Bilingual Teaching Assistant

Job Title:
Bilingual Teaching Assistant

Contract Type:
Fixed term to August 2023

37 hours per week (room for flexibility) working Monday to Friday
term time only, including 5 training days

Level & Salary:
NJC Level 2B (point range 3-5)
Actual Gross Salary £16,232 to £16,888 per annum

Biddenham International School & Sports College is a thriving, multi-cultural, 11-19 school of 1280 students which is rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in March 2019. The school has a student centred focus and chromebooks are used by all students to support daily learning.

We are looking to appoint self-motivated and confident Bilingual Teaching Assistants to work alongside the EAL Co-ordinator.

Our dedicated and vibrant EAL Department supports students who are developing their English skills. The role is to support the learning of targeted individuals and groups of students to enable them to access the whole school curriculum as their individual needs allow.

An understanding of language acquisition processes, experience of ESOL/EFL and the ability to communicate fully in English and another of the languages spoken by our students (eg: Arabic, Bulgarian, Italian, Romanian, Turkish) is essential.

Our school day runs from 7.50am to 2.45pm. The hours for the post will reflect the needs of the timetable and be set between 7.45am and 3.45pm.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Application and Contact:
Job description and application forms are available to download from the School’s website at Please email applications for the attention of Julie Shepherd at

Closing date: These vacancies will close when appointments have been made and without further notice. Therefore early application is advised.

Interview date:  Interviews will take place upon application.

Biddenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Children’s Barred List check, References and other checks.

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