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EAL Teaching Assistant

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Job description

EAL Specialists Required for Newham Secondary Schools

  • Fantastic opportunities for career development within Secondary Education
  • Competitive rates of pay, full and part time roles available
  • A number of different roles available

There are over 150 different languages spoken in Newham, and over 65% of it's population speak English as an additional language. Some schools have up to 90% EAL pupils, and the average school will have at least 65% of it's cohort with English as a second language. As a borough, Newham schools have some of the highest demand for EAL teachers and teaching assistants in London.

Teaching Personnel raises levels of attainment amongst EAL pupils by working with schools to organise in class support and small group sessions to help improve speaking, reading and writing levels.

There are a variety of roles that will appeal to a wide range of EAL specialists. This also includes EAL class teaching and after school tuition.

The qualifications and experience that schools look for are as follows: CELTA/TEFL Qualifications, English Degrees, Bi/Multi Lingual Speakers, Teaching Assistant Qualifications, and Languages Degrees. A passion for education and a willingness to help young people is also key.

If you are interested in becoming an EAL specialist, or if you have previous experience and you're looking for a new role, please do not hesitate to contact Sam at London North Secondary on 0207 593 3073. Please also send your up to date CV over to

I look forward to hearing from you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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