Job description / Role
Higher Level Teaching Assistant - new GEMS School, Al Waha, Sustainable City, Dubai
About the Role
We are delighted to announce the opening of a brand-new UK curriculum school in Dubai for September 2023. The School will be located in Al Waha, Dubai, very close to Sustainable City as well as many other attractive, expat Communities along the Al Qudra Road area. It will follow an established GEMS brand, with unique features at a great fee point.
All teaching and leadership staff will be UK-qualified and experienced international school teachers and leaders. The school will open for learners from FS1 to Year 8 in the founding year, growing subsequently each year to offer a through school curriculum within six years from its opening.GEMS Metropole School is seeking to appoint a teaching assistant for an immediate start.
In this role, you will assist the teacher with a wide range of tasks on a regular basis. You will supervise small groups of children or whole classes in emergency situations or when instructed.
Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting with reading related activities, running small group activities inside or outside and preparing the classroom activities and the supporting documents. You will cover class for short periods of time and develop familiarity with relevant aspects of the curriculum including literacy, numeracy and phonetics. You will also be responsible to manage the cupboards stock and take children to toilets when required.
Apart from being a good communicator with an excellent command of English, the ideal candidate will also have
- a good level of general education especially in Mathematics and English.
- basic IT skills.
- previous experience in a similar position or working with children.
About Your Benefits
We offer a competitive salary, tuition fee concession, medical insurance and end of service benefits as per UAE labour law
GEMS employees also have free access to our loyalty app GEMS rewards www.gemsrewards.com which provides significant savings on day-to-day life in the UAE. We offer thousands of discounts and 2 for 1 offers on everything from flights, hotels, restaurants and retail outlets, making your salary go further and enhancing the opportunity to save whilst working overseas.
About the Company
GEMS Education is a pioneering education company with an international network of award winning K-12 schools. Over the past 55 years GEMS has grown from one school to being a truly global company with one incredible mission â€“ to make quality education available to every student. Over 20,000 education professionals unlock the potential of over 250,000 students across 14 countries each and every day, preparing children of all ages for real world success.