Teaching Assistant, Hackney

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Mossbourne Parkside AcademyHackney

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,749 (FTE) to £24,080 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant

Salary – £22,749 (FTE) to £24,080 (FTE)

Hours of work – Full Time (Term Time only)

Contract – Permanent

Start date – 1st September 2019

Interview dates – TBC

Location – Mossbourne Parkside Academy, Sigdon Road, Hackney, London, E8 1AS

At MPA we continue to build on the Federation’s ethos of exceptional education for all our pupils. With learning at the heart of everything we do, MPA continues to raise expectations and achievement in Hackney and its neighbouring boroughs, with the belief that all pupils can fulfil their true potential. The Curriculum Support Department (CSD) is made up of a SENDCo, a learning mentor, speech and language therapist and classroom based TAs. To support students’ academic, social and behavioural needs we offer a range of interventions and work closely with the pastoral and curriculum teams to ensure that each student is able to reach their potential. We are currently seeking a specialist ASD HLTA to build our capacity to meet the needs of pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

The successful applicant will be passionate about education. They will be well organised and willing to go the ‘extra mile’ and will be focused on the attainment of all pupils. To support and ensure the general care and welfare of all the children in the academy and to assist the teachers in the education process supporting children in their learning and the daily routine of the class.

This post is complimentary to that of the teacher, working in partnership to help further the aims of the academy. You will be required to carry out a wide variety of tasks under the direction and supervision of the teaching staff.  These tasks will include assisting and supporting teachers in their professional duties and supervising children’s work and play activities. 

What we are looking for:

  • Approachable and caring nature
  • Enthusiasm to ensure that students get the education which they deserve
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all staff, students and parents
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the place of the academy in educating pupils and the importance of promoting the moral, spiritual, social and cultural development of pupils from a multi-cultural community
  • Willing to play as part of a team
  • Committed to the safeguarding of students
  • An enthusiastic, flexible and friendly approach.

In order to apply for this position please follow the link to our website and complete an application form at www.mossbourne.org/vacancies      

Please note that CV’s or incomplete application forms will not be considered. All other applications will be considered, however, only those that are shortlisted will be contacted. Mossbourne Federation reserves the right to close adverts earlier than the stated deadline.

“The Mossbourne Federation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.”



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Sigdon Road, Hackney, London, E8 1AS, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8618 1300
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