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Teaching and Learning Assistant

King's School The Crown
Cairo, Egypt

Teaching and Learning Assistant

Cairo, EgyptPosted 17 days ago
85Applicants for1 open position
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Position:                                                                 Teaching and Learning Assistant

Line Manager/Reporting into:                         Head of School

Full Time/Part Time:                                            Full Time   

Contract Type:                                                       Fixed Term


Reporting to the Head of Primary School, we are seeking an outstanding, committed and energetic Teaching and Learning Assistant to join King’s School The Crown to start in August 2023. The candidate must be a team player and must have a passion to achieve the highest levels of learning and a culture of excellence for themselves and their students.



King’s School The Crown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the pupil. Applicants will undergo rigorous child protection screening including checks with past employers and an enhanced safeguarding check as well as completing any relevant safeguarding assessments. 

If successful, you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff members. All staff is expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the ethos, principles and values of our School.



We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace in accordance with national laws. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, gender, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by law.


Job Requirements


Although this list is not exhaustive, the position holder will be responsible for the following:

  • To assist pupils to become better learners.
  • To support pupils to overcome barriers to learning so they are able to work independently and in the company of other pupils.
  • To develop a mutually supportive relationship with the teaching staff to help pupils gain access to the curriculum by differentiating instructions and resources.
  • To support the delivery of the enhanced curriculum offered by the school.
  • To work as part of a flexible and supportive team to further the ethos of the school.
  • To undertake the relevant training to enhance personal development and use the knowledge to benefit the school and its pupils.
  • To attend Staff, Key Stage and TLA meetings to develop and disseminate good practice.
  • Be aware of the teacher’s weekly planning and be ready to assist with lesson preparation by preparing resources.
  • Display pupils’ work as requested and remove when necessary.
  • Assist with the supervision of snack and lunch times.
  • Supervise pupils in the communal areas to ensure a high standard of behaviour is maintained.
  • Carry out allocated playground, lunchtime and after-school duties as agreed.
  • Escort children to and from the school buses at the start and end of day except where other duties, as agreed by the Head of Primary, prevent this. 
  • Provide duty-cover for absent colleagues when requested to do so by a line manager.
  • Reward and sanction children in accordance with the school’s ‘Positive Behaviour’ policy to ensure the school’s high standards of behaviour and discipline are maintained.
  • Act as a role model for pupils.
  • To promote the school positively at all times.
  • To work with fellow colleagues in a spirit of mutual cooperation to maintain and enhance a pleasant professional working environment.
  • Refer comments, questions and complaints from parents directly to the class teacher.
  • Support pupils during lessons as directed by the class teacher.


 Desired qualities

Inspired Required Teaching Standards 


A full outline of Teaching standards is available on request 

  • Knowledge
  • Teaching for Learning
  • Assessment for Learning and Teaching
  • Classroom Atmosphere and Management
  • Pastoral Care and Social Awareness
  • Extra-Curricular Activities Involvement
  • Professionalism
Skills and previous experience
  • Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and also independently.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and supportively with colleagues within school and parents.
  • Ability to manage commitments and deadlines.
  • Commitment to continuing personal and professional development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of accuracy, attention to detail, and handling of confidential information.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the use of ICT in teaching and learning support.
  • Ability to contribute to the School’s clubs or Sports programme.
Qualifications and Accreditations
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant higher-level qualification or vocational training which can be practically applied to supporting pupil development.
  • Minimum 3 years teaching and learning support experience in Education sector.
Personal Competencies and Attributes
  • Clear and effective communications skills, both verbal and written, with a confident and positive manner.
  • A demonstrable passion for the profession.
  • Confident, presentable, articulate and dynamic personality.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • A positive attitude to change
  • A continuous improvement mindset.

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