2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, term time
Full Time Term Time Only plus one week
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 3 Support Staff Pay scale. Full Time equivalent salary £18,933 - £20,092
Actual salary
£16,702 - £17,725

Job summary

Terms and Conditions: Permanent, 37 hours per week, term time only (+ 1 week)
Actual Salary: £16,702 - £17,725 pro rata per annum
Full time equivalent salary: £18,933 - £20,092 (Grade 3)
Required: As soon as possible
Location: Coventry

About the role
We are seeking to appoint an EAL Support Assistant to assist in the support and inclusion of children with English as an Additional Language, under the leadership of the Senior Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion), SENDCo and Assistant SENDCo.
The postholder will work with a range of EAL students to enable them to access the curriculum and make good progress.
The role will support the SENDCo / Assistant SENDCo through providing support to learners with EAL including: mentoring, identifying barriers to learning, intervention plans, bespoke support, supported study, creating resources and liaising with parents, key staff and teachers.

We are looking for someone who:
• Has a good understanding of the needs and characteristics of students across the age range 11-19
• A good understanding of identifying EAL needs or barriers to learning, creating bespoke interventions and resources
• Recent experience of working with young people either in a school setting, as a parent, or involvement in voluntary work
• Experience of using a range of computer packages including Microsoft Office
• Ability to work in a challenging environment and work under pressure and handle situations with patience and sensitivity
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to all stakeholders and maintain professional relationships
• Ability to relate sensitively to students and to contribute to a team approach to meet students’ needs

Applying for the job

How to apply
All applications must be received electronically via our TES page: https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/blue-coat-school-and-music-college-1000375

If you experience any problems with the online application process please contact TES directly: recruitment@tes.com

If you have any queries about the post, please email recruitment@bluecoatschool.com

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1670 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
02476 223542

About Blue Coat Church of England School and Music College

About us
Blue Coat Church of England School & Music College is a successful and oversubscribed large secondary school in the heart of the city of Coventry with a vision ‘Living life in all its fullness’. As a Church of England school, our intake draws from both the local area and across the city and surrounding areas. We are a member of Inspire Education Trust, a Coventry based multi-academy trust which sets out to provide an environment where both staff and students can thrive, and putting children at the heart of everything we do.
Why work for us?
A career at Blue Coat offers a rewarding future, with the opportunity to make a real impact on the lives and outcomes of our young people. We understand the importance of providing a supportive and nurturing workplace for our staff. Our ethos is that a happy staff will deliver the best possible experience to our students. As such, we offer a portfolio of benefits designed to enhance and support the working lives of our staff. These include, but are not limited to:
• A highly supportive and committed Senior Leadership Team
• An effective continuing professional development (CPD) programme, including personalised training sessions and opportunities for both internal and external training
• Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24/7 confidential advice and support on a range of matters and access to accredited counsellors
• A focus on staff well-being and mental health including free counselling for staff, a full time chaplain, a Trust wellbeing group, strong relationships with Unions and a supportive working environment
• Opportunity to join a committed and forward thinking team of support staff
• Employee Benefits programme providing staff access to a range of discounts and shopping vouchers.

School location

Terry Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2BA

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