Graduate Teaching Assistant, Tottenham, London: N17 9XT

Closing date:New this week

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine ParkTottenham, London: N17 9XT

Date posted:
Start date: Negotiable
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 2 (Outer London): £19,896-£19,935 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an inspiring and talented Graduate Teaching Assistant.

Your opportunity

The role will include responsibilities including supporting children’s learning, undertaking playground duties, preparing resources and assisting the class teacher. You will be expected to uphold the policies of the school and support the school ethos. This role would be ideal for an ambitious graduate looking to start a career in teaching.

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park, in one of our other 46 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

Harris Benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
  • Performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans

The opportunity to work with our amazing children!

What we are looking for

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. We are looking for:

  • A commitment to the highest achievement for all
  • A resourceful and enthusiastic educationalist
  • At least six months' experience of working with children in a primary school or a similar setting
  • A good team player who is proactive and able to act on their own initiative
  • Strong and confident use of ICT, as well as the ability to read and write fluently and confident in maths.

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

About Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is in the heart of Tottenham, serving a diverse inner city community celebrating a wealth of language and cultures. In 2017/18, we were the highest performing primary academy in the Harris Federation, and in the top 3% in the country for progress.

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park?

  • A supportive environment of excellent teachers and support staff
  • Enthusiastic, well behaved and motivated pupils
  • A creative, enriched curriculum where science, ICT and arts matter
  • A wealth of events and school trips to engage children in the richness of London’s cultural heritage. 
  • Outstanding progress and outcomes for all children

The Harris Federation

The Harris Federation is the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. We have an established reputation in transforming education in London and an unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. We have transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. Social mobility is the Holy Grail for the pupils we serve. The key to their futures is a high quality education.

We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future.

We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.

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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More about Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Glendish Road, Tottenham, London, N17 9XT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8808 2045
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School summary

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is in the heart of Tottenham, serving a diverse inner city community celebrating a wealth of language and cultures. Our vision of high expectations, creative learning, and mastery of teaching secure...