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Rothesay Academy, Rothesay Joint Campus, High Street, Rothesay Isle of Bute., PA20 9JH
£19,946 - £20,786 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Department: Education

Closing Date:  Friday 24th June 2022

ASN Assistant EAL, Rothesay Joint Campus.

EAL Assistant

Job Purpose

The post holder will work across Primary and Secondary to ensure that pupils, for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL), are appropriately supported in their mainstream content classes as well as in targeted EAL classes. The EAL Classroom Assistant will attend a number of mainstream classes with pupils, acting as a liaison between those classes and the EAL department. Additionally, the post holder will work with pupils one-on-one or in small groups and support targeted skills such as speaking and reading. 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.

Overall responsibilities:

To provide an efficient and high level of support to pupils for whom English is an additional language:

  • To promote the inclusion of pupils for whom English is an additional language.
  • To provide practical support in the classroom to pupils who have recognised EAL learning needs, supporting them to achieve their potential.
  • To work with subject teachers to ensure lesson materials are understood by EAL pupils in order for pupils to make appropriate progress towards their targets and to access the curriculum.
  • To support pupils with literacy and numeracy skills.







Applicants should note that:-

  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with – children.
  • This post is not suitable for job share.
  • The salary shown is the full time equivalent salary, the actual salary will be paid pro rata for the hours worked, on a term time basis.
  • This is a temporary post which may be filled on a secondment basis by an employee wishing to gain experience/career development and will be at the discretion of the employee’s director.

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