Mandarin Chinese Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Job Roles:
Teaching Assistant
Organisation Type:
Primary Education
Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Modern Languages, Other Subjects
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Grade 4 (Outer London): £21,198-£22,425 FTE
6th Jun 2018
Start Date:
Harris Federation
Job Ref:

Mandarin Chinese is thriving at the Harris Federation, and we are now looking for an experienced or newly qualified primary school mandarin Chinese HLTA to work across a number of schools, based out of Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace, with a range of primary age students from years 1-6.

The successful candidate will work closely with the two Mandarin Consultants and the Mandarin Primary Specialist Teacher within the Harris Federation, to develop the teaching and learning of Mandarin Chinese. Our aim is to further develop the profile of Mandarin, develop an engaging curriculum that will prepare students for further Mandarin education in secondary school and inspire the next generation of Mandarin speakers.

As an employee with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (LGPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.

About Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace

Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace is a vibrant, multicultural primary academy on the borders of Bromley, Croydon and Lewisham with a clear vision for the future. We are a warm and welcoming academy where the children feel happy and safe. Our academy is in the exciting position of having a ‘Good’ Ofsted under our belt and we are striving for ‘Outstanding’. In our inspection, Ofsted said: “The Principal and other senior leaders have secured good improvements since the academy opened. The quality of teaching has improved. Pupils say that lessons are more interesting and that this has helped to improve their behaviour. As a result, leaders have established a happy and supportive atmosphere which encourages pupils to enjoy academy life and achieve well.”

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace?

A learning community that inspires everyone to have high aspirations and develop a life-long love of learning
A stimulating learning environment in which staff and children feel welcome and safe
A commitment to equality of opportunities, with a culture of respect for different beliefs and for diversity, enabling everyone to reach their full potential
All the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
Generous Harris rewards and benefits package

For more information, or to arrange a visit or a confidential discussion with the Principal, please contact the academy on 020 8778 4742 or

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.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Harris Federation
Tel: 020 8253 7777
Contact: Recruitment

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