Teaching Assistant

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane, London

Contents

Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Grade 2 (Outer London): £20,835-£21,210 (FTE)

Job summary

Passionate about teaching? Join us at Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane. We are looking to recruit a dynamic, forward thinking and enthusiastic EYFS/KS1/KS2 Teaching Assistant.

Your opportunity

You will predominantly be working with groups of children under the direction of the class teacher, with occasional basic administrative tasks. Your role will also involve small group and individual support focused on raising attainment.As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London.As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career. Join us in our mission in cultivating 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. You will need:

Strong literacy and numeracy skills.
A qualification of minimum NVQ level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent, or equivalent experience working in a school.
The ability to use your initiative.
The ability to communicate effectively with children and parents and work as part of our dedicated and caring staff team.
Experience of working with children for whom English is an additional language.
Experience of delivering a structured phonics programme would be desirable.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

Next Steps

Please download the Job Pack 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Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. Applications will only be considered if submitted online and before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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 page for more information.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 433 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@harrisfederation.org.uk

About Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane

Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane is a successful two form entry primary with part-time nursery located in North London. Our aim is to provide an education that is affirming, aspirational and transformational so that all our children leave us academically and emotionally equipped for their next stage. Our staff strive to provide the best possible education and opportunities for our children to face the challenges of the 21st century. We are welcoming and supportive. If you visit our website you can view our priorities, approaches, vision and values in more detail.

School location

Philip Lane, London, N15 4AB