Learning Support Teacher- British School

Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Apply by:
30 April 2024

We are looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic Learning Support Teacher to join our British School Team from 1 September 2024. This role will be responsible for identification of, and intervention with groups of students in the Secondary School who need additional support in order that they are able to make good progress, enjoy and achieve.  The successful candidate will work within the SEND and Inclusion Team which includes Learning Support Teachers, and our School Counsellor.  The team has been developing over the past 18-months and is seeking to build in both strength and capacity as we move into 2024-2025.  

We are looking for a professional who will join our team, adding value through positive interactions,  working collaboratively with students, staff and families, and bringing a positive solutions-focussed approach, in order to facilitate excellent progress.  

You will need:

  • A recognised Teaching qualification that meets the requirements of your home-country (e.g. B.Ed, PGCE, GDE etc)
  • Minimum 3 years post-qualification teaching experience in similar role and subject area

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of Learning Support teaching in Secondary phase (Years 7-13).
  • Knowledge and experience of working with psychometric, cognitive and academic testing with Secondary students would be an advantage
  • Developing strategies to enable students to make gains in their reading and writing
  • The ability, experience and qualifications to conduct and advise on Access Arrangements for external examinations (e.g. compliance with JCQ regulations) would be an advantage
  • Experience teaching another subject is preferred
  • Experience in differentiating resources, and supporting colleagues to adapt pedagogy is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in interactions with both adults and children
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and communicate your own work
  • Ability to work effectively to a high standard, on occasion, under pressure, meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety & Safeguarding/Child Protection procedures and their application
  • Knowledge of computers and ability to use ICT tools for record-keeping and as an instructional tool

El Alsson British and American International School New Giza is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate pre-employment checks.

El Alsson British and American International Schools is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by law.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. El Alsson makes hiring decisions based solely on the skills, experiences and attributes needed to continue to deliver excellence

We would be happy to arrange an informal discussion about the position and role via telephone or virtual meet.  Please email: vacancies@alsson.com if this is something you would like to schedule.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Sunday 11 February 2024, 4.00pm (Cairo Time)

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, following receipt of applications.  Early applications are therefore advised; we reserve the right to appoint early if the right candidate is found prior to the deadline for receipt of applications.

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