Learning Support Assistant- Nord Anglia Education , Dubai

  • Full Time
  • Dubai

Nord Anglia Education

Full job description


Date: 28 Feb 2024
Location: Dubai, AE
Job ID: 2007
School: Nord Anglia International School Dubai
Company: Nord Anglia Education
About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 85 schools located across over 33 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 74,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.
Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes, and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st century learning experience for all students.
Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. Nord Anglia schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.
Nord Anglia International School Dubai
NAS Dubai is a purpose built ‘flagship school’ generously resourced with a whole school enrolment of over 2860. This equates to 1620 in the primary school and 1240 in the secondary school. Our curriculum is based upon the legacy of the English National Curriculum adapted to the local environment leading up to GCSE at KS4 and on to the IB Diploma programme and A Levels at KS5. Our GCSE results consistently significantly surpass the world average, with 50% of students achieving A**-*, 9-8 over the last three years (World Average 27.6%). IBDP results are equally as impressive with an average of 40% obtaining over 40+ points over the last three years (IBDP global average 10).
As one of the Top 100 schools in the world, NAS Dubai is recognised as an outstanding school by multiple accreditors including the KHDA, BSO and NEASC. We are proudly listed by spears, of our award-winning innovative curriculum and offer bespoke professional development through our Nord Anglia University
Our schools
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people, and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 85 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success.
We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London.
About the role
You will be providing personalised and specialist support on a 1:1 and small group basis with primary students.
The ideal candidate
To be considered for this position, you must have:
  • experience of providing core subject support to primary aged students
  • experience of supporting students with special educational needs or learning difficulties through the planning and delivery of small group and 1:1 intervention session
  • experience of supporting students with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia and dyscalculia, as well as ADHD
  • previous and relevant experience of working as a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) or primary teacher
  • experience of delivering a variety of specialist SEND interventions e.g. SNIP and Nessy
  • previous experience of working within the British curriculum across primary level
  • relevant qualifications including specialist SEND qualifications and training
  • a secure knowledge of online teaching platforms including MS Teams, Zoom and Seesaw
  • outstanding communication skills
  • ability to manage time effectively to ensure all administrative tasks are completed
  • drive for continuous professional development and further training
  • a good rapport with young people
  • a genuine passion for education
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • a friendly, honest and professional manner
  • strong English skills – spoken and written
The school has high standards for its students and is looking for someone who thrives towards maintaining high academic attainment. The ideal candidate will be confident and successful in teaching students who have learning difficulties and who have followed the UK National Curriculum. The candidate’s experience should include working with primary aged students across the core subject areas. The candidate will be required to prepare and deliver one-to-one tutorials and small group teaching sessions for primary aged students. The ability to work alongside other stakeholders to enhance student participation is paramount for this role. The candidate will be supporting students, teachers and parents to develop personalised educational plans (PEPs) and to develop the provision according to the student’s specific needs.
The candidate will work alongside the Head of Inclusion, the Primary Inclusion Team and Primary class teachers/specialist teachers in order to personalise the support for individual students.
Only candidates with the relevant experience and specialist qualifications will be shortlisted for interview.
The role is for April 2024 start. Remuneration will be competitive, and it includes visa provision.
Selection Process
The closing date for application is 12th March 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews that will take place at the Nord Anglia International School Dubai.
At Nord Anglia Education, we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All post holders are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.
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To apply for this job please visit careers.nordangliaeducation.com.


Ethan Anderson

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