EAL Teaching Assistant - Level 3

30 hours per week, term time only
Permanent post to start as soon as possible
Grade E: SCP 11 £15,174 – SCP 16 £16,753
(Full time equivalent: £21,748 - £24,012 per annum)
Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 1st November 2021

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable Teaching Assistant to support pupils for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL).

The post-holder will work as part of the school’s EAL Team to enable access to learning for pupils whose first language is not English.  The successful applicant will be required to promote high expectations and have the ability to support pupils to access the curriculum effectively.  This will involve in-class support, one-to-one sessions and small group work as directed.  The role also entails liaising with colleagues, parents/carers and a range of support networks.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for making a difference to pupils’ life chances to join a friendly, diverse and inclusive staff team.  Hyde High School offers a bright, busy and supportive working environment where all staff and pupils are valued and encouraged to contribute.  This role offers professional challenge and reward in equal measure and requires proactive and enthusiastic promotion of a positive work ethic and team spirit.

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) including English and maths essential.

Experience of working with EAL pupils and the ability to speak a second language are desirable.


Application Process 

Please include within your application a supporting statement explaining how your experience and qualifications meet the person specification for this role.

Please note – CVs are NOT accepted.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 1st November 2021

Applications forms must be emailed to [email protected]

For more information please click on the links below for the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form.

Job Description: EAL Teaching Assistant - Level 3

Person Specification: EAL Teaching Assistant - Level 3

Application Form

Hyde High School is committed to safeguarding and equal rights and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

It is an offence to apply for the role if a person is barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

For more information please see:

Tameside Council policy on the employment of ex-offenders



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