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Teacher English as an Additional Language Service

  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes, Eastbourne, or Hastings
  • Salary
  • £30,000 & £46,525 per annum pro rata (+ TLR allowance)
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 16.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1129/39978
  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/1129/39978
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • Lewes, Eastbourne, or Hastings
  • Salary
  • £30,000 & £46,525 per annum pro rata (+ TLR allowance)
  • Closing date
  • 21/04/2024
  • Organisation
  • East Sussex County Council
  • Department
  • Children Services
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Part Time
  • Hours
  • 16.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

 

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children recently arrived in the UK by assessing their education needs and delivering high quality teaching with all that involves.

The purpose of this role is to assess, monitor and teach students with English as an Additional Language (EAL) who are Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC).  You will safeguard and promote the welfare of these children.  In partnership with carers schools and colleges you will assess and monitor each individual to identify suitable educational targets, support and teaching strategies. This will involve you preparing and teaching high quality lessons, monitoring progress, helping with transitions and working with Bilingual Support Officer colleagues to provide a welcoming and supportive environment to support the wellbeing and progression of children and young people.

We are looking for candidates who will:

Liaise with services and outside agencies across the county to provide educational provision and support for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking children (UASC).

Support schools, colleges, and carers in addressing the educational needs of UASC in order to raise awareness and promote inclusive practices. 

Alongside other services, be accountable for the teaching provision for UASC and liaise with a team of tutors/teachers focusing on that area.

Develop strategies and plans for supporting students which identify clear targets, time­scales and success criteria for their development. 

Work alongside the EALS Co-ordinator, Service Manager and the Head of the Virtual School to maintain, monitor and review the demands, needs and provision for UASC in line with service and local authority expectation.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and cover letter making sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification attached to this advert, drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.

Interviews will be held in person on Monday 29 April 2024 at County Hall in Lewes.

USP - This role is an opportunity to work with an experienced, supportive and dedicated team and make a real contribution to Unaccompanied Asylum Seeker Children in their challenge to access education, fulfil their potential, and make a life in the UK.

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

For work that makes a difference

Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.


Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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