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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    9 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,545-£28,977

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

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our team at Harris Academy Wimbledon.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience working with children of relevant age
  • Experience of working with students with additional needs
  • Experience of delivering literacy and reading/writing recovery programmes
  • Understanding of the school curriculum.
  • The ability to assess progress and performance.
  • The ability to understand and support the importance of physical and emotional wellbeing
  • The ability to maintain intervention records


What the school offers its staff

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.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance for teachers on MPS/UPS, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our website.


Further details about the role

As a teaching assistant at our academy, you will:

  • Be responsible for a small group of students who are on the reading recovery programme to improve their reading ages
  • Support in the school library as and when needed
  • Establish good relationships with students, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Encourage students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations, promoting self-esteem and independence
  • Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist students in their use
  • Undertake student record keeping as requested
  • Attend relevant meetings as required
  • Accompany teaching staff and students on visits, trips and off-site activities as required


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 Academy Wimbledon

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
846 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
020 3962 4300

We are an ‘Outstanding' (Ofsted 2023) secondary academy, established in 2018 to provide an excellent education for children in Wimbledon. With our new Sixth Form opening this year, we will soon have a full cohort of students aged 11-18.

Two years after opening, we moved into our brand-new building which is modern, bright and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in every area of the curriculum. We are oversubscribed and fortunate to have an amazing level of support from the community with waiting lists for entry into every year group of our academy.

Harris Academy Wimbledon promotes high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum, encourages participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empowers students to make decisions wisely. The curriculum is rich, diverse and personalised ensuring every student achieves his or her true potential. Academic success goes hand-in hand with a rich variety of enrichment and extra-curricular activities; these help foster a spirit of aspiration, resilience and joy in learning.

Professional learning is at the heart of the academy, supporting all staff in their development. The academy has a growth mindset approach where industry and commitment are seen as cultural virtues. Development of resilience, self esteem, managing risks/consequences and the ability to work effectively together all form a key part of the pastoral provision.

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