Learning Support Assistant
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job description / Role
About the Role
You will hold a key role in supporting the Teacher/ Lead Practitioner in promoting the learning and personal development of all students. Your role will be carried out mainly within the classroom, however you will also support the Teacher and the School in other aspects related to assisting teaching and learning across the school.
You will have various responsibilities including planning your role in the lessons, supervising and facilitating individual support for the students and providing informal feedback on student progress and achievement.
You will record and share with the Teacher and school Leaders issues of concern and positive feedback about the students.
You will work closely under the guidance of the Teacher to communicate with the students and their parents but also to maintain a file of IEPs, records and other relevant documents.
You will hold a High school certificate and have a minimum of two years experience in a teaching and learning environment.
You will have experience working with students with special learning needs. You will be knowledgeable about behavior management strategies and will be skilled in promoting good behavior and discipline.
Preference will be given to candidates with LSA experience and/or to those who hold a teaching qualification.
You will be able to effectively communicate and influence students, parents, teachers and school Leaders. You will be well-organized and willing to develop your skills to acquire further knowledge and to continuously improve in a professional teaching and learning environment.
About Your Benefits
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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.