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EAL Tutor

Required as soon as possible

37 hours per week: Term time only

Scale 7 Point 19 to 24 NJC2019: Actual pro rata salary £23,877 to £26,661

Do you have experience working with students where English is not their first language and understand how to motivate and support them to access all areas of the curriculum and reach their potential.

If so, Southchurch High School could be your next career move.  We need an outstanding EAL Tutor to join our committed team of practitioners to support students who may be new to the country, or whose parents/carers do not speak English and need support to engage with their child’s education.

We would like from you:

  • Experience working with young people with EAL.
  • Be a team player with loads of energy and enthusiasm.
  • To have high expectations of yourself and students.
  • To have the ability to support EAL students at both KS3 and KS4.
  • Professional qualification (e.g. CELTA, TEFL, TESOL).


We can offer you:

  • An emphasis on staff wellbeing and free access to external support agencies if needed.
  • Free eye test vouchers for all staff.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Very modern facilities, set in acres of grounds, located in a leafy suburb of Southend-on-Sea.


Our ethos is focused on ensuring all of our students achieve their full potential.  The School’s focus on achievement is the same as at every Partnership Learning School.  The atmosphere is disciplined and rigorous but also happy and caring.

Training will be provided and you will be expected to participate in ongoing professional development.

Please note that the school can only consider completed Application Forms returned directly to the email address below and not CVs alone.

See the full Job Description HERE.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday, 11 December, 2023 (late applications may not be considered)

The School reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

In line with the statutory guidance “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line.

Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

Exam Invigilators

The School are looking to recruit Exam Invigilators as soon as possible to work, when required, on a part-time basis and be responsible for overseeing students undertaking the examination process.

Training will be provided.

£11.50 per hour (which includes a sum for statutory leave)

Please visit our website www.southchurchschool.com to download an Application Form.  Alternatively contact the School by telephone on 01702 900777 or e-mail hr@southchurchschool.com with your contact details.  Completed Application Forms should be e-mailed to hr@southchurchschool.com. 

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and operate safer recruitment practices we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.  You will be asked to provide documentation, if shortlisted for interview, as proof of your identity and qualifications.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Right to Work check, pre-employment health check questionnaire and satisfactory references.  If you have recently lived in a country other than the United Kingdom, clearance from this country will also be requested and a certified translation may be required.

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