We are looking for a Behaviour Support Assistant, the sucessful candidate will assist the SRC Manager to provide the provision of a full behaviour support and intervention service for students.
This is an exciting opportunity for a individual passionate about working with children, looking to start or continue their career in a rewarding new role. With a supportive, open faculty team and attentive SLT staff, you can be confident in starting your teaching experience here. Here at Harris Academy Morden, we have a very hard working team of teachers and support staff; they provide a caring and welcoming atmosphere for our students. We pride ourselves in creating an open, attentive space for our staff to grow and invest in themselves, supporting their individual career ambitions!
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 Academy Morden, in one of our other 46 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.
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. The successful candidate will possess:
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Experience of working with young people in an education environment
Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
About Harris Academy Morden
Harris Academy Morden have a very hard working team of teachers and support staff; they provide a caring and welcoming atmosphere for our students. We are traditional in our approach to discipline and uniform, yet forward thinking and at the cutting edge of curriculum development. The Academy's GCSE results in 2017 place us in the top 1% of schools nationally with a Progress 8 score of +1.01. We believe that every student has the potential to succeed and that all obstacles can be overcome with persistence and support. The Academy will prepare students throughout Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 with the expectation that students will move on to high-level apprenticeships, universities including those from the Russell Group, and successful careers.
Why work at Harris Academy Morden?
Flexible working considered for the right candidate
Staff well-being is at the heart of our academy. We have a sensible marking policy, organised marking sessions to give staff time to mark and a two week October half term holiday
Ofsted 2018 ‘There is a low turnover of staff and their morale is high’
The Academy is traditional in our approach to discipline and has very high expectations for student behaviour. Ofsted 2018 ‘The behaviour of pupils is outstanding’
Year 11 GCSE results consistently place the Academy in the highest percentile in the country. Ofsted ‘Pupils achieve exceptional outcomes in public examinations. Current pupils are making outstanding progress’.
At Harris Academy Morden we pride ourselves on the inclusive approach and caring environment we have developed. Ofsted 2018 ‘A very strong sense of community is evident throughout the school’.
Located favourably for public transport with good local access to bus, tram and train links to mainline rail and the underground network
Exceptional personal and professional development opportunities across the Harris network
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
Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.
The Harris Federation
Harris Federation stands as the leading large Multi Academy Trust for both primary and secondary education in Greater London. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Paramount to what we do is closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers. Social mobility has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. Within this, we have continuously transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. We are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education in order to nurture their individual potential.
Every child in London deserves the best possible education. Join us in creating spaces of learning where children everywhere are nurtured for their potential and given the tools necessary to shape their own future.
Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education. Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement.