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EAL Assistant - Full-time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-498S
  • Posted:14/03/2023
  • Pay:£15,674 pro rata (£19,293 FTE)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/04/2023 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBC


AL Teaching Assistant who will work primarily with students whom have English as an additional language. You will need to have the ability and confidence to motivate and inspire young people to fulfil their potential, whilst demonstrating empathy and an understanding of their needs.

As well as working with students in the classroom learning environments, you will also be required to carry out one to one work with students, across all Key Stages and curriculum areas. This will be a rewarding post within an extremely supportive working environment. Being at least bi-lingual is essential and the post would suit somebody who possesses previous experience of working in a school or working with young adults. A TEFL qualification would be desirable.

The position is 37 hours per week (Mon-Thur 08:00 – 16:00pm, Fri 08:00 – 15:30pm), term time only, on a permanent basis.

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and Kent Rewards
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 

The Future Schools Trust is a forward thinking, supportive organisation that is keen to develop staff to their full potential.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

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Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741866


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.