Senco, Dubai, UAE

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HORIZON English SchoolDubai, UAE

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019 (will consider September 2019 for the right candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No


Contract type:      Full Time
Contract term:     Fixed Term – 2 years, renewable annually thereafter

The School 

Providing academic excellence for almost 30 years, Horizon has established a rich tradition as a school that cares.  At Horizon, we develop our children into kind, creative, tolerant and passionate learners, who are given the opportunity to succeed today, whilst being prepared for the complexities of tomorrow.

We have challenging and rigorous academic expectations based on the National Curriculum for England, in an inclusive environment where barriers to learning are identified, appreciated and overcome together. We aim to develop the leaders of the future, by surrounding children with opportunities to innovate, critically reflect, collaborate and take ownership of their own learning processes and outcomes.

Horizon is a modern, forward-thinking primary school which embraces new opportunities within learning and teaching. Tradition and values drive our guiding principles, but it is a willingness to innovate which ensures the school continues to thrive.

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Take a look at our Facebook account to see what a truly exceptional place it is to be

The Post 

We are seeking a well-qualified, experienced and caring SENCO to lead our exceptional and highly regarded Inclusion team at Horizon English School.   

The main purpose of the role will be:

1.  To determine the strategic development of the Inclusion policy and provision in the school.

2.  Be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Inclusion policy and co-ordination of specific provision in supporting individual Students of Determination.

3.  Raise the achievement of SEND pupils across the school.

4.  Provide professional guidance and development to colleagues; working closely with staff, parents and other agencies to best meet the needs of the children in your care.

As a leader in our international community school, you will bring experience that will add value and enrich the lives of our young learners, whilst demonstrating a growth mind-set in terms of your own development. You will have a thorough understanding and experience of curriculum development using the national curriculum for England, whilst demonstrating sound knowledge of how SEND children learn best, as well as a proven track record in raising their achievement.  The ideal candidate will also have experience of leading and developing the practice of other staff.

The successful candidate will benefit from furnished accommodation, private medical cover, flight allowances, end of service gratuity and a competitive tax-free salary. In addition, there will be a significant commitment to supporting the development and career goals of the successful candidate.

The Application Process

Please complete the TES application form and supporting statement.

Thank you for your interest in Horizon English School.  Due to the large number of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interview schedule:

Manchester - 19th, 20th and 21st January, 2019

London  - 22nd and 23rd January, 2019

UAE - week commening 27th January, 2019

Other overseas (online interview) - week commencing 27th January, 2019

Job location

More about HORIZON English School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: PO Box 6749, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 3422891
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