• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Grade 3 (Outer London): £15,472.62-£15,752.98 pro rata (based on £22,185-£22,587 FTE)

Job summary

Inspire our little learners at Harris Primary Academy Croydon. We are currently looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our thriving academy team.

Your opportunity

We are currently looking for a hard-working, reliable teaching assistant to support the delivery of a high quality, accessible curriculum across our school. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of a high quality learning provision at all times, working in partnership with parents/carers and other professionals to ensure all children reach their full potential.

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 Primary Academy Croydon, in one of our other 49 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. The successful candidate:

Will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and children
Will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and social skills
Will have the ability to work in a creative and flexible way
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.

Additional allowances

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
Up to 909 pupils
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
020 8689 7688

About Harris Primary Academy Croydon

Our aim for pupils at Harris Primary Academy Croydon is them to develop into happy, confident and independent individuals who are motivated by a real love of learning. We have high expectations every child provide expert teaching so that our make excellent progress. place strong emphasis on the dedicated reading, writing maths solid foundation build their learning in other subjects. curriculum rich, varied engaging we deliver range extra-curricular activities can try new things learn embrace challenge. hope finds something they truly enjoy excel during time with us, whether science, creative writing, art, public speaking, sport or anything else. goal whole personal, social emotional development key enabling flourish. Every day pupils, teachers staff all contribute making academy warm welcoming learn. I am very proud pupils' positivity towards kindness display each other. hopes pupil, regardless background starting point. prepare lessons engage pupils’ intellectual curiosity burgeoning talents interests. lesson devised be fun children approach positively support work closely any finding aspects difficult identify those need an extra much community school and, as well developing local links partnerships, encourage polite, caring outstanding members community. This, hope, will help enable become compassionate, ambitious, global citizens future. also know close partnership parents carers vital do keep informed involved life. joined Federation 2020 part family primary, secondary all-through academies around London. many successful nearby borough thriving schools, benefit from ability share, learn, challenge

School location

Thomson Crescent, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 3JT

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