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Support Assistant

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term Contract until July 2019
  • Closing date for applications: 13 December 2018

Support Assistant – Fixed Term Contract until July 2019

The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint a Support Assistant to join a well-established, supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.  This is a temporary contract until July 2019.

About the Role

Working as part of a well established and growing team, the role of Support Assistant is key in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of students using the school bus service. Support Assistants accompany students travelling on the school bus and ensure that safety and behaviour rules are adhered to at all times. You will be an effective communicator, being the main point of contact for parents and caregivers during pick up and drop off times.

This position will also involve providing additional administrative support in classrooms, library, reprographics, school clinic and office areas when not engaged in bus supervision duties.

About You

You will be friendly and polite, of smart appearance, able to calmly and confidently deal with both parents and children. It is essential that you possess high levels of personal integrity, you are conscientious. In addition, you will be flexible and have a positive approach to work and the ability to adhere to strict policy and procedure.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, skills and experience;

  • High levels of personal integrity
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Adaptable and able to take on a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

About Our School

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of which operates with a highly motivated team of teaching and administrative professionals at its heart.  Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1800 young people from more than 70 nationalities.  To learn more about our school, please visit http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/abu-dhabi

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, The British International School Abu Dhabi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools. Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 56 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of schools gives our students a special advantage, having a wide range of resources and support available to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and staff, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.

Selection Process

Applicants should submit a CV and letter of application to the following e-mail address:

careers@bisad.ae

Ideally, we are seeking candidates already in the UAE on a spouse or family visa.

The closing date for application is 13th December 2018. Interviews will be conducted at the School.

Safeguarding

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.