Higher Level Teaching Assistant - EAL, Brighton, East Sussex

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Varndean SchoolBrighton, East Sussex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary: NJC Grade 6. Actual annual salary range £16,374 to 17,469
Contract term: Permanent


Higher Level Teaching Assistant 

Level D - English as an Additional Language

30 hours per week, term time only

Salary: NJC Grade 6. Actual annual salary range £16,374 to 17,469

Varndean School requires an enthusiastic, committed and empathetic HLTA with an EAL specialism. The successful applicant would be expected to provide in-class support to students with a range of needs, including close work with those students with English as an additional language. 

Varndean School is an 11-16 school with around 1350 students, set in a picturesque south coast location in the vibrant and diverse city of Brighton and Hove. We are a Good (Ofsted 2017) and well-established school already, we have made rapid progress over the past couple of years and have no intention of resting on our laurels. The potential here is immense and the successful applicant will play a role in support our students to develop World Class Learning.

The Learning Support area is a busy and productive part of the School and has a vibrant team of experienced leaders and support staff. The successful applicant would be expected to provide an appropriate level of support across the school. 

Please see the job description for full details. If you are interested in joining us, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Director of Finance & Operations, Varndean School. Email: vacancies@varndean.co.uk  

The closing date is 7am on Monday, July 16th and the interviews are currently scheduled for later that week. The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of that date where appropriate.

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.  

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check. The school welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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More about Varndean School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Balfour Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 561281
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