General Substitute (Teacher, IA & Clerical)



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Job Description

The American School of Dubai (ASD) seeks to hire exceptional professionals who are deeply committed to preparing students to be lifelong learners in a dynamic teaching environment. ASD has a need for teacher, instructional assistants substitutes in all divisions, including teaching positions and clerical.

Primary Responsibilities:

?     Plan and prepare for effective instruction within the classroom

?     Provide a classroom environment that is conducive to learning

?     Effective curriculum delivery

?     Effective management of student groups, while providing for a variety of learning styles, ability levels, and educational backgrounds

?     Maintain rigorous and appropriate learning expectations of all students at all times

?     Monitor student learning and make appropriate modifications of goals and strategies to meet students’ needs

?     Maintain accurate up-to-date records of student progress and attendance

?     Engage parents and students in the learning process through frequent and meaningful communications about student progress

?     Be available to parents and students outside of school hours

?     Engage in department/team planning, curriculum review, budgeting and other activities

?     Interact cooperatively with colleagues in the development of cohesive curriculum materials and the establishment of instructional goals

?     Cooperate with and participate in the planning and evaluation of the school program

Schoolwide Responsibilities:

?      Openly support and abide by all school policies and procedures

?      Model the ‘Core Values’ in interactions with the school community

?      Eager and willing to work in a collaborative team environment

?      Exhibit a professional attitude at all times

?      Demonstrate commitment to personal continuous professional growth and development

?      Represent ASD with students, parents, colleagues, and broader school community in a professional manner

Required Qualifications:

?      Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent

?      Exceptional English speaking skills

?      Prior related experience, preferably in a school setting

?      Broad knowledge of a variety of subject(s)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

?      Ability to establish priorities, take initiative and maintain a flexible schedule

?      Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to multitask and function in a highly dynamic, service-oriented working environment

?      Ability to problem solve

?      Demonstrate a commitment to personal continuous professional growth and development

?      Develop and maintain effective working relationships

ASD employees are responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. All employees agree to abide by all child protection policies and procedures and agree to participate in all child protection training as mandated by the School as a condition of employment. Criminal background checks will be conducted on all candidates prior to confirmation of employment.