EAL Teaching Assistant

English as an additional language (EAL) teaching assistants work within a classroom setting either on a 1-2-1 basis or with a small group of children.

The aim of the role is to promote inclusion and provide support for students who have English as a second language. EAL teaching assistants may also be needed to adapt and customise curriculum materials.

As an EAL teaching assistant you will be expected to:

  • Support EAL students with personalised learning
  • Help to overcome barriers to learning
  • Adapt and customise lesson plans
  • Support students with EAL to access extra-curricular activities
  • Contribute to the management of EAL students’ behaviour, encouraging students to conform to expected behaviour
  • Contribute to the school awareness of EAL
  • Provide pastoral support
  • Facilitate contact with parents

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert account manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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