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Learning Support Assistant

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract:
  • Closing date for applications: 22 February 2019

The British International School Houston is looking to appoint an outstanding Learning Support Assistant to inspire, challenge and support our youngest students in our new purpose built school.

The role: 

With proven organizational and inter-personnel skills and a love for working with children, you will be an excellent communicator who gets on well with colleagues, students and parents within an international and multi-cultural setting. Your role is to support and develop the learning and well-being of all children.

Roles and Responsibilities 

Duties will include:

In fulfilling the requirements of the post, the successful candidate will demonstrate essential professional characteristics, and in general will:

  • deliver tailored teaching activities to students on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups
  • make sure that the pupils you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • support the social and emotional development of students, reporting any issues when required
  • support the teacher in managing challenging pupil behavior and promoting positive behavior
  • listen to students read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
  • guide and monitor pupil progress
  • help with the planning of some lessons
  • provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on students’ progress
  • carry out administrative duties, such as preparing classroom resources
  • duty responsibilities: supervision of students during indoor and outdoor break times
  • provide support outside of your normal classes, such as helping during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Working with Children in classroom setting: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)