Aldar Education are seeking an Inclusion Assistant for Al Mushrif KG Charter School for the academic year 2022/2023.The school provides high quality education and follows the American Common Core Curriculum (Massachusetts).The successful candidate will be able to deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. Also, possess energy and enthusiasm to deliver lessons that engage, enthuse and motivate our learners.The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.ResponsibilitiesTo deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.Provide support for individual pupils, within a group context or individually, both inside and outside of the classroom to enable them to fully participate in a range of activities during the school day.
Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety.
Assist in the implementation of individual education programmes for individual pupils, link to the student’s IEP goals and contribute to the monitoring of their progress and attainment.
Support the individual pupil/s in relation to their additional support needs e.g., academic, physical, emotional, and behavioural difficulties and help develop their social and communication skills.
Assist home room and subject teachers with maintaining pupil records.
Prepare necessary resources to assist the identified student to access or differentiate the curriculum in order to support learning.
Promote independence, by teaching clear and meaningful strategies to the student.
Support the aims of the school, comply with the requirements of health and safety, code of conduct and other relevant legislation and school policies.
Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality, and attendance.
Attend training sessions and professionals’ meetings as required.
Work with other professionals e.g. speech therapists, occupational therapists etc, as needed.
Build a close working relationship with home room and subject teachers and communicate regularly and openly.
Understand other duties from time to time as the principal / Head of Inclusion require
Specific DutiesAdhere to guidelines of confidentiality – respecting that the Head of Inclusion, Home room and subject teachers are responsible for formal communications with parents.
Giving individual instruction as prescribed by the teacher / providing group instruction where appropriate
Demonstrating various instructional activities
Monitoring work assigned by the teacher – checking and correcting individual students work in line with school policy, while in progress.
Keeping individual pupil and peers on task
Praising and reinforcing the achievements of pupils/reporting pupil progress to the teacher
Prepare materials for the individual as needed, to scaffold their classroom learning.
Supervising individual pupil/s in the classroom, specialist lessons and other locations
Participating in development of behaviour policy / promoting pupils self-esteem and discipline misbehaviour in line with whole school policy
Attend and subsequently deliver intervention for SaLT / OT / ABA therapy to help generalise and consolidate target skills, maximising the impact of therapy.
Attend ECA/trips and visits.
Experienced IA may be asked to mentor new IA – new IA may be asked to participate mentoring.
Qualification & ExperienceMinimum Qualifications – SEN qualification – Diploma
Minimum Experience – 2 years SEN Experience
Previous experience working with students whom English is not their first language
Passion for teaching and commitment to educating the whole child
A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children
Recent and consistent involvement in extra-curricular activities
Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic background
A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life
A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check
Only candidates who meet the above criteria will be shortlisted for interview.
WHAT WE OFFERAldar Education are a family of world-class, child centred, and innovative schools based in the UAE. We educate over 25,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders. We offer an attractive remuneration package. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training.Aldar Education are keen to hear from like-minded, forward thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenge and opportunities that we have to offer.This job description is not all inclusive. Aldar Education reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also mindful of our national development strategy and encourage UAE Nationals in their application at our company.