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Learning Support Instructional Assistant for The American School of Doha

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Teacher Class
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Education Level Bachelor degree

Job Description

Under the daily direction of the Support Services Teachers (EAL and Learning Support), the Instructional Assistant will work either independently in homeroom classrooms or in the support services classrooms with individual or small groups of students.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and small group lessons under the supervision of the classroom teachers and support services teachers
  • Attend weekly meetings with support services teachers for instructional preparation and to discuss students’ learning needs
  • Be part of Child Study Team (with admin, guidance, CT, LS, ESL teachers) to find solutions/strategies to create successful environments for students when needed
  • Attend regular professional learning opportunities to enhance his/her own learning
  • Assist in preparing lessons and learning activities to assist students reach their learning goals
  • Communicate regularly with Learning Support, ESL, and homeroom teachers in regards to student’s needs, scheduling, and plans

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to work with children requiring additional support in professional, positive and effective ways
  • Ability to effectively communicate information verbally and in writing

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and/or the equivalent and (2) years relevant experience
  • Computer Literate for both Mac and PC
  • Proficiency in the English Language (reading/writing/speaking)
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and safeguard confidential information

Required Documents:

  • Ability to obtain a valid work permit
  • Ability to obtain a police clearance from the country of origin

Desirable skills:

  • Degree educated with prior working experience in an education environment

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

Work typically takes place in a normal office environment requiring:

  • Sitting
  • Operating a PC and other office equipment

Travel between office locations may be required

Required skills

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