Learning Support Assistant - Special Educational Needs, Doha, Qatar

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Doha CollegeDoha, Qatar

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Start date: 28 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, tax free
Contract term: Permanent

Doha College is a high profile leading British international school, for children aged 3-18, with a focus on developing a growth mindset within our students and staff. We offer a well-balanced, all-embracing curriculum that follows the UK National Curriculum. 

We are now looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant in secondary school, for a child with special educational needs: cerebral palsy with speech, language and communication needs, to start at the end of August 2018. The post holder will be responsible for providing one-to-one support to the child, responding to their personal needs and ensuring that they are able to access all learning activities. The Learning Support Assistant will be required to establish a constructive relationship with the child where they are encouraged to interact with others and engage in classroom activities and set challenging and demanding expectations that promote self-esteem and independence.

The ideal candidate would have some experience working with children with cerebral palsy and speech, language and communication needs and have an understanding of how to provide support to achieve the very best outcomes, some experience of working in an educational setting and above all, a supportive and sensitive approach to children with specific needs.

This is a non-sponsored position and only candidates with family sponsorship currently residing in Qatar will be considered.  This is a fixed-term position for one year in the first instance and is funded through an external source. The post holder will be employed to provide support to a specific child and will only remain in the College’s employment while the funding is provided and while the child remains a pupil at the College. 

This position will be based at our Al Waab Campus. 

Doha College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Application closing date is: 15 August 2018

We reserve the right to close a position we have received sufficient applications to form a short-list. Early application is therefore encouraged.

To apply please to go: www.dohacollege.com/recruitment

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More about Doha College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: AL Waab Secondary & 6th Form Campus, PO Box 7506, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4407 6777
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When you choose to work at Doha College, you choose a long established school with a unique heritage in Qatar.  We pioneer High Performance Learning in the Middle East, and our students all develop what we call a growth mind-set that will equip ...