Learning Support Coordinator

Full Time @ International School of London Sector: Education, Teaching & Training
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : December 2, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Scope: Whole school

Reporting to: Head of Secondary, Head of Primary & Head of School

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.

Qualifications And Experience. The School Prefers Applicants With

1.1 Degree level qualification in psychology, education, learning support, counselling or equivalent

1.2 Experience in school counselling and/or learning support

He/She Should

Knowledge and Skills.

  • 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

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