Job: Teaching Assistant for Bilingual Learners (Somali)

King Edward VII School and Language College

  • 2 hours per week initially, term time only (£20 per hour)

  • Closing Date: 11th February 2009

King Edward VII School is a successful Secondary School and Language College with an excellent reputation. We seek to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with our students of Somali origin. The successful applicant will teach the Somali language to accreditation level.

Starting in March 2009, the post will be temporary until the end of the current school year. You will be required to work 2 hours per week, term time only, one day a week, (preferred day Wednesday), 3.45pm – 5.45pm; it is possible that the post will be extended and increased in the next academic year.

You will have:

• Experience of working in a school either paid or as a volunteer, or other experience of working with young people

• Some understanding of language teaching

• An understanding of the Somali community and the needs of its young people

• An enthusiastic, committed approach and the flexibility to work independently as well as part of a team

Must be fluent in Somali.

A teaching qualification is not necessary. Training and support is provided.

This post involves working with children so if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level.

Application forms are available from Lorna Barton at the school. Tel: 0114 266 2518. E-mail:

For informal enquiries about the nature of the post, ring the Language College Director, Eva Lamb: 0114 229 6573 and leave your name and number.

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