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JAS is a great place to work; we have one of the highest staff retention rates in the UAE so we know we are doing something right. You will be busy and you will work hard but our unique Not-for-Profit community ethos makes JAS a very special place. We look forward to receiving your application. Should you have any questions or queries please direct them to

JAS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, we follow best practice Safeguarding procedures from recruitment through to day to day life at the school. Successful applicants will be subject to relevant national police checks, please read our safeguarding information​.

Closing Date: 24 January 2022

Start Date: August 2022

Reference Number: SECINCTCH

Contract:  Part Time



About JAS



This Job Description may be adjusted by the Headteacher according to the changing needs of the school. This post is subject to the conditions of employment contained in the Jebel Ali School contract and to work in line with new COVID guidelines in supporting students and staff.

Role Summary:

To work with the Director of Inclusion and senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for students.


Role Responsibilities:

  • To offer high quality and appropriate teaching support to all children receiving Learning Support (LS).

  • To effectively manage Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for all children receiving additional support for their learning and Individual Behaviour Plans (IBPs) where necessary.

  • To ensure IEPs and IBPs are reviewed termly and realistic but challenging targets are set on order to enable further progress to be made.

  • To work closely with class teachers.

  • To work closely with parents for the benefit of their children, arranging regular meetings and case conferences as required.

  • To assist parents with school transfer if necessary by offering help, support and advice.

  • To work in partnership with the Heads of department and Heads of Year to ensure children meeting the criteria for various levels of support are assessed promptly and action taken as necessary.

  • To liaise on a regular basis with other Learning Support staff to ensure the smooth running of the department.

  • To follow the guidelines as set out in the LS procedures for the school.

  • To assist the Senior Leadership Team in ensuring all children can fully access the curriculum.

  • To ensure school policies are adhered to and that planning is in line with NC and National Strategies.

  • To assist the Head of Secondary in managing the admission of pupils to the school (including assessment of children who may need additional support.

  • To assist with Assessment and Reporting across the secondary school and to liaise with the Heads of Year as necessary in order to improve tracking and target setting.

  • Together with the WS SENCO, provide an accurate Learning Support register for the secondary school.

  • To ensure that there is a smooth transition between the key stages by regular communication regarding Year 6 children moving to Year 7.

  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses.

  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.

  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.

  • Manage the annual order for the Secondary Learning Support Department within timescales set out by the Senior Leadership Team.

  • To establish good relationships with pupils, staff, parents and Governors.

  • To keep up to date with Educational issues.

To whom responsible: Director of Whole school Inclusion, Subject Teachers and Headteacher


Other duties and responsibilities:

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. The post holder is expected to comply with any reasonable request from the Leadership Team to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description. This job description may be amended at any time following discussion between the HT/Line Manager and will be reviewed regularly.


Jebel Ali School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. The successful candidate will be subject to relevant national police checks.

Please send your application form and accompanying documents