EAL Learning Mentor, Reading

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Prospect SchoolReading

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

28.75 hours per week - 8.30am-2.45pm (hours flexible)

Term time only + 2 INSET days

Prospect School is looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Learning Mentor to work with students who speak English as an Additional Language. Knowledge of the Romanian language would be advantageous, but not essential.  

The post holder will assist in the support and inclusion of EAL students within the School. Working within a class, the successful candidate will join a well-established EAL team who provide appropriate one-to-one support for an individual pupil, or a small group of pupils within class of any ability and in any curriculum area.  You will be committed to helping students in removing barriers to learning and need to be flexible and effective with a good understanding on how to motivate pupils to learn. The skills for the role include an enthusiasm to support each pupil to reach their full potential.  Our EAL students achieve very highly, above national expectations.  

It is expected that the newly appointed member of staff will work as part of our EAL team, but also will be required to liaise with parents and act as a translator in meetings.

Please apply as soon as possible, using the application form which can be downloaded from the School website or obtained from the school.  Applicants are encouraged to seek information about the School via the website: www.prospect.reading.sch.uk. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form or through TES will be considered. Please contact the Recruitment Officer, Abi Davis, on 0118 9590466 Est. 252 or email adavis@prospect.reading.sch.uk for further information.   

Closing date: Thursday 23 May 2019

We encourage early applications, and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time should the right candidate be found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service. Prospect School is an equal opportunities employer. 

More about Prospect School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9590466
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