Teaching Assistant (EYFS), Haringey

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Harris Academy TottenhamHaringey

Date posted:
Start date: October 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP 3 - 4 (Outer London) : £20,835 - £21,210 FTE
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an inspiring and talented Primary Teaching Assistant to work closely with the class teachers at Harris Academy Tottenham. You will be enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team and want the very best for our students.

Your opportunity

Ready to make your mark in a career in education? Join us at Harris Academy Tottenham to inspire and engage our brihgt young minds. As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes  and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career  whether in our central team or in one of our 48 academies. Your ambitions are ample to the growing success of our academies, maintaining this means putting your ambitions first with a strong career progressive culture.  Join us in  our mission to positively contribute to cultivating an exceptional learning environment for all our students.   

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 successful Teaching Assistant who is able to raise and sustain high standards;
  • An innovative and creative practitioner with a drive and passion to ensure all students achieve;
  • Enthusiasm for working with a range of students with differing needs and abilities;
  • Initiative and a keenness to be involved in all aspects of the academy life;
  • A Teaching Assistant who is able to enthuse and inspire students;
  • A proven track record of good working relationships and professionalism;
  • Confidence in working independently with small groups of students.

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

About Harris Academy Tottenham

Harris Academy Tottenham is a 3-18 academy with a Specialism in Mathematics and Enterprise, judged by Ofsted as 'Outstanding' in 2017. This will be an exciting opportunity to be part of an excellent team who will develop and provide outstanding teaching and learning and exceptional outcomes for students. At Harris Academy Tottenham, we have an unwavering belief in the potential of every child. A strong sense of family values underpins our innovative approach to education. As an all-through Academy, we have created a community which encourages parents to be at the centre of their children’s education. We combine the traditional values of strong discipline, smart uniform and good manners with the best of modern teaching and technology. As part of our specialism in Mathematics, we work with specialist leaders in education and some of the UK’s top universities to focus on developing pupils’ mathematical skills. We want to ensure that your child has the skills to compete on the world stage. 

Why work at Harris Academy Tottenham?

  • The opportunity to work a new and exciting academy, judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted
  • A calm, well-disciplined yet positive and innovative learning environment
  • Excellent prospects for future promotion
  • A fantastic community of parents and children who deserve the best

Harris Benefits

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

  • Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
  • Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
  • An Outer London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

Click here for a full list of Harris benefits. 

The Harris Federation

Our academy is part of the Harris Federation, the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. Harris has an unrivalled track record in raising standards and achieving success for the children in our academies.

Professional development and sharing best practice are a key part of the Harris Federation success, and we can draw on this to offer you top quality training at every stage of your career path, from Beginner Teacher to Middle Leader. We will invest in you with coaching, mentoring, and can offer a wide range of training programmes, delivered by our Teaching School Alliance.

We look for talented teachers who are passionate about their subject and making a difference. You can help us transform education in London, and create exceptional places of learning.

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.



More about Harris Academy Tottenham
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Technopark, Ashley Road, Tottenham, London, N17 9LN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3772 4243
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Harris Academy Tottenham opened in September 2014. As an all-through school, it began with a Reception in its Primary phase and a Year 7 in its Secondary phase. These phases are growing by a year group each September until it reaches full capacity an...