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Learning Support Assistant (primary)

Job title: Learning Support Assistant (primary)

Company: Nord Anglia Education

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Job Title Support Supporter


Learning Support Assistant (LSA) for Primary about Nord Anglia Education Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organization, with 73 schools in dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Our schools together feed more than 67,000 students from kindergarten to the end of high school. Our educational philosophy is based on the four pillars of creativity, well-being, excellent academic outcomes and global commitment. It is provided through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalized, 21st century learning experience for all students. Every parent wants the best for their child, so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality transformation teaching 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 memorable experiences through global and regional opportunities, while ensuring engaging learning environments ensure that all our students enjoy coming to school. Nord Anglia International School Dubai NAS Dubai is a purposeful flagship school that generously has an enrollment of 2000. Our curriculum is based on the legacy of the English national curriculum adapted to the local environment before GCSE and after the IB Diploma program. Our GCSE pass rate is a 100% overall pass with 70% A * and A 9-7 points and a 39 point IB average score with 40% scoring more than 40 points and one with a perfect 45! The culture of the school is important and caring, where learning is adapted to meet individual needs. The annual inspector judgments are consistently very good and excellent. Each Nord Anglia Education school has a unique character and is 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 it is part of our family of 73 schools that offers them a special advantage. By working together, we can achieve more than we can do 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 collaboration with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and Kings College London. We are currently looking for a full-time and experienced learning support assistant to support primary students in the subjects English, Mathematics and Science. The role You provide personal and specialist support on a 1: 1 basis and in a small group with primary students between 5 and 11. The ideal candidate To be eligible for this position, you must:

  • experience of providing core subject support to primary school pupils (Y1 Y6)
  • experience in supporting students with special educational needs or learning difficulties through the planning and delivery of small groups and 1: 1 intervention sessions
  • experience supporting students with specific learning disabilities, 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 providing a variety of specialist SEND interventions, e.g. SNIP and Nessy
  • previous experience of working within the UK curriculum at primary level
  • relevant qualifications, including specialist SEND qualifications and training
  • a secure knowledge of online teaching platforms, including MS Teams, Zoom and Seesaw
  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability to manage time effectively to ensure that all administrative tasks are completed
  • striving for continuous professional development and further training
  • good relationship with young people
  • a true passion for education
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • friendly, honest and professional
  • strong English skills spoken and written

The school has high standards for its students and is looking for someone who thrives to maintain high academic achievement. The ideal candidate will be confident and successful in teaching students with learning difficulties and who have followed the UK national curriculum. The candidate experience should include working with primary elderly students across the core areas. The candidate is expected to prepare and write one-on-one tutorials and small group teaching sessions for primary school learners. The ability to work with other stakeholders to improve student participation is extremely important for this role. The candidate will support students, teachers and parents to develop personal educational plans (PEPs) and develop the provision according to the specific needs of the students. The candidate works with the head of inclusion, the primary inclusion team and primary school teachers / specialist teachers to personalize the support of individual students. Only candidates with the relevant experience and specialist qualifications will be shortlisted for an interview. The role is for August 2021. Remuneration will be competitive. Selection process The closing date for application is 5 August 2021. Candidates on the shortlist will be contacted for interviews that will take place week starting with 15 August 2021. This is a full-time vacancy, from 29 August 2021. At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to this to provide a safe, happy, world-class environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to protecting and promoting the well-being of all our students, regardless of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. All post holders are subject to appropriate national and international selection procedures, including satisfactory criminal records of both the country of birth / birth and of any country of residence within the past 10 years.

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 07:38:32 GMT

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