Job vacancy

EAL Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 04.12.2023

Start: ASAP

The EAL Teaching Assistant will work under the direction of the Boarding Student Academic Co-ordinator, and will ensure that pupils, for whom English is an Additional Language, are appropriately supported in their mainstream content classes as well as in targeted EAL classes. You will attend a number of mainstream classes with pupils, acting as a liaison between those classes and the EAL department. Additionally, the postholder will work with pupils one-on-one or in small groups in an EAL classroom to offer interventions, revision sessions and support targeted skills such as listening, speaking, reading and writing alongside grammar skills. You will also be given administrative tasks to carry out when not with a class and may be assigned to assist EAL pupils with co-curricular activities.

The successful candidate will help to facilitate pupils’ access to a broad and balanced curriculum and assist class teachers in providing a stimulating educational environment in which pupils can achieve their potential.  

There will be an option of residential role alongside this teaching assistant role.

Closing date: Noon, Monday 4 December 2023.  

The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.     

Please send a completed application form and covering letter which evidences your suitability for this position to: [email protected].

To help with your application the following guidance relating to recruitment at St Joseph’s College is available for all applicants to download:

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

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