Employ a Language Assistant
Hosting a Language Assistant in your school is an ideal way to improve language learning for your students.
Language Assistants are native speakers of French, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, Russian and Irish and are usually between 20-30 years old. They can work with your students to improve their language skills, increase their cultural awareness and boost their confidence.
Read on to find out how a Language Assistant would benefit your school, and how to apply.
In this section
Employ a Language Assistant in Scottish schools
Support languages at National Qualification and Higher level with the help of the British Council
Employ a Language Assistant in primary schools
Discover how Language Assistants can help to introduce language learning in English, Welsh and Northern Irish primary schools.
Employ a Language Assistant in secondary schools
Find out how Language Assistants can increase pupils' confidence and prepare them for exams in English, Welsh and Northern Irish secondary schools.
Discover how much it will cost to host a Language Assistant and how they can be shared between schools to limit costs.
Support and next steps
Help with the administrative process of employing a Language Assistant. Plus information on how the British Council supports host schools and Language Assistants
How to apply
Apply now to host a Language Assistant in your UK school.