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Dubai English Speaking School (DESS), the ‘home of irresistible learning’ is a thriving, not-for-profit provider of education. We are proud of our inclusive nature and believe that our students get the very best experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom. Our staff are well looked after and continuously strive to improve what is recognised already as an outstanding practice. DESS is one of the leading Schools in the region and has a reputable track record of success in academic achievement, sport, performing arts and enterprise. With over fifty nationalities represented, we are very much an international school that embraces the opportunities to facilitate our children in making an impact as global citizens.

DESS is the oldest British Curriculum School in Dubai but is always at the cutting edge of new developments in Education.  As a primary school, we educate children from 3 years through to 11 years old when they transition to our secondary school, Dubai English Speaking College (DESC). DESS is aligned to the National Curriculum of England and has been a provider of outstanding education since 1963. 

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)/Teacher Assistant (TA)

The successful applicant will:

  • Ideally candidates should be UK educated, have a CACHE Level 2, previous experience working as a Learning Support Assistant or Teaching Assistant

Please see the below job description for further details. 

This position offers a local contract only, so applicants must have their own visa arrangements. In return we offer a competitive salary.

To apply: Please send your CV along with a covering letter and return it with the title of the role in the subject field to dess_jobs@dessc.sch.ae

Please Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Safer Recruitment Statement

DESS is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers who work with the school to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo a rigorous screening process that includes: verification of qualifications, birth certificate and passport; obtaining three satisfactory references (including current / most recent employer and two previous employers); providing a Police Certificate(s) for the last five years from all countries that the applicant has resided in; Prohibition Checks (for applicants with a UK background).  Any employment gaps on the application form will be addressed during interview and may be explored further.

DESS welcomes applications from UAE Nationals who have the relevant experience.