Salary Level 5 (scp. 17-21)

25hrs per week, term-time only

Actual salary: £10,984 to £12,084

Ormiston Meridian Academy are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Bi-lingual Language Assistant to provide efficient and effective support for minority ethnic children for whom English is an additional language.

The post holder will support curriculum, language and learning strategies for identified minority ethnic students at risk of under achievement; support the development of the multi-cultural ethos within the Academy, support new speakers and overcome potential language barriers at home and school.

This is a permanent full time post, required for December 2018 for 25 hours per week, term time.

The successful candidate must have Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths and be willing to obtain/enhance qualifications and training for development in the post. They must have the ability to communicate well in an ethnic minority language and organise and work in a methodical manner.

Experience of working in an English school environment is desirable.

DBS Checks

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Asylum and Immigration

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 – List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

All information and an application form for this post is available below, alternatively application packs can be collected from Ormiston Meridian Academy reception.

The closing date for this post is Friday, 30th November. Interviews to be held on Friday, 7th December.

Please send completed application forms for the attention of Miss L Rowley, Director of Language, or email:

Application Form