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Romani Teaching Assistant

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EAL speaking Teaching Assistant

  • Good rates of pay for the right candidate
  • Opportunity to work for the market leader in education recruitment
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Teaching Personnel are looking for Bilingual EAL Teaching Assistant to work in a variety of schools across Coventry. Particular languages spoken include Romanian, Polish, Czech and Slovakian.


1. Promote effective strategies for the acquisition of increasing levels of competence in spoken and written English by bilingual learners

2. Plan resources to support language acquisition stages of bilingual learners with the provision of appropriately differentiated work.

3. Play a full part role in the Pupil Support faculty and school’s assessment recording and reporting processes and ensure that accurate records are kept of the educational development of EAL and EM students.

4. Use data to identify EAL learners for targeted support, track and monitor interventions and feedback to staff.

5. Coordinate the admissions of new arrivals, including conducting an initial EAL assessment and sharing information with staff.

6. Establish and foster effective working relationships with others staff where appropriate, including liaising with colleagues about pastoral issues concerning EM students.

7. Share information about EAL and EM students that will support teachers in meeting the needs of the students

8. Assist in the delivery of INSET for colleagues on raising achievement for pupils with EAL and EM pupils at risk of underachievement.

You will also ideally have a NVQ 2 or 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in the Classroom or CACHE Level 2 or 3 in Child Development. For more information please contact Emma Kemp on 0116 2014 4494

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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