Teaching Assistant

Mossbourne Community Academy

Salary: From S1-1 £17,133.27 to S1-3 £18,162.47 (Actual Salary per year )

Start date: 01/11/2021

Application closing date: 29/10/2021

Contract Type: Full-Time (Permanent)

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Mossbourne Community Academy seeks to appoint a

Teaching Assistant


Salary – From S1-1 £17,133.27 to S1-3 £18,162.47 (Actual Salary)

Start date – 1st November 2021

Work pattern – Full time (36 hours per week/38 weeks per year)

Contract – Permanent

Closing date – 29th October 2021

Interview dates – TBC

Location – Mossbourne Community Academy, 100 Downs Road, Hackney, E5 8JY

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 and anti-racism in every facet of what we do.

We are seeking an outstanding Teaching Assistant with a passion for working with students of all abilities and the talent to support our students to achieve outstanding results.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience or keen desire to work with and support children to enable them to make accelerated progress in their learning
  • Excellent English, mathematics, IT and communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the academy’s place in educating pupils and the importance of promoting the moral, spiritual, social and cultural development of pupils from a multi-cultural community
  • An understanding of the secondary curriculum and of the varied needs and difficulties presented by students with special needs
  • Enthusiasm to ensure that students receive the education they rightly deserve
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all staff, students and parents
  • Ability to raise aspirations, expectations and achievement of all students regardless of ability
  • Willingness to be a team player and go the extra mile to uphold Mossbourne’s values
  • Commitment to the safeguarding of students
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and friendly approach
  • A professional manner at all times

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
  • NQT Training Programme
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • MossBike Cycle to work scheme
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Discounts at local restaurants

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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