Vacancy Details

11855 - Teaching Assistant

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 30-Sep-2022
About the Role

We are looking for a Teaching assistant to join immediately .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 and other relevant documents. 


Key Responsibilities

Support for pupil

Supervise students in a small group or one to one differentiated activities in class or common learning environment as directed.

Communicate effectively and sensitively with a student to support their learning, promoting self-confidence and independence, being mindful of their wellbeing. Assist in developing their social/emotional skills.


Support for the Teacher

Contribute effectively to the lessons and assist in setting out learning materials appropriate to planned activity for the students.

 Work with teachers to monitor the progress of the students Function within a framework set by the assigned teacher, to plan your role in lessons including how you will provide feedback to the students on their learning, behavior and wellbeing.

Monitor their participation and progress, providing feedback to the teacher and parents and provide constructive support to the students as they learn.


Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of strategies that support positive behavior to meet school expectations.

Support ethos of the learning environment

Ability to effectively communicate with pupils, parents and colleagues. To contribute purposefully to their team.

Good time management and organizational skills

Should be creative and capable of handling art works 

Competent Literacy, Numeracy and IT skills at the required level.

Fluent in English, Arabic is an added advantage.


Bachelors of any steam or High School -certificate to be fully attested and presented at the time of interview.


Desirable -Minimum 2 years in similar role in an educational environment


Attested Education certificates.

Spouse/ Family Sponsorship

Police Clearance certificate


Two professional references upon request. 


About Your Benefits
All positions offer an attractive 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

GEMS International School, Dubai Hills, opened in September, 2013, as a premier school offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. With a strong multicultural student body and faculty of over 93 nationalities, we educate our students on the importance of Respect, Trust and Ambition (the three values in our school culture which underlie all we do). Through developing these core personal and social skills, and maintaining the GEMS Education ethos of learning for life and philanthropy, our students become truly global citizens. This year we have introduced the IB Career-related Programme to our pathways post-16 and also the Tareeqi Programme, our in-house KHDA approved SEN pathway. Our community is known for its warmth and inclusivity, with student leadership and responsibility (at all ages) highly valued. Our school is committed to digital citizenship and our dedicated Digital Learning Coaches enable students to discover ways that technology can assist and enhance their learning. Our students are not the only learners: our faculty is dedicated to self-improvement and sharing best practice through the highest levels of professional development.

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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

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

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.