BSHS_Temp Learning Support Assistant

ESC (Secondary Campus), TPE

Overview

The British Secondary and High School Section (BSHS) of Taipei European School is looking to appoint a motivated and student-centred Learning Support Assistant.

The role is a temporary full-time position and will involve working with secondary school (middle and high school) students on either a 1:1, small group and/or whole class basis and working alongside the Special Needs teachers to support teaching and learning. The contract can be renewed if student support is required for the rest of the academic year.

Application Procedures and Timeline

If you are excited by this opportunity, please complete our application form online and where you will also be asked to upload your CV and a cover letter in which you share your experience and enthusiasm for the role.

Your application should consist of:

1) A completed application form and supporting statement.

2) A cover letter (addressed to Mr Stewart Redden) and CV.

3) The names and contact details of three referees (one of whom must be the Head of your current school) who can be contacted if you are shortlisted.

As an employer committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, it is necessary that when completing your application form there are no gaps shown in your career history. Any breaks of service must be accounted for.

Preferably, your application should be submitted on the online recruitment page.

If this is not possible, please send your application by email to nikita.tsai@tes.tp.edu.tw

Application deadline: 4.00 p.m. on Monday, 13 May 2024. We encourage interested teachers to apply for the position as early as possible. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by our HR department. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we may not always be able to acknowledge unsuccessful applications.

Safer Recruitment

Taipei European School is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Aligned With 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. Any job offer is subject to the receipt of two supervisory references (including current employer) and current and previous Police Checks.

Responsibilities

This role is a temporary full-time position and will involve working with secondary and high school students on either a 1:1, small group and/or whole class basis.

Qualifications

TES recruits well-qualified, experienced career professionals.

The candidates need to have:

  • Fluent in English.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from a recognized University or relevant field, or a qualification/certification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a school or similar setting.

Relevant Experience

  • Experience of working in a mainstream international school with a Western pedagogical background would be a significant advantage.
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and willingness to take additional certifications. Familiarity with multicultural settings is a plus.