|Location||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Date Posted||July 24, 2021|
Teaching / Education
Educational Assistant - High School Design Technology - August 2021
Business Unit: GEMS Dubai American Academy
Location: UAE – Dubai
Closing Date 28-Jul-2021
About the Role
You will assist the Design Technology Teacher with a wide range of tasks on a regular basis. You will supervise small groups of children or whole classes in emergency situations or when instructed.
Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting with the preparation of curriculum documents, running small group activities inside or outside and preparing the classroom activities and supporting documents, assisting with the ordering and distribution of resources. You will cover a class for short periods of time and develop familiarity with relevant aspects of the curriculum e.g. IB Design Technology and equipment used in the Design Technology classroom.
You have a good level of general education, basic knowledge of IT and/or CAD (computer-aided design). You have previous experience in some form of practical subject/profession and as a teaching assistant or working with children.
You have strong communication skills with an excellent standard of written and spoken English. You are computer-literate and can multitask.
About Your Benefits
A very attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including tax-free salary, medical cover, tuition fee concessions and end of service benefits.
Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.
About the School
Dubai American Academy (DAA) opened in 1998 is GEMS Education's flagship American school with over 2700 students in grades KG1-12. DAA is a vibrant international community, deeply rooted in a culture of kindness, that creates and empowers leaders and independent thinkers with integrity, character, and drive. The school offers an enriched American curriculum to students of all nationalities culminating in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and/or an American high school diploma. Beyond its rigorous academic program, DAA prepares students to lead successful lives through the exceptional diversity of its community and the extra-curricular and athletic experiences that contribute to the development of the whole person. DAA is the only American school in Dubai that has received an outstanding rating from the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB), a distinction the school has since 2011.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
- Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.