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Temporary Learning Assistant Jobs in Dubai at Dubai British School

Title: Temporary Learning Assistant

Company: Dubai British School

Location: Dubai

*This is a temporary role, September 2022 – December 2022, and requires the candidate to work 3 days a week on-site*

Job Purpose:To assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the named student(s), providing a learning environment that supports their developmental and educational needs, under the overall direction of the class teacher and Head of Inclusion/SENCO.

Key Accountabilities:

Work within the framework set by the assigned teacher and Head of Inclusion/SENCO, outlining the LSA’s role in lessons including how they will provide feedback to the named student(s) and colleagues on learning and behaviour

Supervise and facilitate individual support for the named student, with particular reference to Individual Education Plan (IEP) / pupil passport targets, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities, including, where appropriate, specialist lessons

Provide informal feedback to the named student in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher

Record and share with the teacher, colleagues and supporting professionals, issues of concern and positive feedback about the student’s welfare and achievements.

Maintain a file of IEP/pupil passports, records, minutes and other relevant documents

Contribute to the well-being of the children in terms of physical, emotional and social needs

Carry out any other tasks of a similar nature as directed, including being flexible to support in other areas of the school as and when required; on occasions this may involve supporting other students, for instance if the named student is working in a collaborative setting

Person Specification:

Education:Minimum High School education in English and Maths, preferred but not essential

Experience:Experience or aptitude for working with students with special educational needs, previous teaching or teaching assistant experience preferred

Competencies:

Good levels of written and spoken English

Enthusiasm, commitment and aptitude for working with students

Good team player, able to work well as part of a team

Confidentiality and empathy

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