Learning Support Assistant – EAL (English as an Additional Language), Brent

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Kingsbury High SchoolBrent

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary: NJC Scale 3 Full Time salary £21,096 paid pro rata for 22 hours/39 weeks Actual Salary £11,684
Contract term: Permanent

22.00 hours per week (part time 0.6)

Hours: Monday to Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (with 5.00 pm finish on Tuesday)

Kingsbury High School is a vibrant learning environment with a strong community ethos.

Prospective candidates are welcome to come and look around the school to see for yourself what makes Kingsbury High different.  As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities, excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and fringe areas.  Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to support students with EAL and language difficulties, where you will be required to integrate them into class activities and boost their English language skills, grammar, speaking and understanding. Experience of supporting students with EAL is desired but not essential, but you will need to be passionate about supporting students to overcome barriers to learning.

What experience do I need?

  • You will have experience of working with EAL children or young people with a variety of learning and medical needs.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in using computers and technology.
  • You must have good communication, literacy and numeracy skills and be flexible in your approach.  
  • You must have the ability to relate to young people. 
  • A suitable qualification and/or experience is desirable.

The appointee will be required to complete a six-month period of probation.

To apply:    Please email khsvacancies@kingsburyhigh.org.uk  for an application pack

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and the appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical and an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

Kingsbury High is a converter Academy committed to national terms and conditions for teaching staff, local NJC terms for support staff and, as an Equal Opportunities employer, welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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More about Kingsbury High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Princes Avenue, Kingsbury, London, NW9 9JR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 206 3000
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The origins of our current school go back to 1925 when the Kingsbury County School, with 71 pupils, was established in a building which had been the main office in Colindale of the former Aircraft Manufacturing Company. 

In 1932, by now with 420...