place us in the top 1% of schools nationally with a Progress 8 score of +1.01.

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