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Teaching Assistant

Harris Primary Academy Merton, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1JW

This job expired on 18 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 April 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

Grade 2 (Inner London): £23,004-£23,421 FTE

Actual salary

£19,252.58-£19,601.58

Teaching Assistant job summary

Inspire the lively little learners at Harris Primary Academy Merton ! We are looking to appoint 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.

Main Areas of Responsibility
As Teaching Assistant, your responsibilities include:

To supervise and provide particular support for identified students, in 1:1, group or whole class situations, ensuring their safety and access to learning.
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.
Qualifications & Experience
Educated to degree level or equivalent
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.

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. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities
The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Additional allowances

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.

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.

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, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

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About Harris Primary Academy Merton

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
502 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
0208 679 3707

Harris Primary Academy Merton is a primary academy for local children aged two to 11. We opened in September 2014 and were rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2017. It is our belief that children thrive when they are consistently happy and safe at school and that through expert teaching and support all pupils can achieve to a high standard. We have a nursery available for a capacity of 60 children and are a 2 form entry school for children in Pre School through to Year 6. We also have an additional resource base for 20 children who are diagnosed with Autism. We want all of our children to have a truly enjoyable experience at school. Our pupils’ achievements are celebrated every day in their lessons and we are proud that they are kind, caring, self-assured and eager to learn.  
Why work at Harris Primary Academy Merton? 


  • Judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted: “The pursuit of excellence is at the heart of the work of leaders and staff. Morale is high. The staff team is fully behind the principal’s vision and has helped develop a culture where high expectations of work and behaviour are the norm." 

  • A school where pupils' achievements are celebrated every day in their lessons 

  • Children who are kind, caring, self-assured and eager to learn 

  • Part of the Harris Federation, sharing best teaching practice with other Harris academies and building on the Federation's proven track record in the borough 

  • Exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development 

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