Job Opportunity

Come and work for Halifax Opportunities Trust and benefit from:

• Accredited Living Wage Foundation Employer
• 30 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays per year
• Full time contract only 37.5 hrs per week, Monday – Friday
• In house training and support with professional qualifications
• Mindful employer, a national initiative supporting employees to take a positive approach towards mental health at work
• Full sick pay after a qualifying perio

Looking for the chance to support ESOL/Citizenship teaching & learning within Calderdale?

Then this is how you could do it . . .

Bilingual Classroom Teaching Assistant (Arabic speaking)
£10.00 per hour (Term Time Only)
Fixed term contract until June 2023
8 hours per week

Halifax Opportunities Trust is seeking to recruit an Arabic speaking Classroom Teaching Assistant to support ESOL Tutors deliver ESOL/Citizenship programmes. The successful candidate will help to deliver a series of accredited & non-accredited ESOL/Citizenship programmes in community based settings (ranging from Pre Entry to Entry Level 3).
To be suitable for the role you must:
• Have previous classroom experience
• Enjoy working with adult learners from a wide range of backgrounds, be culturally aware and possess excellent people skills.
• Be able to translate Arabic
• Possess excellent communication & interpersonal skills
• Be enthusiastic & ambitious in supporting adults in learning

Halifax Opportunities Trust is committed to safer recruitment policies and practices. This includes appropriate DBS (disclosure & barring) checks for all, ensuring references are taken up and adequate training on safeguarding adults.

Closing date for applications is Friday 25th November 2022 @ 5:00pm Interviews are to be held on Friday 29th November 2022

For further information please contact Surraya Bibi on 01422 347392 or email

To apply, please visit our website on and download an application pack.
Halifax Opportunities Trust is an accredited organisation of the Living Wage Foundation