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Primary Teaching Assistant. Job in London E-Nursery Jobs

Location
London
Salary
£23,004
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Jun 2022

Inspire and transform learning with us. Harris Academy Chobham 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.

About Us

Chobham Academy is always on the lookout for inspirational and influential staff. Most of all, we are on the lookout for potential colleagues who like our students and want to help them succeed. In order to help our staff have the best possible experience and achieve a proper work- life balance, we have put into place a range of measures to benefit both our teaching and students services colleagues.These include:

  • An extra week of holiday for all Chobham staff. This takes the form of a two-week half term in October. We work fewer days than most other schools.
  • Outstanding professional development both at Chobham and through the wider Harris Federation
  • Excellent promotion opportunities
  • A constant dialogue about workload and how to manage it most effectively. We have regular workload audits, and frequent campaigns to tackle unnecessary work and identify quick wins
  • Rapid and effective support with any student behavioural issues arising
  • A high-quality staff induction programme
  • Marking protocols devised by departments themselves
  • Manageable and flexible lesson planning expectations
  • Clear communications and manageable deadlines. We only ask staff to do what is necessary and avoid complication and confusion. Chobham is an exceptionally well-run school
  • Learning walks rather than formal lesson observations. These are not graded
  • Nursery on site
  • Flexible and part time working encouraged whenever possible
  • Additional time for leadership responsibilities
  • Focus on effective outcomes rather than time spent
  • High levels of administrative support for all teachers
  • Ongoing celebration of staff excellence
  • Generous Harris rewards and benefits package, including an extra £2000 annually for all teachers working in our Academy.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Your role will be:

  • To supervise and provide particular support for identified students, in 1:1, group or whole class situations, ensuring their safety and access to learning.
  • To assist in the development of appropriate resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies, working with the teacher to ensure the provision supports each identified student's learning needs.
  • To assist in evaluating identified students' progress through agreed assessment activities.
  • To provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on students' achievement, progress and needs.
  • To lead small group sessions and interventions as appropriate.
  • To attend to the students' personal needs where required.
  • To support with behaviour management, using appropriate strategies in line with academy policy.
  • To contribute to creating a purposeful and supportive learning environment.
  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes as appropriate, adjusting activities to ensure achievement of learning goals.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • 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.

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. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 633734739-2
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Harris Federation
    Harris Federation
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £23,004
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent