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English as an Additional Language Secondary Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£14625 - £17355/annum
Closing date
Jan 29, 2023

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Support Staff
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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a teaching assistant with experience of supporting children aged 11 to 16 who speak English as an additional language?

Are you available from January 2023 for a full-time role in a secondary academy in Manchester?

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for a teaching assistant with experience of supporting teenagers who speak various languages to join the EAL department of a secondary academy in north Manchester.

This is a full time, ongoing temporary role to cover a maternity leave from January 2023 to July 2023

The Role

English as an Additional Language Teaching Assistant

Five days a week 8.30am - 3.30pm

Working with small groups of students with varying English comprehension and understanding ranging from children with some English fluency and some who have recently arrived in the UK with no English language skills

Experience of planning and delivering interventions to children aged 11 to 16 is essential

Working collaboratively with the Head of EAL and Head of English and SENCO

Working 1 to 1 with students on speaking, listening, writing and reading.

Adapting resources for children with additional learning needs in addition to English needs.

The school welcome applications from TEFL and ESOL specialists.

The School

Large academy for students aged 11- 19 in north Manchester

Ofsted Good Academy since November 2014

Excellent facilities for teaching and learning.

"Students who speak English as an additional language are extremely well supported to develop their knowledge of English language, both in class and through additional support. Older students take 'English for Speakers of Other Languages' courses and qualifications, which support them well when applying for further education courses. They also help younger students speaking English as an additional language to learn English and help them to settle into the academy."

To join us and be successful in this EAL Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

A TEFL / CELTA/ ESOL qualification

Experience of teaching or supporting groups of teenagers aged 11 -16 either in a school or college or in other similar environments such as Youth Centres, places of Worship, supplementary schools etc.

Have excellent understanding of the English language and communication skills

Provide a CV with 10 years of employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained

Have the legal right to work in the UK

This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if you have lived abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years) and professional references checks

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 50 to be exact! With new courses added every term!

A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward

Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement

A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Our payroll team are onsite in London. Not offshore, not through a third party. We don't leave candidate service or pay to chance.

Holiday pay - You choose if you want to be paid inclusive of holiday pay or bank this to claim in the school holidays.

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this EAL teaching assistant position, or to hear more about other roles for this academic year call the Manchester office on (phone number removed), or email (url removed)

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