Individual Needs Support Assistant (INSA’s), Dubai

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Regent International School (RIS)Dubai

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

 Job Purpose: The role involves small group and 1:1 learning support for literacy, mathematics, motor skills, and/or language, from EYFS to Year 6. The Individual Needs Support Assistant will support the teachers in enhancing the effective involvement of pupils with SEND and/or learning barriers in their academic and social development.

Reporting to: Inclusion Leader / Achievement Centre Manager


· Plan and implement activities to support the IAP targets, follow structured literacy intervention programmes, and report professionally on the student's progress and outcomes when communicating with parents and teachers.

· Provide some in-class support in lessons, to facilitate successful access to differentiated learning,

· Work alongside teachers and other staff to support pupils’ learning, especially those with SEND or a learning barrier.

· Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.

· Provide feedback to pupils in relation to their progress and achievement, under the guidance of teachers.

· Monitor, maintain & review records of pupil progress over time and support teachers to plan subsequent learning based on their needs.

· Maintaining the Achievement Centre learning environments, and developing appropriate resources for students.

· Apply strategies to promote pupils’ self-esteem, self-confidence and independence

· Work as part of an Inclusion Team, accessing relevant training and attending parent review meetings where necessary

Job Specification:

· Candidate should have a GCSE in English, or equivalent, and be a proficient communicator in spoken and written English.

· Should have a relevant qualification and/or proof of completed trainings in education, special educational needs, and/or teaching English as a foreign language.

· Prior experience in working in a support role in a school setting.

· Available to work from 7 am - 4 pm.

· Strong work ethic along with a commitment to staff and student privacy.

· Good organisational and interpersonal skills.

· Knowledge of inclusive pedagogies is an advantage

· Knowledge of SEND is an advantage

· Candidates applying for this position MUST be sponsored by their spouse/father as this is a local contract therefore there are no additional benefits other than all school holidays as per academic year.


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More about Regent International School (RIS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: The Greens, Emirates Living Community, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 360 8830
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