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Employer Ark Elvin Academy
Location Brent
Salary Ark band 5 (£20,379 - £24,135) 40 weeks, pro rata
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

At Ark Elvin Academy we are working hard to give all our pupils an excellent education and are looking for committed teachers and support staff to join us at this exciting stage in our school improvement journey. We are a large, non-selective secondary school in the London Borough of Brent, with excellent transport links to central London. Our new building works are underway and will be ready in December 2017, to find out more about our new building.

We are seeking to recruit a Graduate EAL Teaching Assistant who will work with the SENCO to provide tailored support to new to English pupils. EAL Teaching Assistants play a vital role in teaching pupils, both in a one to one setting and in larger and whole class groups. We need exceptional graduates who will be inspirational role models to our pupils and work with both teachers and the wider school community to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which pupils make rapid academic progress.

Your role will focus on teaching pupils who a new to English and delivering a rapid English intervention programme. This will include:

  • Supporting EAL pupils with their induction to our school community
  • Delivering induction activities for pupils new to the country
  • Phonics teaching
  • One to one language support
  • EAL small group support
  • Tracking and monitoring language acquisition over time 

In recruiting for the Graduate EAL Teaching Assistant role we are seeking the following from applicants:

  • Bilingual, preferably Gujarati, Arabic, Somali or Romanian speaking
  • Educated to degree level
  • A commitment to our school improvement process
  • A growth mindset
  • High standards of professionalism
  • Courteousness
  • Experience of establishing successful learning relationships with a variety of children at the relevant age

We encourage and welcome you to visit our school; to arrange a visit, please contact Anita Amaning or 020 8902 6362. 

For any technical queries about submitting your application, please contact Anita Amaning on the details above.

To apply for the role, go to

Closing Date: 30th June 2017 

Location: Brent, London 

Start date:  September 2017

Salary: Ark band 5 (£20,379 - £24,135) 40 weeks, pro rata

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS

About the employer

Ark Elvin is an eight-form secondary school and sixth form in Wembley, north-west London. The school joined the Ark network in September 2014 having been placed in special measures in 2013.

Ark Elvin's school motto is Magne aude – dare for greatness....

Information about Ark Elvin Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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