SEN Senior Teacher, Abu Dhabi

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Priory School UAEAbu Dhabi

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

SEN Senior Teacher in Abu Dhabi            

Priory Education and Children’s Services offers world-leading  education and behavioural care to young people, with offices in Abu  Dhabi and the UK. We operate 37 high quality independent schools and  colleges, focusing on making a real and lasting difference for every  young person we support.

We are offering great opportunities for senior teachers to join our  world-class team in Abu Dhabi as we open a new school for up to 260  children and young people who have mild / moderate needs on the autistic  spectrum (ASC), aged 3 to 18 years.

We have a strong track record of creating great, positive learning  environments where young people are able to attain the highest  educational, behavioural and personal outcomes, and are able to go on  and have fulfilling lives and careers.

The new school opens in January 2019 and is designed drawing on all  of our experience of creating a suitable environment which is attuned to  child-centred learning. With dedicated therapists at school, you would  have the opportunity to join a team focused on the best possible  outcomes for each and every child, and ultimately transition into  partner schools in the region.

We are looking for passionate, dedicated, and inspirational SEN  senior teachers with proven track records in achieving the very highest  standards of quality. You will be a person able to see the possibilities  of all our exceptional learners and develop a provision that enables  them to thrive. Priory has a strong track record and approach to the  continuous professional development of our teachers, and you will be  joining an enthusiastic, friendly, and well qualified team. We believe  the right candidates will find this post challenging, stimulating and  rewarding, and will also find Abu Dhabi a wonderful place to live with  an exceptional quality of life and standard of living - see

You will be provided with a generous employment package, provided  with professional development and be a key part of this exciting  project.

Benefits include:

  • very competitive tax-free salary
  • accommodation allowance
  • travel allowance
  • annual return flight
  • private healthcare
  • visa costs covered
  • end of term gratuity

Qualifications will include:

  • BA Education, or a relevant degree with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Minimum of 5 years experience teaching children with autism and other special educational needs
  • Post graduate qualification in autism or related areas would be desirable.

The school will work closely with parents, schools in the region and  other stakeholders to creating positive learning environments,  underpinned by our belief and commitment to inclusion and integration  into local schools and communities.

This is a truly a unique opportunity to be part of a fantastic and  enthusiastic founding team working in an exciting country, to provide  best practice and lasting change for children on the autistic spectrum.

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To apply please select the apply button below, this will take you through a short application form where you can attach your CV.

We will be shortlisting and interviewing in the coming weeks, and  should you be asked to attend interview we will contact you to request  further details.

For an informal conversation please contact

Closing date: 31st July 2018


For all roles we require a minimum of two references. Please be  advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all  roles within our schools.

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More about Priory School UAE
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: C/o Priory Group Central Offic, 2 Barton Close, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 1SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 800 086 1441
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