The British International School Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint a Support Assistant to join a well-established, supportive team in a highly successful school.
About the Role
Working as part of a well-established 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 by school bus, ensuring 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.
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, and are conscientious. In addition, you will be flexible and have a positive approach to work as well as 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 1900 young people from more than 85 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 66 international schools in 29 countries, 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 referees, one of which should be your current o most recent Line Manager.
The closing date for application is Thursday 10th December 2020. Interviews will be conducted via videoconference.
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.