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EAL Teaching Assistant New

Teaching Personnel

£1.5k - 1.7k per month


Temporary | Part Time



EAL Teaching Assistant needed immediately at a Secondary School in Stoke-on-Trent

Do you want to make a difference by supporting young adults with their academic needs before they enter the harsh reality of the working world?

We are working with a school in Stoke-on-Trent who are looking for a friendly and outgoing EAL Teaching Assistant to join the team from after the half term on 20th February until July 2023. This is a part-time role, 3 days a week, and the days can be relatively flexible.. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with students in KS4 and KS5, prior to examinations.

The school is based in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, which is ideal for candidates wanting to commute via public transport, due to various bus and train links within a 10-minute walk of the school. In addition, candidates wanting to travel using a vehicle can park in the secure onsite car park.

Benefits of this role:

Potential to earn up to £1700PCM (depending on experience)

Cohort of welcoming staff and students passionate about subjects they are studying, generally a positive environment to work in

Secure onsite parking and nearby public transport links

The role itself will involve supporting teachers in all departments of the school and it is essential that candidates are outgoing and can connect with students in a short period of time. Applicants should have confidence in their ability to work 1:1 and with smaller groups of students. It is essential that candidates are flexible and adaptable so that they can offer high quality academic support in various subjects. It is also important for encourage students who are extremely passionate about the matter. It would be beneficial for applicants to have previous experience supporting students with English as an Additional Language.

Expectations of applicants:

The ability to be flexible and work closely with all departments to identify and help those students that need additional support.

It is essential that applicants can build relationships and connect with students in a short space of time.

Candidates must be organised and have experience operating in 1:1 and small group environments.

Have previous experience working as a Learning Mentor, Teaching Assistant or Behavioural Support Assistant (desirable).

All applicants will require appropriate qualifications/experience and the Right to Work in the UK in order to be considered for this role. In addition, applicants must have an enhanced DBS (or be willing to pay for an updated one) and provide an Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable) and 2 professional references.

If you would like to apply for this role, or any other roles that Teaching Personnel might have to offer, you must attach an up to date CV with at least 10 years of your previous employment history (if possible) to be considered.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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