Primary HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)
Grade 4 (Inner London): £22,218-£23,610 FTE + Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits
Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 after joining the highly successful group of Harris Academies. This 3-18 Academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the new East Village complex, the Academy serves the community to be established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham, Waltham Forest and nearby London Boroughs.
We are looking for Higher Level Teaching Assistants who are passionate about education and have a flair for working with young people across all age groups in Primary education. Candidates should be qualified HLTAs, ideally with a degree in core subjects and who would be interested gaining valuable classroom experience, or those looking to start a career path in Teaching.
Working as part of a highly experienced, collaborative and talented team, your role will be to provide support for Teachers and students, within the classroom. You will be encouraging and supporting pupils to reach their full potential, whilst demonstrating a creative and determined attitude that will help motivate students. You will be directly supporting the students with their Mathematics, Science or English, as well as helping to organise the teaching and learning resources available to students and staff and teach some of the class groups in teachers absence.
What we are looking for:
The ability to interest encourage, motivate and engage children
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
The ability to work well as part of a team
You may be required to work in the Alternative Resource Unit or within the mainstream classes. Working in the Alternative Resource Provision requires experience and training in working with ASD Students.
Why work at Chobham Academy?
An ethos of aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all
Specialisms in Performing Arts and English with a focus on sports excellence, and with world class facilities for learning, leisure and sport
A dynamic centre of learning and the hub of the community
Exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development as part of the Harris Federation; many of our teaching assistants have gone on to teacher training as part of our School Direct programme
Generous Harris benefits and rewards package
For more information contact the Academy on 0203 747 6060.
Applications are also welcomed from experienced teaching assistants interested to train as a teacher through our Harris School Direct Programme.
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.