REMA Bilingual Support Worker Bank - Surrey Wide

Recruiter
Surrey County Council
Location
Surrey
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

You will be paid £11.44 plus 14% annual leave allowance working casual hours across Surrey schools and other settings. This is a bank (zero hours) contract.

About the Role

Posts available for first language speakers of the following languages:

Afrikaans

Amharic

Bengali

Danish

Dutch/Flemish

Gujarati

Japanese

Kurdish Sorani

Pashto

Swedish

Tagalog

Thai

Tigre

Tigrinya

Vietnamese

Do you have experience working with children and/or young people?

Do you enjoy interacting with children and/or young people?

Do you have a strong commitment to improving the educational achievement and life chances of children and young people from minority language communities?

Are you a first language speaker of one of the above languages, and do you have life experience within the culture or society of these languages?

As a Bilingual Support Worker employed on a bank staff basis (zero contract hours) you will work for the REMA service (Race Equality & Minority Achievement) when required, to assist in improving outcomes for children and young people from minority language communities. You will assist schools in Surrey and REMA teachers in identifying the pupils’ language and learning needs and in communicating between schools and parents. If required, you will provide bilingual support for specified bilingual pupils and may be required to support with interpreting and/or translation or to conduct joint home visits and to contribute to out of school activities.

You will be a good communicator with the ability to work with children, with parents and with colleagues and other professionals. You will also have a commitment to personal and professional self-development.

Closing date for application: 5th November 2017

Interview dates to be confirmed

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 15th January 2018.

Interviews date to be confirmed

Equal Opportunities

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.