HARRIS PRIMARY ACADEMY BECKENHAM
Inspire and transform learning with us at Harris Primary Academy Beckenham. We are currently looking to appoint a split role Teaching Assistant / 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to attend to pupils’ personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical hygiene and welfare matters.
Our oversubscribed two-form entry Academy opened in September 2015 to provide high quality primary places for local families. We believe that every child is unique and that each deserves the opportunity to be happy, feel valued and experience success. OFSTED recognised the hard work and dedication of our staff and graded us Outstanding in 2018.
We are part of a Federation of schools with an established track record in Bromley and across London. Our staff team is committed to ensuring that all our children access the highest quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.
We believe that all children can achieve and know that it is our job as educators to do everything possible to enable children to reach their potential. We are lucky to have a bright, modern and welcoming building for our school community. We are situated in a green and leafy area, with Kelsey Park opposite us and numerous transport links from Bromley and Beckenham Junction
We invite you to visit our website for images of the school and to view past newsletters which showcase our amazing teaching.
Main Areas of Responsibility
As Learning Support Assistant, your responsibilities will include:
As part of making reasonable adjustments for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities, it will sometimes be necessary to direct LSAs to support pupil’s intimate care needs in line with the academy Intimate Care Policy and to maintain the pupils health, safety and personal dignity.
Qualifications & Experience
We would like to hear from you if you have:
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please send us an email, or call to arrange a conversation.
Before applying, please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. This will be helpful for you when completing your application, and throughout the recruitment process.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we may interview and offer to a candidate before the closing date. Please note that we only accept applications submitted before the closing date via our careers website.
Professional Development & Benefits
Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.
In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan including access to a virtual GP, electric car scheme, and many other benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our website.
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.
The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.
We value the diversity of our staff and students, and everyone at the Harris Federation is equally valued and respected. We aim to be an inclusive employer that reflects the communities we serve. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment.