Teaching Assistants and Student Support Assistants – Primary and Secondary
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 school’s organisation.
We are seeking to create a talent pool of outstanding Teaching Assistants and Student Support Assistants to fill vacancies as they arise throughout the academic year 2019-20.
The role of the Teaching Assistant is a vital one at BIS Abu Dhabi and is designed to support teachers in helping children to overcome barriers to learning. TA’s will normally work within the classroom and may work with individual children, small groups or the whole class. They may also be called upon to support children who have learning or behavioural difficulties and those with English as an additional language.
The Student Support Assistant role consists of supporting the inclusion of students who may have English language difficulties, social, emotional or behavioural difficulties or other academic educational needs. SSAs will normally work with individual students, helping the student learn as effectively as possible both in group and individual situations.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Degree level education (desirable)
- Background in teaching (desirable)
- 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.
About Our School
The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart. Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating over 1850 young people from more than 75 nationalities.
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 63 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 66,000 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.
Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current or most recent line manager.
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.