Teaching Assistant with Personal Care responsibilities

Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

Salary: TA Scale S1-S5: £19,405.43 - £21,499.86 [Actual Pay] + £1500 per annum

Start date: 27/02/2023

Application closing date: 20/02/2023

Contract Type: Full-Time (Permanent)

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Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy is pleased to advertise for a

Teaching Assistant with Personal Care responsibilities


Salary – TA Scale S1-S5: £19,405.43 – £21,499.86 [Actual Pay] + £1500 per annum

Start date – 27th February 2023

Work pattern – Full time [36 hours per week], Term-Time Only [38 weeks per annum plus Inset Days]

Contract – Permanent

Closing date – 20th February 2023

Interview dates – TBC

Location – Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy, Victoria Park Road, London, E9 7HD.

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
  • 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 with Personal Care responsibilities 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.”

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.

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