EAL Student Support Worker (EAL SSW Arabic), Leeds

Closing date:

Leeds City AcademyLeeds
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £12,475 - £13,903 Pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Job Title: EAL Student Support Worker (EAL SSW Arabic)

Grade: B3 (£18,070-£20,138) Pro rata (£12,475-£13,903). 30 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days



You will work with individual and groups of students who are recently arrived from overseas / new to English, Minority

Ethnic students at risk of underachieving and students whose language is a barrier to learning. You will be expected to carry out any reasonable task required which falls within the scope of the purpose of the post.                                             


General Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Working with EAL, Inclusion, Learning Support, Pastoral and Curriculum staff in planning and supporting the work of target students.

·         Collaborating with professional colleagues to develop and maintain close working links with parent / carers and support agencies.

·         Working with individual and groups of students who are recently arrived from overseas/ new to English and Minority Ethnic students at risk of underachieving.

·         Working with individuals and groups of students whose behaviour acts as a barrier to their learning.

·         Working with the EAL Area Team Leader and other colleagues to devise, update and disseminate Student Support Records of target students.

·         Working with staff to promote and develop classroom strategies to support the learning and inclusion of target students

·         Being involved with the admission and induction of new students to the school.

·         Providing reports, with the EAL Area Team Leader or Inclusion Manager, which contribute to annual reporting procedures.

·         Liaising with outside agencies to support target students’ curriculum and pastoral needs.

·         Monitoring student performance and setting appropriate targets in line with whole school target setting.

·         Contributing to organisation and display in the EAL and Inclusion rooms.

·         Being involved in liaison with Primary Schools, induction of new students and data collection.

·         Contributing to the additional extra curricular activities organised by the EAL and Inclusion teams in school.

·         Helping to establish the school ethos based on the aims of the school.

·         Supporting the school’s positive discipline policy both in classrooms and corridors.

Leeds City Academy – Aspire Together - Achieve Together

Leeds City Academy is an 11-16 school situated in the vibrant heart of Leeds. We are a smaller academy, enabling our staff to nurture the talent and realise the potential of each and every student. We provide an exceptional education and life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. Our vision at Leeds City Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within the next three years.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students. The Trust employs over 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Working in partnership with Gorse Academies Trust, we are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.

We are sponsored by Leeds City College, who provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.

Closing date: Monday 25th September 2017  12 noon

Shortlisting: Tuesday 26th September  2017

Interviews:   Monday 2nd October 2017

Start date: As soon as possible

If you would like to apply for this role please visit the careers page on our website at www.leedscityacademy.org.uk to download an application form.  Once completed please return to recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org

Job location

More about Leeds City Academy
Address: Bedford Field, Woodhouse Cliff, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 2LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 284 4260