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We have long known the value that language assistants can bring to any classroom, and every year we hear about how much difference a language assistant can make to the learning experience of students across the UK. In 2019-20, 91% of institutions have said that hosting a Modern Language Assistant increased their students’ cultural awareness.

To ensure language and culture can continue to be brought to life in modern language classrooms across the UK, we have had to adapt for 2021-22. We value access and have looked at ways to keep providing opportunities in an everchanging world since 1905.

Please find information on your options for hosting a Modern Language Assistant in 2021-22 below and in the relevant subpages. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Whenever you’re ready to apply, you can complete an application.

Overview: Periods of appointment options

Language

Period of appointment

Costs involved

German

French

Italian

Spanish

Option 1: Short post

(November 2021 – April 2022)

Salary

Option 2: Long post

(1 October 2021 – 31 May 2022)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Salary

French retained

1 October 2021 – 31 May 2022

Salary

Irish

Irish retained

1 October 2021 – 31 May 2022

Salary

Mandarin

Mid-September 2021 – 30 June 2022

Immigration Health Surcharge

Salary

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