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 organisational 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
Candidates should already be living in the UAE.
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 1700 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 69 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.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 13,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two referees, one of which should be your current or most recent Line Manager.
The closing date for application is 7th February 2021. 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.