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EAL Classroom Support Assistant

EAL Classroom Support Assistant

Harris Academy Peckham

Peckham Road, Peckham, SE15 5DZ

  • Expired
To be negotiated + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Apply by:
2 February 2018

Job overview

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 your child for the demands of the 21st century global workplace.  We expect every child to excel, and will provide the necessary challenge and support to make this happen.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Classroom Assistant, specialising in English as an additional language (EAL).

About you:

The successful candidate will have experience in Languages and be looking for a rewarding and motivating career, actively assisting the learning of children for whom English is a second language. Experience and /or qualifications in this field 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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About Harris Academy Peckham

Harris Academy Peckham is a place where all flourish, all feel valued and where achievement is the key to success. We are thoroughly proud of all our successes to date and look forward to further contributing to the Harris Federation’s excellent track record.

We combine the traditional values of discipline, respect and good manners with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology. With these core values in place, we aim to send out into the world students that are happy and educated with the drive and ambition to be successful.

Our aim is to offer every student the opportunity to develop their potential to the maximum – in their learning, in preparation for the world of work and in their contribution to society.

We are very fortunate to have skilled and dedicated staff who want our students to enjoy their education. They are committed to helping every young person to reach their own personal goals. 

We give our students as many opportunities as possible. No matter what their ability, we want them to learn and experience as much as they can during their time at the Academy. We offer a full, broad and balanced curriculum, ensuring students of all academic abilities enjoy learning. Each student is given the individual care and attention they need to thrive and make maximum progress. 

Our two specialisms of Performing Arts and Business and Enterprise make the Academy an exciting and vibrant place. Students are given engaging opportunities to learn, participate in activities and experience the world of work within a friendly and safe environment. 

Everyone at the Academy is given the chance to find out what they are good at. We have a large and unusual range of out-of-school clubs and activities. Students can, for example, learn a language, play the drums or become a cheerleader. 

Working for Harris Federation

The Harris Federation is a not-for-profit charity. Led and run by teachers, we established our first school over 25 years ago.

There are now more than 40 happy and highly successful primary and secondary academies in our federation. All of these are in and around London. With each school that has joined us, the expectations we set ourselves have increased.

Every Harris academy so far inspected by Ofsted is rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’, with three quarters of our inspected secondary academies judged ‘outstanding’. Our primary schools are newer, but almost half are ‘outstanding’, with the rest ‘good’.

To find out more about working for Harris Federation, please see our Careers Prospectus via the link below.

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