Salary – £17,989.86 (Pro rata) £20,999.02 (FTE) to £20,224.84 (Pro rata) to £23,607.84 (FTE)
Hours of work – Full Time (Term Time only)
Contract – Permanent
Start date – TBC
Closing date - 31st October 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 fulfill 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.
If you want to be part of the team that is improving the future of our students, then read on!
Set within the metropolitan borough of Hackney, all Mossbourne Federation academies are in close proximity to London Overground stations, providing a no-fuss commute for colleagues living in other London boroughs. London’s fashionable ‘East and West Ends’, are also only a short distance away.
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.
Federation staff are rewarded through access to a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to:
• First Rate Professional Development
• NQT Training Programme
• Season Ticket Loans
• MossBike – Cycle to work scheme
• Coaching and Mentoring
• Employee Assistant Programme
• Corporate Gym Membership
• Discounts at local restaurants
• Recruitment Applicant Award
• The Mossbourne Allowance (conditions apply)
To view the full job description for this role, please click here: Teaching Assistant JD
If you are passionate about innovative education, have a commitment to personal excellence and are ready for a new challenge, we welcome your application.
More information about the post and an online application form can be found on our website: http://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 undergoing child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.”