Position Summary :
Under the direction of the assigned homeroom teacher, the Learning Assistant will work either independently with students or within small groups to support the learning of the students in the classroom.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Organize materials to be used during the instructional day.
Help prepare and deliver materials for duplication.
Help move children to and from specialists’ classrooms, lunch and recess
Actively supervise children during morning recess, in the cafeteria, noontime recess, and any other time as requested by the Principals.
Assist with the development of learning displays.
Assist the teachers in the preparation of documents such as classroom newsletters and student send home folders.
Escort students to their respective buses and gates at the end of the day.
Provide assistance to all classrooms at your grade level and other grade levels as needed.
Assist grade / division level teachers to set up equipment.
Provide individual and small group lessons under the supervision of the classroom teachers and specialist teachers.
Attend weekly meetings with teachers to prepare for learning objectives and discuss student needs as necessary.
Attend regular professional learning opportunities to enhance his / her own learning.
Communicate regularly with the Homeroom Teacher with regards to student needs, preparation for lesson, teaching strategies to be used with students.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills :
Ability to work with children in professional, positive and effective ways.
Competency as a team member of the staff.
Work independently; follow oral and written instructions; and interact with staff in a helpful, courteous and friendly manner, demonstrating sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
Work well under pressure and possess the ability to multitask, organize, take initiative and provide quality on-time delivery.
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team with all levels of staff and management.
Ability to adapt to change in a fast-paced environment.
Apply appropriate behavior management techniques to promote positive classroom / hallway environment.
High school diploma and / or the equivalent and (2) years relevant experience
Computer Literate for both Mac and PC
Proficient in the English Language (reading / writing / speaking)
Ability to work as a team player
Demonstrated excellent level organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and safeguard confidential information
Experience in a similar International and / or Regional environment is an advantage
Required Documents :
Valid Work Permit
Police clearance from Country of Origin
Authenticated Education Diploma
Sign the Child Protection and Professional Conduct Hiring Checklist
Desirable skills :
Prior working experience in an education environment
Read, write and speak Arabic
Working Conditions & Physical Demands :
Work typically takes place in a normal office environment requiring :
Operating a PC and other office equipment
Travel between office locations may be required