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Teaching Assistant

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  • Closing date for applications: 11 July 2020

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 outstanding Teaching Assistants to join our School for the academic year 2020-2021. 

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 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)
  • Ideally, candidates will be based in the UAE. 

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 1900 young people aged 3-18, from more than 90 nationalities. 

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 66 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF 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.

The closing date for application is 11th July 2020. However, we reserve the right to begin interviewing and make an appointment prior to the closing date. 

Interviews will be conducted via videoconferencing.

Start date will be mid-August 2020.

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.