A Teaching Assistant should be capable of fostering and supporting the participation of students in the social and academic processes of the school, enabling students to become more independent learners and help in improving the standards of achievement for all students. He/She should be an outstanding Member of Staff, motivator, learner and communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, and should be capable of preparing students for international programmes in a stimulating, challenging and well-organised learning environment. He/She should be able to provide professional expertise, high quality teaching and learning, make effective use of resources and ensure improved standards of learning and achievement for all students.
- Support students’ learning activities, attend to additional learning needs, and help in their development.
- Help with the care and support of students.
- Contribute to the health and well-being of students.
- Establish and maintain relationships with individual students and groups.
- Be an effective model for student behavior.
- Assist students in carrying out units of inquiry and programs set by teaching staff.
- Support students’ in their individual learning and development, for example, in their acquisition of cognitive and learning skills.
- Help students to develop their literacy and numeracy skills, and thus to improve their attainment across the curriculum
- Support for the Member of Staff
- Help with classroom resources and records.
- Contribute to the management of students’ behavior, both in the classroom and on the playground, as required.
- Support the school curriculum, especially literacy and numeracy activities.
- Provide support for learning activities.
- Assist in the maintenance of a safe environment for students and staff.
- Assist in the presentation of display materials.
- Support teaching staff or senior colleagues with routine administration.
- Contribute to the planning and evaluation of learning activities.
- Assist in the recording of student’s progress.
- Supervise students during break times.
- Supervise students at the end of the school day.
- Support for the school
- Support effective working relationship with colleagues and parents.
- Contribute to the maintenance of students’ safety & security.
- Review and develop their own professional practice.
- Recognize the need for confidentiality.
- Assist the teaching staff in the smooth transition between educational phases.
- Assist in the preparation of reports on students’ performance, and contribute to the maintenance of students’ records.
- Communicate effectively with parents and other parties, as required.
Qualifications and experience. The school prefers people with:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Experience of/or recent training in the IB Primary Years Programme
- Experience in working with children
- Ability to communicate in English.
BenefitsUnder Husband Sponsorship (benefits from the spouse)