Vacancy Details

12308 - Teaching Assistant

Location: UAE - Abu Dhabi
Closing Date 10-Oct-2022
About the Role

We are looking for a passionate Teaching assistant to join with us at GEMS Cambridge International School .We encourage UAE Nationals to apply for the role as part of our initiative to support the Emiratisation program of UAE .

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

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

Fluent in English , Arabic is an added advantage .

Qualifications required

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


Minimum 2 years in similar role in an educational environment-experience letter for the same must be provided during interview .If the experience is outside UAE , it has to be attested as well .


We prefer UAE Nationals for the role .

Attested Education certificates.

Spouse/ Family Sponsorship/Resident of UAE.

Police Clearance certificate

Two professional references upon request.




About Your Benefits
All positions offer 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

GEMS Cambridge International School (Abu Dhabi), is a fully inclusive, international school with a real difference, providing children from all over the world with invaluable opportunities to realize their full potential academically, socially and personally. The school has been rated outstanding in their recent British Schools Overseas Inspection and has achieved World Class Status from High Performance Learning (HPL, UK). The ‘British’ National Curriculum prepares students for the IGCSE, AS & A Level examinations, which are recognized by colleges and universities around the world. The school has formed a relationship with 8billionideas and delivers a programme that fosters and encourages entrepreneurship at all phases. Outside of the classroom, the school offers numerous domestic and international trips, including expeditions to Kenya and Iceland, a Model United Nations trip to the USA and a ski trip to Verbier, Switzerland. 


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

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.