EMAS are seeking an Arabic speaking bilingual liaison worker to work with secondary age pupils from refugee and unaccompanied asylum seeking backgrounds.
Interview date: To be confirmed
For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Berliner 01273 292521
About the role
The post involves supporting newly arrived pupils in secondary schools across Brighton and Hove. The role is to support the pupils access the curriculum and learning using their Arabic and pre-existing skills and knowledge. You must be confident in written and spoken English and have experience of the secondary curriculum in particular in English, mathematics and sciences. There is close supervision of this role and support and training will be offered.
Application form + shortlisting questions
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce..