Apr 29, 2018

Classroom Assistant – Special Education Need UAE Job Opportunities - Aldar Academies

  • Aldar Academies
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Full time Education and Training Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Classroom Assistant – Special Education Need

Company Name: Aldar Academies

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Job Summary: The Classroom Assistant – Special Education Need will provide support and assistance to students with learning support needs, to promote their educational and social development in order that they access a curriculum tailored to build on areas of strength and address areas of relative weakness at Aldar Academies


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Deliver effective learning activities, tailoring support to the needs of the individual pupils in a secondary/primary context, in partnership with teachers and other professionals as necessary.
  • Deliver local and international intervention programs to support students accessing a secondary/primary curriculum in English as an additional language, reporting to relevant teaching staff at Aldar Academies
  • Work with students with learning support needs, including those on the Autism spectrum, specific learning difficulties and those with behavior disorders to develop effective social communication and self-regulation skills, promoting wellbeing in the secondary/primary context.
  • Under the direction of the teacher, will work independently with individual children and small groups.
  • Providing contributing to oral and written assessments, reports or references relating to individual pupils and groups of students.
  • The Aldar Academies Classroom Assistant – Special Education Need will provide appropriate help throughout the day, including break and lunchtime monitoring and pre-and post-school activities as necessary.
  • Maintain a high level of pastoral care to vulnerable pupils within the class and throughout the school.
  • Maintain and promote a positive image of the school to children, parents and visitors.
  • To attend any training courses relevant to the post, ensuring continuing, personal and professional development.
  • Role requires working with a team.
  • Ability to present oneself as a role model to pupils in speech, behavior and attitude.
  • The Post holder may undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the post.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Classroom Assistant – Special Education Need should have a Bachelor’s Degree or a relevant post-secondary qualification.
  • Evidence of skills and expertise to support pupil learning.
  • Experience of working with students of relevant age in a learning environment / school setting.
  • Experience of delivering programs of learning for individuals, groups and whole classes.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of (British) National Curriculum / statutory frameworks relating to teaching.
  • Working knowledge of relevant school policies/codes of practice/legislation.
  • Desirable to hold a valid First Aid certificate.
  • All applicants must hold a valid Residents Visa (Under spouse or Father)

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