Language Assistant, Salford, Manchester

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Salford City CollegeSalford, Manchester
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Language Assistant

Reference Number: SCC171826 

Salary: Starting salary £19,577 per annum (a pro rata = £2,813 for 6 hours) Band 7, points 24-28, incremental progression throughout the band available 

Advert Closing Date: Midnight 29th October 2017 

Interview Date: Week commencing 30th October 2017 

Location: Pendleton Sixth Form College 

Contract Type: Fixed Term until 30th June 2018, Term Time Only 

Hours per Week: 6.00 

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled Language Assistant (French and Spanish) to join our MFL department. The core purpose of the post is to contribute to the continuing development of the MFL curriculum and to the overall development of the department. It is expected that the successful candidate will consistently plan and deliver outstanding conversation lessons within the department and work with both AS and A2 levels as directed by the Curriculum Leader and Curriculum Manager. This post includes individual as well as group work, mainly in the development of speaking skills but also in developing departmental resources and materials for the new MFL linear examinations. The successful candidate will need: 

•To work within and contribute to an established department framework for lesson planning, delivery and evaluation, as well as student assessment 

•To prepare learners for outstanding performance in A level French/ Spanish oral examinations 

•To promote understanding of culture and language in French/ Spanish speaking countries 

•To possess native level fluency in the target language and expert knowledge of the target language culture 

•To undertake duties as directed by the Curriculum Leader 

•To work with individual or small groups of learners as directed by the Curriculum Leader.

 If you feel that this position is of interest and you have the right experience, skills and ambition to make a real impact then we'd like to hear from you.

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Reasons to Join Us  

Great holiday entitlement, Sixth Form College Association terms and conditions and automatic enrolment into the generous pension scheme 

 A wide range of learning & career opportunities  

MyTech, Childcare, cycle to work & other voucher schemes  

Various health & wellbeing benefits (including discounted gym membership)  

We support the Skills for Life agenda and recognise the importance of all adults having functional literacy and numeracy whatever their role. All staff are therefore given the support to gain a level 2 qualification in literacy and / or numeracy if they do not already have one and all teaching staff are expected to promote the basic skills of their learners within their subject 

Commitment to Safeguarding As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post.

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Address: Head Office, Frontier House, Merchant Quay, Salford, M50 3SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 631 5010