• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Grade 3 (Inner London): £19,606-£19,960 actual salary (based on £23,427-£23,850 FTE)

Job summary

Inspire the next generation of leaders at Harris Academy Wimbledon

We are looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant to help build on the foundations for outstanding teaching at our Harris Academy Wimbledon site.

Your opportunity

We offer an excellent induction programme and all staff will be fully supported by, and play an active part in, the Harris Federation. Many Harris Teaching Assistants choose to go on to teacher training through Harris Initial Teacher Education, and this is an excellent opportunity to gain initial classroom experience. As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Academy Wimbledon, in one of our other 48 academies, or in our central team. Join us in our mission to cultivate an exceptional learning environment for all our students.

What we are looking for:

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant. The successful applicant will be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will be able to contribute to supporting and motivating our students.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.

We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.

Safeguarding Notice
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.

Diversity and Equality

We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Employee benefits

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. For more information, please visit the Harris careers website.

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
Secondary
School size
315 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 3962 4300

About Harris Academy Wimbledon

Harris Academy Wimbledon will be an outstanding place to learn. It will provide an excellent education in an innovative, inclusive and happy environment. As well as promoting academic achievement across the curriculum and encouraging participation in extra-curricular opportunities, we want to support our students to make decisions wisely, ready for the challenges they will face as adults. As part of the Harris Federation, we will have the opportunity to partner with other successful Harris schools across London and will have access to a shared pool of resources and expertise.

In November 2020, we moved to our brand new building on High Path which is furnished with excellent facilities.

With the support of our local community, we know that Harris Academy Wimbledon will match the high standards Harris academies are known for, and that we will take excellent care of students.

Being part of a school at its inception is a great experience. Our first students will be the role models for the future and set a trail for others to emulate. Come and be part of this with us!

Why work at Harris Academy Wimbledon?

The opportunity to be part of the founding team of an academy with the highest of expectations and ambitions for its staff and students;
Unrivalled potential for personal and professional development as the academy grows;
All the advantages of a highly successful academy group, including strong central support and outstanding CPD opportunities.

School location

59 High Path, London, SW19 2JY

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