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Classroom Assistant (UAE National) - Muna British Academy

school
Aldar Education - Muna British Academy
location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start July 2024
1
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • United Arab Emirates

Minimum Qualifications:    
High school. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:  
At least two years experience in the School/Education field.

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills:
English language skills or the language applied in the school curriculum.

Application:

A cover letter and CV including details of two referees should be sent via the careers page.

What we offer:

Aldar Education is a family of world-class, child-centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE. We educate over 25,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching, and training.

Successful candidates will have access to a wide network of professionals and opportunities to both lead and contribute to training others as well as developing themselves.

Aldar Education is keen to hear from like-minded, forward-thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenges and opportunities that we have to offer.

Aldar Education is seeking a High Level Teaching Assistant/Culture and Heritage Facilitator (UAE National) for Muna British Academy in Abu Dhabi commencing in August 2024.

Muna British Academy is in the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi and was recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by ADEK - Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) Serving over 700 students from Nursery – Year 6 we follow the National Curriculum of England. The school a vibrant community.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.  

The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.

 

Job Purpose: 

To work as part of the team in supporting students learning in the classroom and also work alongside Assistant Principal-Culture and Heritage to promote local culture and heritage across the school.



General Responsibilities:  


With the School Staff:


•   Assist school in achieving its overall vision and strategic intentions and to contribute to the achievement of relevant targets as set out in the school’s improvement plan and self-evaluation form.
•   To embody the values, vision and ethos of Muna British Academy and assist the Senior Leadership Team in delivering policy which will ensure high quality and successful outcomes for all teaching programmes within the phase.
•   Comply with regulations pertaining to health and safety at work legislation and adhere to school policies relating to safe working practice and equal opportunities regulations.
•   Engage in annual training linked to child protection, safeguarding and health and safety together with all training deemed appropriate for the purpose of school improvement or performance management.
•   Comply with the school’s staff dress code at all times including the wearing of photo ID / lanyard.
•   Comply with the school’s computer Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) at all times.
•   Support SLT in promoting UAE heritage and cultural values across the school, meeting with staff to offer support on this, where required. 
 


With the Student:


•   To develop an understanding of the Additional Educational Needs (AEN) /special Educational Needs of the student/s concerned.
•   To take into account the student/s’ diverse needs and ensure their access to the lesson and its content through appropriate clarification, explanations, equipment and materials.
•   To build and maintain successful relationships with student(s), treat them consistently, with respect and consideration.
•   To help reinforce learning and promote/embed UAE cultural values and culture within learning. 
•   To help promote independent learning.
•   To assist students with physical needs.
•   To help students record work in an appropriate way.
•   To develop study and organisational skills.
•   To help keep the students on task and to build motivation.
•   To model good practice.
•   To help build the student/s’ confidence and enhance self-esteem.
•   To maintain liaison with parents regarding student(s) performance, where appropriate.


With the Teacher/Phase Leader:


•   To have formal and informal meetings with regard to Teaching and Learning plans for the lesson/activities.
•   To prepare materials and resources as required.
•   To prepare students beforehand for a task.
•   To work on differentiated activities with identified groups.
•   To support the teacher in implementing specific teaching techniques.
•   To supervise practical tasks.
•   To be involved in keeping records on evaluating the progress of identified students’
•   Support the AP in implementing various initiatives to promote UAE heritage and culture learning environments within the phase.
•   To ensure effective communication with families about the UAE heritage and culture and the benefits of focusing on this.
•   Be a role model to other UAE national staff and suggest interventions for promoting UAE nationals retention in the school.
 

Minimum Qualifications:    
High school. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:  
At least two-year experience in School/Education field.

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills:
English language skills or the language applied in the school curriculum.

 

Application:

A covering letter and CV including details of two referees should be sent via the careers page.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Aldar Education is a family of world-class, child centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE. We educate over 25,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training.

Successful candidates will have access to a wide network of professionals and opportunities to both lead and contribute to training others as well as developing themselves.

Aldar Education is keen to hear from like-minded, forward thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenge and opportunities that we have to offer.

This job description is not all inclusive. Aldar Education reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also mindful of our national development strategy and encourage UAE Nationals in their application at our company.

Aldar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and police clearance.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Al Muna Academy is a vibrant international school in the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi and was recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by ADEK - Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). Serving over 700 students from Nursery – Year 6, we follow the National Curriculum of England. 

The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, and confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now and in the future. We have a wonderful school site that provides many different opportunities for curriculum development. 

We believe that imagination, creativity, and big dreams can change our world! We are focused on improvement and solutions. We empower our staff and students to be innovative and unconstrained. We celebrate thinkers and doers. 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of UAE and is the second most populous city. Experienced educators or administrators seeking positions in the UAE can find great opportunities in Abu Dhabi.

Arabic
921.000
UAE Dirham
Islam
Hot desert climate
972.45 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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