EAL Assistant, Northamptonshire

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Wrenn SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Actual Salary: : £15,434.62 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We are fortunate at Wrenn to have students from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

Over the past few years we have seen an increase in the number of students who have English as an additional language, particularly from Romania and other Eastern European countries.  These students often require additional support to enable them full access to the curriculum.

We are hoping to employ an EAL assistant to help these students fulfill beyond their potential at Wrenn by supporting pupils in a range of classes in all year groups, and teaching basic English to individuals or small groups.  

Pastoral care is important at Wrenn and our EAL assistant would need to be able to communicate effectively with parents/carers, as well as provide day to day support to our students. 

Your well-being and professional development in order to enhance your career is a priority for us. We offer a mentoring programme, annual career stage interviews, bespoke CPD training, supportive action research projects, staff rewards and support for family events.

We have a flexible approach to interviews and can offer a range of dates and times suitable to the candidate.  We also encourage potential candidates who are interested in applying to give us a call to arrange a visit or chat to one of our Senior Leaders.

Wrenn School was awarded SCHOOL OF THE YEAR 2018 (Northampton Education Awards) and has the ambition, the expertise and the determination to ensure that our outcomes will continue to improve beyond our current P8 score of +0.19. To do this, it is vital that we attract the right calibre of professional to work alongside our dedicated team of staff. We are looking for a colleague who shares the clear vision that the child is at the heart of everything we do, who can enjoy positive, professional relationships with young people and who demonstrates high levels of resilience and emotional intelligence.

The successful candidate will be joining our family at an exciting time where we aim to be recognised as a top 10% school in the UK by 2021.  We believe that every student is entitled to an outstanding education where they have excellent opportunities to achieve beyond their potential. We have a traditional ethos called ‘Proud to be Wrenn’ underpinning our School and strive to develop the aspirations and values of every student and member of staff.

Situated on the outskirts of the town of Wellingborough, Wrenn is a popular School with dynamic, inspirational and caring staff.  Expectations are high, Wrenn demands high standards and aspirations from students and staff alike, with an excellent programme of CPD support that will support and develop your career at Wrenn.

Please download the Recruitment Pack for more information

Closing date:  Friday 15th November 2019 

Interviews week commencing: 18th November 2019 

We are an equal opportunities employer.  The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we expect all staff to share this commitment.   An enhanced DBS check, together with references from previous employers will be requested for short-listed applicants prior to interview.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: London Road Site, London Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 2DQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1933 222039
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Located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Wrenn School is a secondary school for boys and girls aged 11-18. The establishment has two campuses: London Road, for Years 7-8 and the sixth-form; and Doddington Road, for Years 9-11. The coeducational s...