High Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

The Aquila SchoolUnited Arab Emirates

Due to an increase in pupil numbers and an expansion of our secondary phase, we have a vacancy for a High Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join us in August 2021. 

The Aquila School opened in September 2018, initially with only primary children, eventually becoming a mixed 3-18 through school. We are an English National Curriculum school located in a residential area of Dubailand and focus on providing children with amazing learning.  

School vision:

‘A happy community school with amazing learning at its heart where pupils are empowered to make choices, engage in meaningful learning experiences and make exceptional progress.’

Children love coming to school due to our focus on amazing learning and developing a sense of community and school connectedness. Teachers enjoy working here because they are genuinely empowered to teach the children what they need to learn right now.

For all staff in school we share a responsibility to ensure that children are safe and properly supervised at all times. Our school is committed to ‘amazing learning’- providing enjoyable and meaningful learning experiences so that every pupil makes as much progress as possible. All staff are expected to adhere to The Aquila Professional Code of Conduct and commit to promoting our vision – ‘A happy community school with amazing learning at its heart where pupils are empowered to make choices, engage in meaningful learning experiences and make exceptional progress’

How to apply:

Interested applicants should ensure they meet the person specification and apply via TES, including a copy of their updated CV which includes a paragraph titled ‘Why I am the right person for this post.’ Please also include details of 3 professional references (one being your current line manager/principal) and proof of identity (passport copy) in attachments.  There is no closing date – we will appoint when we get the right person.  


The Aquila School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.

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