4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Job role
KS1, KS2, Primary
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Grade 2 (Outer London): £17,916.85-£18,240.74 actual salary (based on £21,408-£21,795 FTE)

Job summary

We are looking for an inspiring, talented Teaching Assistant to join our academy.

Your opportunity

The role will include responsibilities including supporting children’s learning, undertaking playground duties, preparing resources and assisting the class teacher. You will be expected to uphold the policies of the school and support the school ethos.

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 Kenley, 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. We are looking for:

A commitment to the highest achievement for all
A resourceful and enthusiastic educationalist
A good team player who is proactive and able to act on their own initiative
Strong and confident use of ICT, as well as the ability to read and write fluently and confident in maths.
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. Please visit the Harris careers website for more information.

Applying for the job

Please download the Job Pack via the apply link for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
426 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 8660 2714

About Harris Primary Academy Kenley

About Harris Primary Academy Kenley opened in September 2013. We have more than 400 lively young minds at our Academy. Children are supported to be the best they can by dedicated teachers and support staff. is an outstanding school. It not just because of academic achievements pupils but for many other reasons too. The diligent, polite hard working. They a love learning inquisitive nature. staff academy talented parents wider community what we do. Ethos Whatever child’s background or starting point, want make sure that finish Year 6 with skills, social skills knowledge necessary succeed. Every lesson school creative there plenty time children think, play, discover wonder. Each child taught way suits them step quickly if change needed. For some children, this might involve one-to-one finding something difficult others it could mean stretching keep interested. Our relaxed comfortable know good behaviour expected them. frequently praised rewarded trying their being kind, hard-working well-behaved. feel friendly welcoming always every pupil has least one friend. respect each teachers. There zero tolerance approach any type bullying. 'HPAK I believe all deserve very education as result should opportunity life offer.'  Scott Palmer, Head Academy  Why work Kenley?  ‘Outstanding’ school, exceptional from Federation  A flourishing diverse wonderful community  Conveniently located public transport connections into London  Excellent opportunities personal professional development progression  Generous benefits rewards package   

School location

51 Little Roke Road, Kenley, Surrey, CR8 5NF

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