Specialist Bilingual Teaching Assistant (Spanish Speaking)
Start date: April 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter
Hours worked: 34 ¼ hours per week (Distributed between 8:45 and 4pm Monday- Friday with some flexibility e.g M,W, Th 8:45-4pm, F: 8:45=-3:30pm, T, 8:45- 5pm)
NJC Scale 5 - Pts 12-17 (£24,496 - £26,845 per annum pro rata), starting at Pt 12
Actual Starting Salary: £20,560
Paid weeks per year: 47.15 (inclusive of holiday entitlement)
Closing Date: Thursday 30th March (midnight) 2023
Interview Date: Wednesday 18th April 2023
We are looking for a Specialist Bilingual Teaching Assistant fluent in Spanish to support teachers in class with the teaching of our Spanish literacy programme and other subjects taught in English or Spanish.
As well as daily in-class support and duties, the role will involve supporting planning, preparation and assessment; working alongside teachers to develop their use of Spanish in the classroom. The role will also include occasionally covering teachers for short term absences.
About the role
We are looking for someone who loves working with children and:
- Is fluent in both Spanish and English (spoken and written);
- Has experience of leading learning with primary age children in a school setting;
- Works exceptionally well with other people and values team work;
- Is able to work as directed and uses initiative when needed;
- Can adapt quickly to change and enjoys a challenge
We reserve the right to interview before the closing date should the right candidate apply so please apply early.
The governors of our school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
We welcome visits to the school from interested candidates. Please contact the school to make an appointment.
Please note that we only accept electronic application and do not accept CVs. Please email your completed application form to email@example.com
For further information or a visit to the school please call 01273 916212
Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and is not the employer in this case.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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.