Congratulations! Following our recent BSO inspection in March 2022 JPGS is delighted to announce that our school has fully met all standards and has now become an accredited British School Overseas (BSO).

Teacher Assistant

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School requires a full-time Teacher Assistant to provide professional support to all teachers. The position represents an outstanding opportunity for a suitably dynamic, experienced and well-qualified professional, who has excellent administrative skills and is fully committed to the Jeddah Prep and Grammar School ethos.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience in a similar role and will possess excellent written and verbal communication, organisational and IT skills. Previous experience of working in a school. Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is a community school, founded in 1967 and licenced by the Ministry of Education. We are an accredited member of COBIS, BSME and SAIKAC. The school provides a British education in the heart of Jeddah and caters for girls and boys aged 3–18. A suitably attractive salary and benefits package will be offered commensurate with the appointed candidate’s skills and experience.

An application form can be obtained from the Jeddah Prep and Grammar School website: www.jpgs.org Completed application forms along with a short cover letter is to be provided by the applicant reflecting his/ or her interest in working with children.

Documents should be emailed FAO, Mr Khalil Ahmed, Interim Headmaster, to: hr@jpgs.org

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and a police check. Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer.

Teacher Assistant Job Description

Full Time

Sunday to Thursday 7.30am to 3.30pm

Job Title: Teacher Assistant

We are looking for candidates who are extremely well-organised and able to cope effectively with a number of tasks at the same time in a very busy environment. The role requires someone who is an excellent communicator with a warm and open manner, who is able to represent the School effectively both internally and externally to a wide range of people.

Role Summary

  • Getting the classroom ready for lessons.
  • Listening to children read, reading to them or telling them stories.
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks.
  • Helping teachers to plan learning activities and complete records.
  • Supporting teachers in managing class behaviour.
  • Supervising group activities.
  • Looking after children who are upset or have had accidents.
  • Clearing away materials and equipment after lessons.
  • Helping with outings and sports events.
  • Taking part in training.
  • Carrying out administrative tasks.
  • To support pupils with particular individual needs, work one-to-one, particular specialisms, including literacy, numeracy, special educational needs (SEN), music and creative arts.

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