EAL teaching assistant - Secondary School

Teaching Personnel Ltd
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you experienced in supporting students who have English as an additional language?

Our partner secondary school located in Rochdale are currently looking to appoint an EAL teaching assistant to work with a range of students who need support in learning the English language.

The main languages spoken in school include;

  • Portuguese & Spanish
  • Arabic &Urdu
  • Polish
  • French & Italian
  • Romanian

This school are looking for a bilingual or experienced EAL teaching assistant to support continental European speaking students. Due to a mid-year intake of students, this school are looking to support EAL pupils throughout their learning and help promote English language skills.

As an EAL teaching assistant within this school you will be required to work closely with the EAL co-ordinator to deliver interventions with targeted students during school day to help support their learning and integration into school. If you have previous experience working 1:1 and in small groups, this role would be perfect for you.

Ideally, applicants will have one or more of the following;

  • A TEFL or CELTA qualification
  • Previous experience supporting EAL pupils in secondary schools
  • Bilingual or some level of fluency in European languages - Portuguese and Italian would be advantageous

Located in Rochdale, just 5 minutes from the M62 junction 20 and Heywood, this school is easily accessible from North Manchester, Oldham and Bury. The school serves a catchment area of significant diversity; the split of pupils is close to half and half of white British and also Asian heritage. The school continue to improve under the current head teacher and the Maths department achieve excellent results.

The Headteacher wishes to seek suitable applicants ASAP. For immediate consideration please send an updated CV to Matt via the details below highlighting your previous experience relatable to this role.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.