Classroom Support Assistant, Peckham Road, Peckham, SE15 5DZ

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Harris Academy PeckhamPeckham Road, Peckham, SE15 5DZ
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Our vision at Harris Academy Peckham is to ensure every child achieves excellence in all aspects of academy life. We have high aspirations, both in terms of academic standards and personal development, in order to prepare children for the demands of the 21st century global workplace. We expect every child to excel, and provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and pro-active Classroom Assistant.

Your role:

To provide support to class teachers and the SENCO in supervising and assisting students (1 to1 or in groups) across a wide range of activities, promoting the educational, social, physical and emotional welfare of pupils and contributing to the administrative support of the academy.

About you:

The successful candidate will have experience in supporting the learning and social development of students. Relevant experience and/or qualifications would be an advantage.

Why work at Harris Academy Peckham?

The academy works within the Harris Federation, a supportive and highly successful group of academies all based in and around London.  Each academy operates autonomously within the Federation but all Harris academies collaborate closely in sharing school improvement strategies and in supporting one another.

For information about Harris Academy Peckham or the Harris Federation, please visit or

As a member of the Harris Federation of schools we can offer:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • Staff benefits including free membership of a health scheme.
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • Excellent ICT and learning resources

For more information, please download the Candidate Information Pack above or contact the academy on 020 7703 4417.

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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