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  • Start date details

    September

  • Closing date

    22 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 June 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 £21,307.59-£21,658.08 (39 weeks per year, 37.5 hours per week)

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3 (Outer London): £24,804-£25,212 FTE

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 Purley Way 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, and will support PE lessons.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths – Grade C or above
  • UKCC Level 2 Qualified (or higher) in any sport or appropriate equivalent qualification
  • Experience of delivering sport coaching sessions to young people aged between 5 and 11 in a school environment
  • 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 Purley Way has been open since 2016 and is Ofsted rated Outstanding in all areas. At full capacity there will be 21 classes from Reception to Year 6. We opened with a Reception cohort and are growing by a year group at a time with currently over 350 pupils on roll from Reception to Year 5. The whole community strive for Harris Primary Academy Purley Way to be the best it can possibly be which is encapsulated by our vision statement: “Excellence for All”.

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 to senior leadership.

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.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for non term-time only employees, and many other benefits.


Further details about the role

As part of your role, you will:

  • Teach primary-age children the PE curriculum, including dance and gymnastics.
  • Plan, prepare, deliver and assess a range of CPD lessons, PPA cover, extra-curricular club sessions and other related programmes, all designed to enhance the school's PE and Sporting culture.
  • Ensure all equipment associated with the PE session is correctly set up, maintained, stored and returned on completion of the PE session.
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with external agencies as required.
  • Be responsible for agreed enrichment activities.
  • Ensure all students identified for support are given every opportunity to access the curriculum.
  • Highlight each student's learning needs to the class teacher and agree how they will be supported in lessons.
  • Monitor identified students in lessons, providing teachers with feedback on participation and progress.
  • Support identified students to engage with the learning objectives set for the lesson.
  • Use the Academy's behaviour management strategies to contribute to creating a purposeful learning environment.
  • Maintain records of students' progress in relation to their targets.
  • Contribute to evaluation, review and target setting of provision maps.
  • Support teachers in creating a positive learning environment.
  • Join a curriculum team and be responsible for the organisation of resources linked to that team.
  • Supervise students as part of playground duties.


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 Purley Way

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
487 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
020 3872 1970

Harris Primary Academy Purley Way opened in 2016 with its first cohort of Reception children and their families, and now educates children from Reception to Year 2. Since 2017, the academy has been based in purpose built, three storey building, with state of the art technology and resources and facilities to support the school on its journey to Outstanding. Harris Primary Academy Purley Way will grow year on year to provide classes from Reception to Year 6 and offer three forms of entry by 2022.

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