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Head of Inclusion

school
Al Ittihad Private School - Al Mamzar
location
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Ongoing
2 years
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • University Graduate
  • Master
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Special Education (Inclusion)

To be discussed after the interview.

Responsibilities:

  • Construct a Development and Improvement Plan, defining short, medium, and long-term goals of the department using assessment data as well as KHDA/ADEK/MOE and Accreditation agencies reports.
  • Provide the administrative framework through which students and staff may function effectively.
  • Oversee the implementation and evaluation of the Development and Improvement Plan.
  • Prepare the department for internal and external school inspection and accreditation visits such as ADEK KHDA, NEASC-CIS, MOE, etc.
  • Identify professional development areas and needs.
  • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to focus on the student’s strengths and weaknesses and outlines the steps necessary to ensure that lessons will help to improve priority areas.
  • Effectively manage student groups, while providing for a variety of learning styles, ability levels, and educational backgrounds.
  • Motivate students with enthusiastic, imaginative class activities.
  • Prepares, marks, and provides feedback to facilitate positive student development.
  • Evaluates, record, and report students’ progress and development through standardized assessment tools.
  • Provide feedback to parents on students' progress.
  • Revise resources and suggest additional and alternative resources to improve teaching and learning.
  • Lead new students’ admissions for SEN cases and arrange action plans accordingly.
  • Develop and monitor assessment procedures compatible with the school policy and statutory requirements.
  • Run appropriate assessments that are aligned with the curriculum, assessment criteria, and the school vision and mission.
  • Review and regularly monitor the effectiveness of assessment practice.
  • Provide advice and support to teachers on assessment strategies.
  • Follow up on the used assessment strategies in the classroom.
  • Work with the Principal/Vice Principal and Section Principals to prepare annual goals for the inclusion department. Conduct the teacher’s appraisal process.
  • Work with the principal and Section principal to identify appropriate professional development strategies and activities for the subject area as a whole and for individual teachers.
  • Provide support and advice to teachers relating to their classroom management strategies and professional tasks.
  • Liaise with SLT as necessary regarding reoccurring and severe behavior issues.
  • Deal in a positive and appropriate manner with referred discipline issues.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Arabian Education Development– Al Ittihad Schools is a well-known and reputable educational provider in the United Arab Emirates, UAE. It operates five different campuses (Al Mamzar, Jumeira, Khalifa City A, Shakhbout, and Al Ain). The schools are equipped with state-of-art facilities and offer an American curriculum that promotes a learning culture where students are committed to academic achievement, social and personal development, and global citizenship. The educational environment continues to empower students to meet future challenges and positively impact their communities.

Al Ittihad Private School Al Mamzar (IPSM) is an American Curriculum school, underpinned by Emirati Culture, Character, and Philosophy. IPSM is unique! We work towards preserving the local culture and heritage and instilling core Islamic values in our learners. Whilst keeping our religious values intact, we prepare our students to meet the needs and challenges of the modern world with high competency, confidence, and competitive skills.

Al Ittihad is a fully inclusive learning community and we firmly believe that every member of our community has a distinctive voice, purpose, and gift. The concept of tolerance is embedded in our daily lives as we live our Islamic religion within the context of all that we do. Hence, we have developed special bonds with all of our families, and they understand our uniqueness and see our school as an extension of family life.

 

Why Choose IPS-M

IPS Mamzar’s mission is to promote a learning culture where students are committed to academic achievement, social and personal development, and global citizenship, which empowers them to meet future challenges and positively impact their communities. IPS Mamzar seeks talented, dynamic, flexible, and committed staff that support this philosophy.

We are a dynamic and vibrant learning community, which ultimately strives to maintain a “Family” environment in all aspects of school life. IPS provides a highly stimulating work environment and seeks to recruit and retain dynamic and inspirational teaching and non-teaching staff that share in our vision and commitment.

At IPS, we aim to ensure that all students become lifelong learners and global citizens while preserving their national identity. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we select staff that understands and shares this commitment.

We welcome your applications if you are interested in being part of our team and playing an important role in developing the knowledge, skills, understanding, and attitudes of our future generation.

 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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