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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    1 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Actual Salary £22,022.27-£22,385.48 (38 weeks per year, 37.5 hours per week)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,193-£26,625

Pay scale

Grade 3 (Inner London)

Additional allowances

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

What skills and experience we're looking for

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich 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.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Qualifications 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 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.


What the school offers its staff

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich is one of East Dulwich's newest schools and is part of The Harris Federation of Schools which has an established track record of high standards. In 2017, the Academy was graded OUTSTANDING in all areas by OFSTED.

Children are at the heart of all we do. We are a happy, welcoming and inclusive school, supporting a rich diversity of families in our area. Our vision - Achieving Success Together - recognises the importance of the relationship between school and home in children's development. Parents/carers are welcome as partners in their child's education and there is a strong parent group who work hard to promote the school, raise funds and support learning.

We provide a vibrant learning environment which nurtures and supports children. Pupils are encouraged to be responsible for their learning, to grow in confidence and become independent. In recognition of the work in this area, the school received UNICEF's Rights Respecting School Award in 2017.

We offer an exciting and engaging curriculum where teachers and pupils work together to ensure high quality learning experiences that enable every pupil to achieve their very best. This includes well-structured lessons, opportunities to learn to play a musical instrument, to use new technologies, to learn outside the classroom through engaging educational visits and to learn away from home through high quality residential trips in Key Stage 2.

We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan including access to a virtual GP, electric car scheme, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising and supporting identified students in 1:1, group or whole class situations
  • Assisting in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies
  • Assisting in evaluating identified students' progress
  • Providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers
  • Leading small group sessions and interventions
  • Attending to the students' personal needs where required, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
  • Supporting with behaviour management
  • Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes
  • Assisting with the supervision of students out of lesson times
  • Establishing good relationships with students
  • Promoting inclusion and acceptance of all students.
  • Supporting difference and ensuring all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Supporting students with their learning and development in respect of local and national learning strategies
  • Encouraging students to interact with others and engage in activities
  • Setting challenging and demanding expectations, promoting self-esteem and independence
  • Preparing the classroom for lessons, clearing afterwards and assisting with the display of students' work
  • Preparing and maintaining equipment/resources and assisting students in their use
  • Undertaking student record keeping
  • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with parents/carers
  • Providing admin support as required e.g. photocopying, typing, filing

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 young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
384 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0203 772 4573

Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich is one of East Dulwich’s newest schools and is part of The Harris Federation of Schools which has an established track record of high standards. In 2017, the Academy was graded OUTSTANDING in all areas by OFSTED.

Children are at the heart of all we do. We are a happy, welcoming and inclusive school, supporting a rich diversity of families in our area. Our vision - Achieving Success Together - recognises the importance of the relationship between school and home in children’s development. Parents/carers are welcome as partners in their child’s education and there is a strong parent group who work hard to promote the school, raise funds and support learning.

We provide a vibrant learning environment which nurtures and supports children. Pupils are encouraged to be responsible for their learning, to grow in confidence and become independent. In recognition of the work in this area, the school received UNICEF's Rights Respecting School Award in 2017.

We offer an exciting and engaging curriculum where teachers and pupils work together to ensure high quality learning experiences that enable every pupil to achieve their very best. This includes well-structured lessons, opportunities to learn to play a musical instrument, to use new technologies, to learn outside the classroom through engaging educational visits and to learn away from home through high quality residential trips in Key Stage 2.

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