The post is for an EAL Specialist Support teacher for EMAS. This is peripetetic and requires travel between schools in Brighton and Hove. The role is centrally employed by Brighon and Hove council.
Fixed term until March 2023 but subject to funding may be extended.
Interview date: Tuesday 24th May 2022
For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Berliner - EMAS team leader on 01273 292521 / 07563420139
About the role
EMAS ( Ethnic Minority Achievement Service) require a .8 EAL( English as an Additional language) Specialist Support teacher - primary and secondary age range
EMAS is a service to schools in Brighton and Hove. EMAS teachers work across schools with pupils that are newly arrived and have EAL. We support newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers. We are looking for a teacher with passion, experience and knowledge of supporting these pupils in school.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting proces
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Working arrangements are subject to Government guidance at the time. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).