Vacancy Details

11107 - Assistant Teacher

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 31-May-2022
About the Role

Looking for Teaching Assistants for KG & Primary to join us in the next Academic Year 2022-2023 starting August 2022.

The Teacher’s Assistant will primarily focus on the following duties and responsibilities:

  • In consultation with the teacher, contribute to the delivery of Individual Learning Programs for students.
  • Document interactions with students, parents and teachers where necessary.
  • Attend Staff Meetings.
  • Can be expected to attend a range of school activities including Sports Days, Mosque, Field Trips when needed.
  • Undertake other appropriate duties as may be assigned by the AKIS Management, which promote the cohesive professional flow of information such as:
    o Complete clerical tasks such as filing and photocopying
    o Organisation of resources
    o Conduct and record specified baseline assessments
    o Digital filing systems
    o Assist in the preparation of resources
    o other assistance

Under the supervision and support of the classroom teachers, the Teacher’s Assistant will:

  • Work with students individually or in small groups on activities under the supervision of the class teacher. This may include note-taking, scribing, clarifying teacher instructions, editing, organization of student’s learning materials and general supervision.
  • Assist the students to comply with teacher instruction.
  • Observe the students and draw attention of the teacher to the students when necessary.
  • Prepare equipment and materials specific to the student and classroom needs in accordance with class teacher directions.
  • Provide assistance during class activities, as required, to ensure maximum participation in programs.
  • Report on students’ progress and difficulties during after school meetings.
  • Liaise with the class teacher for relevant duties.
  • Respect and understand the need for confidentiality.
  • Develop an effective, positive relationship with all students in the class.
  • Attend professional activities as negotiated with the school management.
  • Develop a close working relationship with the teachers and teaching assistants.
  • Stimulate and encourage a student’s independence and self-worth.
  • Observe school rules, procedures, practices and safety aspects, treating all students and staff with respect.


Professional and productive relationships are required to exist with the:
 Principal
 Assistant principal
 Teachers
 Grade and Subject Mentors
 Subject Leaders
 Students
 Parents

About Your Benefits
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package.
About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School

Established in 1992, GEMS Al-Khaleej International School is an international K-12 U.S. curriculum school helping over 2,000 students every year in developing life-long learning skills such as Open-mindedness, Perseverance, Integrity, Reflection, Problem-solving, Innovation, Self-awareness, Global Citizenship, Resilience and Grit. Our practices are rooted in our vision which is, “To be one of the finest U.S. curriculum schools in Dubai in terms of the quality of teaching and learning and students’ character”. GEMS AKIS’s inspection results are evident of the fact that the school has been on an incredible journey of transformation and continuous improvement. GEMS AKIS is one of the very few schools in the UAE which offer students with multiple routes to graduation including College Board Advanced Placement Program. At GEMS AKIS, we offer a variety of courses to our students to polish their career aspiration and amply prepare them for the universities and colleges. At GEMS Al-Khaleej International School (AKIS), we resolutely believe that success stems from reflective teaching practices, attentive and precise instructional leadership, supportive families and responsible students. We believe in bringing out the best in each of our students by promoting a healthy balance between Islamic values, ownership of our cultural heritage and 21st century learning skills. In order to achieve this, we have established a culture of integrity that supports academic success and creates a community of lifelong learners. This, in tandem with a curriculum infused with global citizenship themes, allows GEMS AKIS students to develop critical thinking skills for all challenges and opportunities in order to be successful in both their personal and professional lives.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
3. Educational Certificate - Attested by UAE Consulate
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.