Bilingual Support Assistant


Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3RU

Bilingual Support Assistant

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time - term time plus specified days

£20,812 – £21,189 pa, Actual Salary Range: £15,679 to £15,963 pa

This school has Academy status, and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Kenton School

Drayton Road

Newcastle upon Tyne


32.5 hours per week, Permanent

Term time only plus 5 training days to be worked during school closure as directed by the school

Kenton School is at the cutting edge of modern education. With just under 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. However, despite our size we pride ourselves on retaining a family atmosphere and in ensuring that we cater for the needs of all our students, recognising their special gifts or talents.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bilingual Support Assistant to work alongside our EAL (English as an Additional Language) Co-ordinator to support individual students and small groups of students to learn and integrate.

Candidates must possess a high level of English oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, combined with the ability to speak at least one other language at a fluent level.

Previous experience working with secondary school age children would be desirable.

Kenton School offers fantastic developmental possibilities due to its success, size, facilities and a forward-thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our pupils.

If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we can offer you,

• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

• Salary sacrifice schemes including, car, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes

• Free on-site parking

• Free gym access at Kenton School

How to Apply

Please download an application form from our website and return it to

Closing date: 9am 10th February 2023

Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.


Closing date:

10 February 2023

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