Vacancy Details

1442 - Learning Support Assistant

Location: UAE - Dubai
Business Unit: CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL - DUBAI
Closing Date 26-Jun-2018
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School
Cambridge International School – Dubai, is a welcoming British curriculum school, set in a green, spacious campus in the heart of Garhoud, Dubai. We welcome pupils aged 3-10 and 11-18, taking students from pre-school all the way up to A level in Year 13. We offer a high, international standard of education and some of the very best facilities in the city to give our students a great, global education, bursting with opportunity.
http://www.gemscis-dubai.com/  
About the Role

You will hold a key role in supporting the Teacher/ Lead Practitioner in promoting the learning and personal development of all students. Your role will be carried out mainly within the classroom, however you will also support the Teacher and the School in other aspects related to assisting teaching and learning across the school. 

You will have various responsibilities including planning your role in the lessons, supervising and facilitating individual support for the students and providing informal feedback on student progress and achievement.

You will record and share with the Teacher and school Leaders issues of concern and positive feedback about the students.

You will work closely under the guidance of the Teacher to communicate with the students and their parents but also to maintain a file of IEPs, records and other relevant documents. 

 

About You

You will hold a High school certificate and have a minimum of two years experience in a teaching and learning environment. 

You will have experience working with students with special learning needs. You will be knowledgeable about behavior management strategies and will be skilled in promoting good behavior and discipline. 

Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor's Degree and/or to those who hold a teaching qualification.

You will be able to effectively communicate and influence students, parents, teachers and school Leaders.  You will be well-organised and willing to develop your skills to acquire further knowledge and to continuously improve in a professional teaching and learning environment.

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including: Competitive tax-free salary, concession of school fees and end of Service Gratuity.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.
1. Resume/CV
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.