Teaching Assistant (EAL Support) - St Edmund’s Catholic School

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Job type

Term Time, Temporary


£19,198 - £22,091 (Full Time Equivalent)

Closing date

6 August 2021


11-16 Mixed VA School

St Edmund’s is a popular Voluntary Aided secondary school in the heart of Portsmouth and serves a wide area.  It is an Outstanding school (Ofsted 2016) serving a diverse population.  The Governors are seeking to appoint to the following post for September 2021

Teaching Assistant (EAL Support) (Ref: EAL01)

 Pay Band 4 – 5 – Depending Upon Experience

 £19,198 – £22,091 (Pro Rata £10,153.54 – £12,049.37)

25 hours per week Term Time Only

Hours of Work: 8.30am – 3pm Monday to Friday

To Start September 2021

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant with experience of working with students who are EAL.  The successful candidate will be caring and enthusiastic and will have a genuine commitment to supporting the academic progress of pupils aged 11-16.   The candidate will be part of the Learning Support Department and will work with EAL pupils.   The candidate must be educated to at least GCSE level and be able to speak more than one language.  The role is term time only and a temporary contract in the first instance.

To apply please visit the St Edmund’s Catholic School website:

St Edmund’s Catholic School – Support Staff Vacancies (saintedmunds.org.uk)

Applications should be returned to: c/o Headteacher, St Edmund’s Catholic School, Arundel Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1RX or electronically to recruitment@saintedmunds.org.uk quoting the Job Reference ‘EAL01’.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

 If you are interested in applying please submit an application form and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed prior to this. 

The closing date is Friday 6th August 2021.

The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  DBS disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of appointment.