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Learning Support Assistant (EAL)

Birmingham, West Midlands
£85 - £105 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Career Teachers have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Learning support assistant (EAL) to join the staff team at a mainstream secondary School based in South Birmingham starting September 2024.

You will be responsible for providing learning support to pupils on a one-to-one and whole classroom basis whilst supporting teaching staff. You will be supporting pupils across key stage 3 (KS3) and key stage 4 (KS4) with English as an additional language.

You will be combining your knowledge of learning support and teaching techniques with your compassion and understanding of learning needs, to support pupils in their education career, and Teachers in their duties.


  • Hold a relevant level 3 qualification such as Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or Level 3 Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Experience supporting pupils with English as an additional language
  • Eligibility to work within the UK.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS check on the update service or be willing to undertake a new one.
  • Have up-to-date safeguarding training; Career Teachers offer a FREE online Safeguarding training course
  • Able to provide a minimum of 2 x references to cover the last 2 years of employment history.
  • A calm and positive attitude
  • Have a passion for supporting and nurturing students.
  • Strong behaviour management skills with the ability to inspire and support learners in key stage 3 and 4.
  • Able to build strong relationships with both students and staff.

By registering with Career Teachers, you will be offered:

  • The opportunity to work within a variety of schools.
  • Regular work available including daily and long-term supply and permanent.
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Professional support from our team of experienced and dedicated consultants.
  • Free CPD
  • Access to Skills Network
  • Excellent refer a friend scheme.
  • Recognition programme
  • Access to discount and cashback platform Affinity Extra

Don’t miss out on this opportunity

Apply now by sending your CV through to Stacey Grubham directly or contact me to discuss further

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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