SEN Teaching Assistant - EAL

  • Job Reference: 00072690-1
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Oldham, Manchester
  • Salary: £10.25 to £10.65 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

EAL Teaching Assistant

£325.00 per week (PAYE)


Previous experience of working with children where English is the additional language (*EAL)

Vision for Education are looking to appoint a proactive and patient Teaching Assistant with excellent communication skills to support small groups of children, where English is not there first language. This will be working at a school in Oldham. This is a varied role that will require flexibility and a can-do attitude. Starting immediately, this is full-time role.

The role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a committed EAL Support Assistant to make a difference to pupils lives and their experience of education, especially those who have become disengaged from education as they cannot access the UK Curriculum due to communication barriers. The successful EAL Teaching Assistant will be required to work with small mixed ability groups of children across KS1 and KS2, supporting pupils whose first language is not English. You will assist pupils in overcoming barriers to learning, building their confidence, and nurturing their development in the core subjects including English and mathematics and phonics.

The school

The school is seeking an engaging and proactive EAL Teaching Assistant to join their motivated team. Focusing on the whole child and making sure that each child is the best they can be, this school really is striving for outstanding in every area.  

To be considered for the EAL Teaching Assistant position, you will:

Have experience working with either with small groups or 1:1 with students who have come into the UK education system from overseas or speak little to no English!
Have experience of phonics and be able to deliver EAL support in the core subjects.
Be able to provide a safe and positive learning environment.
Be nurturing and patient.
Mentor and engage with the students, successfully delivering specifically designed educational packages. 
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education 
Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. 

What Vison for Education offer?

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay as You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are an EAL Teaching Assistant/support specialist who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact Jordan in our Manchester Primary team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.