SEND Teacher, Abu Dhabi

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Al Rabeeh SchoolAbu Dhabi

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Start date: 5th January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive (Tax Free)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

SEND Teacher

Al Rabeeh School is seeking an enthusiastic, adaptable and committed SEN teacher for January 2019. 

The Al Rabeeh name has been synonymous throughout the city for high quality education and pastoral care since 1979. Al Rabeeh School is the founding establishment of an expanding group of schools and academies, which are aiming to be the best providers of education in the Emirate. We recruit the very best teachers who can deliver our curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Al Rabeeh was recently rated a Band ‘A’ School in an ADEK full school inspection. The school is a member of British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) and is committed to professional development and the CPD programmes BSME offers.  

Our special needs teacher will have a crucial role within Al Rabeeh  as we support our students to fully prepare them for their next steps in education. The successful applicant will need to be sympathetic to the ethos and values of Al Rabeeh a school with a high population of Emirati/Arab students and be able to adapt their teaching to meet the needs of our students to accelerate rates of progress to reach expected attainment levels.

The successful applicant will have at least 2 years teaching experience in an English National Curriculum School and needs to have a degree, or a masters degree, in Special Education or a related field. The role will support the Assistant Head in charge of SEN ensuring all groups of students receive the best education possible.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Effective communicator, confident in establishing open communication with students, staff and parents.
  • Strong emphasis and desire to be outstanding in learning, teaching and leading education and believe that children have the potential to reach the highest of expectations when in the right environment
  • Excellent knowledge of the English National Curriculum at EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 level and current assessment practices  
  • Experience of using data systems for school improvement, student tracking, intervention, Target Setting, Assessment, Recording & Reporting
  • Experience of current UK initiatives and developments
  • Capacity to support creative learning and to focus on developing 21st Century learning environments and innovation skills
  • Confidence in using IT to motivate and extend student’s learning experiences
  • Strong focus on pastoral care and be prepared to go the extra mile to get the best out of ‘our’ students
  • Experience of using data from standardised tests and external examinations to track student progress
  • Experience of teaching across EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 
  • Strong emphasis and desire to be outstanding in teaching and learning
  • Commitment to whole school initiatives and the school improvement cycle
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise

Package Details:

  • Competitive salary (tax free) 
  • Furnished accommodation (including utilities)
  • Annual return air ticket/allowance 
  • Baggage allowance
  • Medical insurance cover
  • End of service gratuity
  • Visa arranged by the school

To apply please click the 'apply now' button.

Closing date for applications: 25th December 2019, but Skype and telephone interviews may take place ahead of this date so an early application is advantageous. While we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

More about Al Rabeeh School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 12 years
Address: Hadbat Al Zafranah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 2 4482856
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Principal's Welcome

Dear Parents. It is with great pride and excitement that I write this letter of introduction to you as the newly appointed Principal of Al Rabeeh School. I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead a school with such a rich trad...