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Student Support Assistants

  • Period: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for applications: 02 December 2018

The British International School Abu Dhabi is seeking to appoint a Student Support Assistants to join our School’s Primary and Secondary Inclusion teams. This is a student learning support role within a well-established, supportive team in a highly successful and expanding school.


About the Role

The Student Support Assistant role consists of supporting the inclusion of pupils with their additional educational needs.

The Student Support Assistant will normally work for individual student, on one to one basis, to support them to overcome barriers to learning (for example, those with English language difficulties, social and emotional and behavioural difficulties or other academic educational needs).   

The aim of the Student Support Assistant is to help the pupil to learn as effectively as possible both in group and individual situations, inside and outside of the classroom. This is achieved by, in conjunction with the head of Inclusion, developing and carrying out a suitable programme of support both within the classroom and in a withdrawal situation.

Successful candidates will be fluent English language speakers.  Fluency in an additional language would be an advantage.  Experience of working in a school environment would be desirable, as would degree-level education.


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 1700 young people from more than 70 nationalities.  To learn more about our school, please visit https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/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 47 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, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Line Manager to careers@bisad.ae

The closing date for applications is 2nd December 2018. Interviews will be conducted at the School.


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.

If you're interested in the job, please send your CV to careers@bisad.ae