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Specialist English as an Additional Language Teaching Assistant (Primary)

  • Period: Full-Time
  • Contract: Contract
  • Closing date for applications: 30 June 2019

BIS Abu Dhabi is a premium quality school, offering the English National curriculum to Abu Dhabi’s diverse and rapidly growing community. The school is part of the renowned Nord Anglia Education family, the world’s leading premium international schools organisation.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Specialist EAL Teaching Assistant to join our School’s Primary Inclusion team. Reporting to the Head of Primary EAL, you will be responsible for teaching and supporting pupils who are identified as having additional English language needs and supporting and promoting inclusive practices within the School.

The ideal candidate will be expected to:

  • Assist in assessing the additional requirements of pupils with English language development needs, and ensuring that specialist support is given in line with those needs.
  • Monitor, record and review pupil progress and ensure that the provision being made remains
  • appropriate to pupils identified.
  • Where necessary, attend meetings with parents to support the Head of Primary EAL in order to promote working partnerships that are effective in providing for pupil's additional English language needs.
  • Prepare and maintain support materials relative to the support of EAL pupils.
  • Deliver specialist EAL support to small groups of students.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree level education (desirable)
  • Background in EAL teaching (essential)
  • High level of international and inter-cultural understanding (essential)
  • High level of fluency in written and spoken English (essential)

If you would like to take this exciting role and you have the right blend of experience and ambition, then we look forward to hearing from you.

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 Sunday 30 th June 2019. 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.