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Learning Support Coordinator

school
International School of London-Qatar
location
Doha, Qatar
Start date
Start August 2022
1
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License

Qualifications and experience. The school prefers applicants with:

  • Degree level qualification in psychology, education, learning support, counselling or equivalent
  • Experience in school counselling and/or learning support

In order to fill this role effectively, the successful candidate will need to have a diverse range of qualities, competencies and experience. He/She should be an outstanding learner, motivator and communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, and should be capable of creating an environment of mutual support and respect by identifying and addressing factors that support or perhaps inhibit student learning. He/she should be able to provide support to students, staff and parents to facilitate the development of an internationally minded community which shares a common interest in preserving the environment, caring for each other and engaging enthusiastically in learning.
 

Knowledge and Skills. He/She should:

  • be aligned with the ISL values of diversity, passion, identity and understanding
  • possess excellent communication skills and be willing to adapt to the demands of an international school, in particular he/she should have a good working knowledge of English (knowledge of Arabic would be useful too)
  • have a high level of understanding of current research on counselling, how children learn and possess the ability to motivate students to perform at their best
  • be able to develop rapport with students and create an atmosphere of trust and respect
  • be adept and accomplished at providing counselling and learning support to students
  • through differentiated planning, instruction and assessment be able to inspire mixed culture students with specific learning needs, by creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities
  • be able to participate fully in an expanding IB school and, in particular, help to develop the team spirit
  • have a high level of awareness of current developments and research in the field of learning support
  • have the ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload

 

Responsibilities.

  • To be a member of the Student Support Services Team
  • To develop rapport with students to create an atmosphere of trust and respect
  • To show genuine interest in all students and ensure that the ISL Qatar values are prominent aspects of their school life
  • To initiate, design, implement and review personal, social, learning and emotional support programmes in the primary & secondary school
  • To implement a structure that allows for opportunities for support for students
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

We are an IB World school delivering the Primary Years Programme, the Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme, with an emphasis on inquiry-based learning and development of internationally-minded global citizens. We are looking for staff who are life-long learners and who are open-minded about adapting to the new experiences of living in Qatar.

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

Teaching in Qatar gives teachers insight into life in the Middle East, allows teachers to experience traditional Qatari hospitality, and offers highly competitive salaries. Teachers in Qatar will enjoy an accommodating blend of old-world traditions and modern day amenities - an experience like no other!

Doha
Arabic
2,155,446
Qatari Riyal, ﷼ (QAR)
Islam
Hot, dry desert climate
11,571 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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