Teacher Assistant/ Learning Support Assistant

02 Okt 2023

At Australian Independent School (AIS Jakarta), we employ Teaching & Learning Assistants who take on mainly Classroom responsibilities or who are assigned to provide Student Support for an individual child.

Job title/Position: Teaching Assistant & Learning Assistant (TA & LSA)

Direct Supervisor: Head of Primary or Head of Secondary Australian Independent School Jakarta

Commence Date: asap

Scope of work:

  • Demonstrate high level expertise in the designated subject area;
  • Use appropriate and effective communication skills and professional behaviour when interacting with parents or guardians, students and colleagues;
  • Be aware of and support the care, safety and well-being of students;
  • Be able to produce and maintain appropriate practical classroom resources;
  • Support aspects of the wider school program;
  • Critically evaluate workplace practices to enhance professional growth;
  • Provide practical support to other Teaching Assistants.

Classroom Role:

  • Manage a small learning group as directed by the class teacher.
  • Engage students in activities through talk and encouragement.
  • Communicate any observations or concerns you have about any student’s learning or behaviour with the class teacher and / or case manager.
  • Assist the class teacher in making or preparing resources for the classroom.
  • Assist the teacher with setting up activities and preparing work for the next day.
  • Assist the teacher with organizing and setting up activities throughout the day.
  • Assist students in developing independence with cleaning up and taking care of their own belongings. Prompt them to do things for themselves i.e. packing their bag, sharpening their pencils.
  • For Teaching Assistants assigned to a particular child with special needs, the following Support Service responsibilities take precedence over the Classroom responsibilities but do not replace them.

Student Support Role:

  • Participate in the development of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for your assigned student and attend meetings with parents as arranged by the case manager.
  • Collaborate with the class teacher, specialists, Head of School in the creation and implementation of Action Plans and/or Behavioural Management Programs for your assigned student. 
  • Work with the student during learning activities and incorporate individual learning goals where possible.
  • Escort the student to and from sessions scheduled with support staff and specialists.
  • Help create materials and resources for your student.


  • Indonesian national;
  • Minimum of bachelor degree in related field from reputable university;
  • Prior experience working in a related field or in an International School would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of cross platforms Windows-based operating systems, Mac and Android;
  • Familiarity with Office Software;
  • Ability to capture and images editing; 
  • Sound work ethics;
  • Adaptability;
  • Communicative and proactive;
  • Capable of working well under pressure;
    • Excellent English communications skills (written & verbal);
    • Resourceful, creative and self-motivated with an ability to work independently;
    • High-level interpersonal skills and a positive attitude to working in a team;
    • A sensitivity and empathy towards the expectations and understandings of people from diverse cultural, religious and language backgrounds;
    • An ability to thrive within another culture;
    • An ability to effectively work with people from non-English-speaking backgrounds;
  • A warm and friendly personality and inclusive sense of humor;

If you would like to register your interest and be contacted please email a covering letter and a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae to employment@ais-indonesia.com (Attn: Ms Rina)