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Year 1 Teaching Assistant

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Job description

EAL Teaching Assistant to require in Liverpool

  • up to £10 per hour depending on experience
  • Long term job opportunity with the chance of a permanent role
  • 6 months experience working with EAL pupils desirable for this role

A client school in Knowsley is looking for an EAL Specialist to work alongside a group of pupils who are a little bit behind in school. The children are Arabic speaking and someone who can speak the language would be ideal for the school. They would also like someone who has experience working with EAL pupils.

The Role:

The role is to start as soon as possible, the successful candidate will be expected to provide quality support in line with the KS1 Curriculum framework, specifically targeting improving communication within EAL pupils. The position does have the longevity to continue until July and this is an excellent opportunity to make an impression amongst Senior Leaders in school who have contacts across the Liverpool area.

The School:

The school is located in the North Liverpool area, seeing children arrive in school who are working below expected levels and then by the time they leave are in line if not ahead of target. The school is located near public transport links and tends to have a mixed catchment area, with children attending school generally meeting the national average in attainment at the end of Key Stage 1.

The Head teacher:

The Head teacher is an established figure in school and has a vision to push the school from Ofsted Good to Outstanding within the next year or so. She is keen to implement a strong community spirit amongst staff and parents as well maintaining high standards for behaviour as well as academic development. She has informed the agency that she is looking for a ‘committed and experienced practitioner who is keen to come into school and impact on the children’s learning’.

How to apply:

The school are keen to see applying candidates as soon as this week. They would like to see a number of CVs and then shortlist through a trial period. The successful applicant will then take up the role following the holidays. If you are keen to be considered for this role then please do not hesitate to contact me on 0151 2445430 or by email

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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