1:1 Primary Teaching Assistant with SEN Experience, Tottenham, London

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Harris Academy TottenhamTottenham, London
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 2: £18,357-£18,396 pro rata per annum + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an inspiring and talented 1:1 Primary Teaching Assistant to work closely with the class teachers at Harris Academy Tottenham. You will be enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team and want the very best for our students. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed professional looking to start, or continue their career in a rewarding new role. 

Harris Academy Tottenham is a new academy with a specialism in Mathematics and Enterprise, rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in 2017. This will be an exciting opportunity to be part of an excellent team who will develop and provide outstanding teaching and learning and exceptional outcomes for students from 3-18 years of age.  

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working with children with complex needs, ASD, behavioural difficulties or ADHD;
  • A passion for supporting children with SEN;
  • A successful Teaching Assistant who is able to raise and sustain high standards;
  • An innovative and creative practitioner with a drive and passion to ensure all students achieve;
  • Enthusiasm for working with a range of students with differing needs and abilities;
  • Initiative and a keenness to be involved in all aspects of the academy life;
  • A Teaching Assistant who is able to enthuse and inspire students;
  • Knowledge of early language and development play;
  • A proven track record of good working relationships and professionalism;
  • Confidence in working independently with small groups of students.

Why work at Harris Academy Tottenham?

  • We have an ethos of excellence, encouraging students to fulfil our high expectations through a dedicated and committed approach
  • We combine the hallmarks of a traditional secondary education with a progressive curriculum in brand new facilities
  • We are a community school, working closely with local people, staff and students to provide an excellent education.
  • As part of the Harris Federation, we offer a generous benefits and rewards package.

For more information on this role, please download the candidate information pack via the apply link, or contact the Academy on 020 3772 4243.

The deadline for applications is noon on 15th January 2018.


Applications are also welcomed from experienced teaching assistants interested to train as a teacher through our Harris School Direct Programme: more information is available here think-train-to-teach

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

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