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EAL Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Sheffield City Council
  • Start date: 05 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10792972
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Elizabeth Furniss
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Somali speaking Teaching Assistant required to support primary and secondary pupils in a number of locations across South Yorkshire.

The Role

You will be assigned to work with one pupil on a one to one basis who has moved to the area and has little to no English Language

You may be placed in a number of schools through out the Sheffield area so access to a form of transport may be an essential part to this role.

Translating information both verbally and written

Assessing the development of pupils and reporting feedback to the teacher

Breaking down language barriers in the classroom

Encouraging the pupil to engage socially and to be involved with other pupils

Assisting with and encouraging pupils with numeracy and literacy

Supporting on a one to one basis

The person

It is essential for this role that the candidate can speak Somali fluently.

Have previous experience in a Teaching Assistant position or similar

Be adaptable and approachable

Work under clear guidance from the teacher

Work flexibly across South Yorkshire in different school settings

If you would like to be considered for this position please register your details on he Protocol Website or email efurniss@

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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