Teaching Assistant - Languages Department

Teacher wanted by GEMS Education First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
0 years (beginners, too)
BA in any subject
You will assist the Director of GWA Language Institute with a wide range of tasks. Facilitate and coordinate all administrative functions to ensure the smooth running of the Division.

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Work as employee

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Language school

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Act as an ambassador to the school and perform in an efficient, professional, and confidential manner all job duties. Take initiative to improve systems and processes to aid in efficiency and effectiveness.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to providing administrative support to entire department, preparing the classroom activities and the supporting documents, communicating with teachers and parents. You will also be responsible to manage the cupboards stock and take children to toilets when required. You will supervise small groups of children or whole classes in emergency situations or when instructed.

Office hours are 7.45am - 4:00pm Sunday-Thursday.

About the School
GEMS World Academy-Dubai (GWA) is a private, co-educational IB World school for PreK to Grade 12 students. Established in 2008 as a member of GEMS Education, the school is authorized to deliver the PYP, MYP, DP and CP programmes and is also accredited by the Council of International Schools and is being accredited by NEASC. The total student enrolment is 1600 students with faculty strength of 170 teachers, 82 teaching assistants and 40 administration and support staff.

The internationally recognized gold standard of pre-university education is the DNA of GWA.
GWA has the continuum of all four IB programmes. IB is considered the best performing curriculum as per PISA & TIMSS benchmarking. The IB Learner profile prepares students for a more effective transition into world-class universities.
Strong IB World averages (and continually improving) providing access to the world’s best universities.
A school that is recognized by KHDA (Very Good) as an environment where innovation and improvement are fostered.
With over 92 nationalities and part of the global World Academy network with Schools in Chicago, Switzerland, and Singapore, GEMS World Academy – Dubai is geared towards developing global citizens.
Our students have the opportunity to move from the macro environment of space to the microscopic environment of cells and atoms in our Digital Planetarium and the ability to create audio and video content in the purpose-built recording studios and green-screen room.
With over 150 After School Activities, over 45 Week Without Walls options around the world, sports opportunities for all, student leadership, individualised learning (RTI) GWA provides a truly holistic education.
A strong 10 year legacy of a warm caring community.

GEMS World Academy - E44 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    0 years (beginners, too)

    (Previous experience in a similar position working in a school environment would be an advantage.)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

  4. This role will involve an extended amount of administrative work and you will need an excellent written/spoken English language skills.
  5. Demonstrate competence in computer technical skills using Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, iSAMS and other related programs/software for educational and business office use.
  6. Effective interpersonal skills to aid in daily contact with a diverse multicultural population.
  7. You should be able to maintain confidentiality and exemplify personal and professional integrity.
  8. Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
  9. You must have a good level of education.

What we offer

  1. Salary will be determined by the GEMS approved Salary Schedule, adhering to a contractual agreement regarding number of work days required.
  2. We will provide visa, medical and life insurance and end of service benefits in accordance with the UAE Labour Law.
  3. You will be entitled to 60 days annual leave per year.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job location

GEMS Education

About the employer

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.

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