Assistant Teacher Jobs in Abu Dhabi

Assistant Teacher Jobs in Abu Dhabi

Job Details

Hiring Organization  Aspen Heights British School Abu Dhabi
Post Name  Assistant Teacher
Qualification  Graduate
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  AED 1500 To AED 2000 Per Month
 Location   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The purpose of the role of the Inclusion Teaching Assistant is to provide support to the Head of Inclusion/Learning Support (SENCO) and the class teachers of the school. They will assist the SENCO in providing in-class support for children with SEN and work with the Teaching Assistants to encourage an inclusive learning and teaching environment in Reach British School. The incumbent will help develop and implement a coherent school-wide approach to providing support for students who experience special challenges in their learning.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Works alongside the SENCO to provide 1:1, in-class support for children with SEN
  • Assists the SENCO in providing support groups throughout the school year
  • Follows and helps implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs), support plans, and lessons for students with SEN
  • Coordinates with the class teacher to differentiate work for the student
  • Uses their supervision and care skills to support and ensure that the well-being, behavior, and personal development of the student enhance their learning opportunities
  • Keeps the SENCO informed about the progress and needs of their students
  • Supports students with a special learning need at either end of the learning spectrum (learning disabilities and highly gifted)
  • Maintains an effective system of communication and liaison among classroom teachers, learning support teachers, one-to-one, and the SENCO
  • Assists with the admission of children with SEN
  • Supports the implementation of differentiated instruction for students with special needs across the three academic divisions
  • Acts as a resource for classroom teachers seeking support for differentiating instruction for students with special needs
  • Attends to other duties as assigned by the SENCO

Bus Supervisor (When applicable)

  • Transport children to school by picking-up children at assigned stops; instructing children when it is safe to board the vehicle; establishing loading and unloading procedures,
  • Maintains safe conditions while traveling by enforcing safety and discipline rules and following all vehicle and driving laws as outlined by the School & DoT
  • Complete daily all pre-and post-trip inspections for safety and security by inspecting and documenting the vehicle logs prior to completing a daily shift.
  • Implement an emergency plan in the event of an accident; appropriately administer to the needs of the members on board, administer first aid, and complete accident reports and documentation for all accidents or incidents that occur on the bus.
  • Take daily attendance of students
  • Physically check the bus after every trip to be sure that no child is left behind
  • Provide assistance to students in fastening their seatbelts and ensuring that they are properly strapped in throughout the journey. Ensures all students are seated at all times on the bus
  • Oversee student behavior within the bus and intervene during untoward incidents such as bullying
  • Reports any delays in pickup/drop off to parents
  • Prepare reports such as attendance, schedules, and student

Health and Safety

  • Emphasizes the importance of safety in all areas of the curriculum, communicating to the pupils the importance of a responsible attitude towards personal safety, the safety of others and respect for Aspen Heights British School’s property and equipment
  • Perform all playground duties on time and with due diligence to safeguard Aspen students
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Assist in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct
  • Ensure that all the necessary health and safety rules and procedures are being followed
  • Maintain an awareness of all the health and safety measures to be taken when in school

Communication & Working Relationships


  • Internal
  • Staff
  • Student
  • External
  • Parents

Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum Educational Qualifications Required for the Role
  • Graduate
  • Minimum Years of Experience Required
  • 2 years of school experience as a teacher assistant
  • Language Skills
  • English is mandatory
  • Special Skills and Abilities

Competencies:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willing attitude to be a part of the school team
  • Strong sense of professionalism
  • Safeguarding and welfare of children
  • Excellent communication skills and command of the English language, in spoken and written form
  • A collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Behavior management

Attributes:

  • Empathetic listener
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Internationally minded
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Intercultural awareness, creative
  • Flexible and a can-do attitude

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