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  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    30 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

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  • 34 ¼ hours per week (Distributed between 8:45 and 4pm Monday- Friday with some flexibility e.g. M, W, Th 8:45-4pm, F: 8:45-3:30pm, T, 8:45-5pm)

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Scale 5 - Pts 12-17 (£24,496 - £26,845 per annum pro rata), starting at Pt 12 / Actual Salary: Starting salary: £20,560

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Specialist Bilingual Teaching Assistant fluent in Spanish to support teachers in class with the teaching of our Spanish literacy programme and other subjects taught in English or Spanish.

As well as daily in-class support and duties, the role will involve supporting planning, preparation and assessment; working alongside teachers to develop their use of Spanish in the classroom. The role will also include occasionally covering teachers for short term absences.

We are looking for someone who loves working with children and:

  • Is fluent in both Spanish and English (spoken and written);
  • Has experience of leading learning with primary age children in a school setting;
  • Works exceptionally well with other people and values team work;
  • Is able to work as directed and uses initiative when needed;
  • Can adapt quickly to change and enjoys a challenge

What the school offers its staff

Please see our website for more information about the school, and its offer. Thank you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Bilingual Primary School - Brighton & Hove

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
613 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

The Bilingual Primary School offers a unique opportunity to work in a bilingual setting in Spanish and English. The successful candidate will have the advantage of working in a new, purpose built school and, more importantly, to play a significant role in shaping the next phase of the school’s development to secure an outstanding education for children. The teacher appointed will have the opportunity to make a difference and to gain experience of innovating, creating and leading within an environment of professional autonomy and trust.

This role will suit teachers at the early stage of their careers as well as those with more experience. NQTs are welcome to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates who have Spanish language competencies. All candidates will be expected to commit to developing Spanish language skills and using the language in teaching some sessions with support.

Overseas candidates are welcome to apply.

We would consider applications for a job share.

We are looking for outstanding teachers who love teaching and:

Have excellent subject knowledge across the curriculum allowing them to provide exciting contexts through which children can learn and deepen their understanding;
Create an ethos of eagerness in their class ensuring children love learning, are motivated, confident and constantly prepared to reflect and improve;
Know their class well and are exceptionally skilled at planning and adapting their teaching to meet the needs of every child;
Who aspire to promote our core drivers of autonomy, curiosity, perseverance and collaboration;
Are continually looking for opportunities to develop their own practice including working within a bilingual curriculum;

Form positive, proactive partnerships with colleagues, parents and carers with a strong focus on developing effective strategies for communication.
We welcome visits to the school from interested candidates. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

The governors of our school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Apply now
Please note that we only accept electronic applications and do not accept CVs. Please send your completed application form to info@bilingualprimaryschool.org.uk
Please call 01273 916212 or visit www.bilingualprimaryschool.org.uk and see the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.

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