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Teaching Assistant at Deira International School

Teaching Assistant at Deira International School

Listed On: 19 November 2019
Expires On: 20 December 2019
Deira International School are seeking to hire a Teaching Assistant
Deira International School

1. Job Details

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Band: TBD (To be decided)

Division and Company: AFEF

Reports to Job title: Teacher

2. Role Purpose

To assist the teacher with the daily activities and supervise individuals and small groups as per the directions and be an advocate for the students in overcoming their barriers to learning.

3. Resource Complexity – Resources required to achieve accountability

Direct Reports: NA

Financial Dimensions: NA

4. Key Role Specific Accountabilities:

Description of the Accountability

  • Support a range of students within the school in improving their social skills, gross and fine motor skills, subject knowledge as per the curulliculum expectations and independent learning skills
  • Supervise students in class, between classes, during lunch and break time, and on the field trips
  • Assist teachers prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up equipment, such as computers, printing material etc
  • Support the students during the assessment periods
  • Help teachers with recordkeeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades
  • Support the class Teacher to ensure the school rules are clearly communicated and modelled to all children
  • Respond to the needs of the children by providing appropriate intervention to enable them to overcome barriers to learning
  • Assist the teacher with daily routines, e.g. organization of homework folders, diaries and reading books
  • Ensure the classroom environment meets standards for safety and cleanliness

Performance Indicators (How accountability is measured)

  • Support the students in making expected or exceeding progress
  • Support students in meeting their daily/weekly academic targets as required
  • Increased engagement level of students being worked with throughout the classroom session
  • Students are under safe supervision always
  • High-quality learning materials are ready in good time
  • Learning materials in ready state and can be shared with students at the start of the class
  • Students can access the assessment and demonstrate understanding in tasks
  • Accurate records are kept in a timely fashion
  • The students demonstrate the desired behaviour always
  • Support students in meeting their individual learning targets in all areas of the curriculum
  • Records of progress and interventions used are kept up-to-date using school record system
  • Positive Feedback report from the class teacher in a regular manner
  • Class teachers are informed about the students’ progress always
  • No. of incidences where safety criteria are not met
  • No. of incidences where the classroom cleanliness level was below the desired

5. Person Specific

Education: Bachelor degree preferred

Minimum Experience and Knowledge: Preferred 2 years of experience working with children in the age group

Job-specific skills:

  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Patience
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Good literacy, numeracy and communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Observation & evaluation skills
  • Appropriate feedback
  • Collaboration skills
  • Team work

To Apply:

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