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We are currently looking fora dynamic individual to becomean EAL Support Co-Ordinatorat The Basildon Academies.
Salary Range: Band 4 FTE£24,611- £28,210 . Actual starting salary £20,919with performance based yearly increments available.
Working weeks: 39 weeks (Term Time + inset + twilight) and Parent/Open evening as required.
Working Hours: 37 hours per week (08:00-16:00 Mon-Thurs and 08:00 - 15:30 Fri).
The primary task of the EAL Support Co-Ordinator is to promote inclusion of EAL students, many for whom English is a new as well as second language, ensuring the minimum negative impact of this on students' progression and learning. They will also ensure a rapid improvement in the quality of spoken and written English.
We are looking for colleagues who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential.
We are an aspirational academy operating across two sites. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our Key Stage 3 students, whilst the Upper Academy specialises in teaching Key Stage 4 and 5. We pride ourselves on being a truly inclusive academy and this is actively underpinned by our motto 'Aspire Believe Achieve'.
The academy prides itself on providing staff with the most appropriate and effective support to ensure that their professional development needs are fully met and that there is a high level of challenge in the opportunities they are offered. We have an excellent track record of providing promotion and responsibility opportunities to staff that aspire to leadership.
To apply for this role please complete the attached form and email directly to our Academy Support Manager Lisa Church: email@example.com
Tours of the Academies will be available for shortlisted candidates.
We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.
Information about the School
The Basildon Academies is focused upon developing the whole child; our curriculum has been developed to enable our students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills so that they will become lifelong learners. This includes opportunities for linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technical, human, social, physical and artistic learning so that students make progress in a wide range of subjects.
We set high expectations of all our students and this, in turn, ensures we create a positive climate for learning in which every student can reach their full potential. Our Academy is a calm, orderly and purposeful environment where students enjoy their learning, make good progress and feel safe.
Our Sixth Form is a major part of the academy with the structure modelling itself on developing independent learning skills like those seen in universities which allows students to continue their studies in their specialist subject areas. Students are very much encouraged to become mature adults being engaged in many aspects of the life of the academy which further develops those much needed skills to go on into university or the world of work.