Learning Support Assistant at Rhodes Park Schools

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Rhodes Park Schools

Rhodes Park School is a leading private educational institution in Zambia and has been serving Lusaka Parents since the 1960s. We offer kindergarten to high school (K-12) classes that follow local and international syllabi.

As an equal opportunity employer, Rhodes Park School requires the services of a suitably qualified, well-motivated and result-driven candidate to be appointed in the position of Learning Support Assistant.

PLACE:
Rhodes Park School – Academic Department

POSITION:
Learning Support Assistant

JOB PURPOSE:
The main function is to provide individualized and small group instruction to learners with learning difficulties and work closely with the class and subject teachers in designing effective learning experiences for such students.

The prospective candidate will be expected to enhance the school’s capacity to offer quality instruction to an increasingly diverse range of students by leading, managing and developing the school’s learning support system to ensure it helps all students thrive in their academic, social and emotional development.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach and support pupils using 21st century methodology.
  • Advise and contribute to development of policies and procedures for the school’s Learning Support system.
  • Lead the design, implementation and monitoring of IEPs for selected students.
  • Support the class teacher(s) through sharing expertise and assisting with systematic instruction; particularly with accommodating diversity and multi-level learning
  • Use a variety of assessment procedures to gather additional information necessary to determine appropriate interventions and programming. This may include observations, analysis of work samples, interviews, meeting with parents/guardians and formal assessments as necessary.
  • Provide written reports and/or interviews for parents at each reporting period. Participate in interviews with class teachers, parents/guardians as needed.
  • Communicate regularly with the school administration regarding students who are part of the school learning support caseload.
  • Increase awareness and understanding of children with Specific Learning Difficulties.
  • Keep up to date with own current practice and development in the subject area, attending relevant courses and training.
  • Provide counseling to students having social and emotional challenges.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & PERSONAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Positive Mindset
  • At least 1 years’ teaching experience
  • Prior experience working with students with SEN is desired
  • Full commitment to undergoing an intensive professional development programme to enhance professional practice
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) and presentation skills
  • Good social and interpersonal skills
  • Must hold high levels of integrity, professionalism, and compassion
  • Flexible to changing work needs
  • Ability to confidently engage with parents and other relevant stakeholders
  • A great sense of humour.
  • Full Grade 12 Certificate with a minimum of FIVE credits.
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from a recognized University.
  • Qualified Teacher registered with The Teaching Council of Zambia (TCZ).

Method of Application

If you are interested in filling the above vacancy and believe you meet the specified terms, forward your Cover Letter, CV, NRC, and certified copies of professional qualifications to vacancies@rhodersparkschool.net.

CLOSING DATE:
Tuesday, 14th May, 2024

To apply for this job email your details to vacancies@rhodesparkschool.net