Language Support Assistant

Language Support Assistant

Dulwich College (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
0-2 years
24000 - 30000 SGD

Job Description

Job Highlights

  • Join a successful and growing international school
  • Be part of a caring and dynamic team
  • Gain classroom experience in an Early Years setting

Job Description

Our College is recruiting Language Support Assistants to provide dedicated literacy, phonics, and language development support to children in Reception (age 4-5 years), both individually and in small groups, while also supporting the overall learning of children in the classroom.

Candidates must have:

  • Experience of working with children or young people, or a demonstrable interest in doing so
  • A strong interest in children's literacy and language development
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal, and the ability to support the language development of children
  • A passion for literacy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting children's learning in a stimulating learning environment
  • Awareness of the importance of using a variety of assessments and observation to assess children's learning.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Supporting the class teacher in the learning of each child
  • Working alongside the class teacher to create an environment in which the children's learning flourishes
  • Being responsible, with the class teacher, for the pastoral care of the children in their class and to be involved in the pastoral care of all children in DUCKS
  • Taking part in the planning and preparation for learning with regard to literacy both inside and outside the classroom as led by the class teacher
  • Taking responsibility for the management of classroom resources, the replenishment of materials, setting up of the classroom and ensuring the safety of the teaching environment
  • Being aware of, and taking part in, the schools performance management framework and participate in training and development activities as required
  • Managing behaviour positively, as agreed and set out in the school policy
  • Attending staff meetings and professional development activities as required
  • Participating in the extra-curricular life of the children by leading, organising, or being involved in extra-curricular activities within the school day in DUCKS
  • Undertaking supervisory duties in the dining hall and playground as directed by the Head of DUCKS
  • Acting as a role model, showing awareness of individual needs and responding to them
  • Complying with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, welfare, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting any concerns to the appropriate person.

Dulwich College (Singapore) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

CPE Registration Number: 201027137D. Period of Registration: 09 January 2020 to 08 January 2024

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