TEFL/EAL Teacher - Ref: S/GJ/5402/0035
Kingsway Park High School serves a diverse, multi ethnic community which has a large number of asylum seekers, students new to the country (INA) and many students where English is a second language.
Recently the EAL provision was completely overhauled and using national research, an INA (International New Arrival Centre) call the ALPHA centre was created. It is staffed by a visionary, experienced Head of Department as well as an experienced HLTA and a Czech speaking teaching assistant.
EAL students experience some in class support from this team as well as small group teaching and 1:1 support in the Alpha Centre. The local authority also provide advice and guidance from their EMA team.
The INA department work closely alongside teaching staff to ensure that all EAL/INA students can access a broad and balanced curriculum and that the academic progress of these students is maximised.
The successful candidate will need to have the ability, experience and expertise to teach EAL/INA students and be able to give advice and guidance to mainstream teaching staff on specific EAL/INA students. They will also need to create bespoke teaching and learning packages for EAL/INA students.
This post is suitable for someone with a TEFL or an INA background qualification and experience and who wants to make a real difference to the life chances and academic progress of any of our INA/EAL students.
We are very proud of how inclusive the school is. Making sure that INA and EAL students are fully catered for and is a very important aspect of our school ethos and vision (see OFSTED report www.kingswaypark.org/school/ofsted).
At Kingsway Park High School our aim is to raise attainment and improve life opportunities for all of the young people that we serve. The school believes in high aspirations for both staff and students and we are confident that we have created a culture and environment that is of high quality with positive working relationships for all.
To apply for this position please download the application form and supporting documentation and send completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by 8.45 am 23rd February 2018.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring, background check and Childcare Disqualification Check.
Applicants are informed that if appointed to this post their contract of employment will be with the school governing board who is the employer, and not Rochdale Council.