Teaching Assistant

Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

Salary: Teaching Assistant Pay Scale - Spine Point 1 to 5 [£20,666.85 - £22,897.35 Actual Pay]

Start date: 19/02/2024

Application closing date: 12/04/2024

Contract Type: Full-Time (Permanent)

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Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy seeks to appoint a Teaching Assistant

Salary                 –        TA Scale S1-S5: £20,666.85 – £22,897.35 [Actual Pay]

Start date           –        19th February 2024

Work pattern    –        36 hours per week

Contract            –        Permanent

Closing date       –        12th April 2024

Interview dates  –        TBC

Location             –        Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

The Mossbourne Federation is actively seeking to increase the proportion of our workforce who come from diverse backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people of Black, Asian and other minority ethnic descent.

Injustice, discrimination and intolerance go against the core tenets of the Mossbourne ethos. We actively reject discrimination in our academies through continuous review of our working policies & practices across the federation, including at board level.

We are committed to developing and supporting inclusivity, diversity & anti-racism in every facet of what we do.

You must be passionate about education, well organised and willing to go the extra mile. You must be willing to assist pupils with their day-to-day personal care needs and to work alongside other professional staff to further pupils’ independence skills. This is including but not limited to mobility, toileting, feeding etc. You will be required to work in close liaison with staff in the Curriculum Support Department (CSD) and class teachers to support students’ inclusion in learning and daily classroom routines. This post is complementary to that of the teacher; you will be required to carry out a wide variety of tasks under the direction and supervision of CSD and teaching staff and will support the inclusion of students with SEND in all aspects of academy life.

Working for a Mossbourne Federation Academy means being part of a community of exceptional practitioners. Colleagues are warm, welcoming and supportive of each other. As one of the country’s leading federations, expectations of staff are high. The Mossbourne Federation engages with, and supports its workforce, thus creating an inspirational working environment which nurtures the development of personal and professional excellence.

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.

Federation staff are rewarded through access to a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to;

  • First Rate Professional Development
  • Teacher Training Programme
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • MossBike Cycle to work scheme
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Discounts at local restaurants

The Federation has ‘teamed-up’ with an award-winning healthcare provider Benenden Health, to provide you with additional support with your health and wellbeing. Your membership fee and the associated tax is fully paid by the Federation, making this a particularly attractive benefit.

If you are passionate about innovative education, have a commitment to personal excellence and are ready for a new challenge, we welcome your application.

Please view the job description here: [Teaching Assistant JD]

Please note that CVs or incomplete application forms will not be considered. All other applications will be considered; however, only shortlisted applicants 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 undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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