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Head of Inclusion - August 2024

Aldar Education - Al Shohub Private School
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Elementary, Middle School
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Special Education
  • Teaching Credential/License

Al Shohub Private School are currently seeking Head - Inclusion to start in August 2024.

Al Shohub Private School is a British curriculum, part of Aldar Schools, offering mixed gender primary school located in a purpose-built educational facility, at Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi. Al Shohub Private School was founded in 1999 by Her Highness Sheikha Shaikha Bint Saif Al Nahyan to provide exceptional education in Abu Dhabi. The large majority of our students are Emiratis. Our school is deeply rooted in the values of the Emirati community, driven by the aspirations of parents, and guided by the requirements of our regulatory body, ADEK.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.

The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.

Main Duties

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Encourage and promote inclusion across the school at all levels 
  • Be an exemplary classroom teacher, supporting and guiding staff on SEN and inclusion to promote high standards of educational achievement 
  • Liaise closely with colleagues from other schools, outside agencies and other professionals 
  • Line manage staff employed to support children with special needs 
  • Maintain accurate records, IEPs and coordinate care plans 
  • Review whole school assessment data and conduct assessment to identify priority areas and/or pupils for targeted intervention 
  • Plan and deliver a range of programmes of work to support individual needs 
  • Provide training within and beyond our school to colleagues and families  
  • Provide full induction and training for the school Inclusion team and Inclusion assistants.  
  • Undertake co teaching to support class/subject teacher with the delivery of differentiated lessons 
  • Contribute to school pastoral committee 
  • Participate in the admissions, evaluations, assessments and subsequent transitions of SoD. 
  • Support the aims of the school; comply with the requirements of health and safety, other relevant legislation and school policies. 
  • Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance 
  • Undertake other duties from time to time as the Principal /Head of Inclusion requires 

Specific Duties:

  • Lead and manage a team 
  • Identify, develop and deliver interventions for individuals based on identified needs 
  • Provide individual or group instruction where appropriate 
  • Deliver training for colleagues and families 
  • Liaise with external specialists to inform school-based provision 
  • Monitoring work assigned by teacher – checking and correcting individuals work while in progress 
  • Prepare documentation for submission to ADEK or other educational bodies 
  • Complete assessments and applications for access arrangements 
  • Maintain SEN registers and rigorous data of progress, attainment and provisions 
  • Participate in the development of behaviour policy/promoting pupils’ self-esteem and manage 
  • student behaviour in line with the whole school policy 

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  A qualified teacher  
  • SEN Qualification (Master’s level or external certification on an aspect of SEN) 

Minimum Expereince:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of SEN 
  • Previous experience in leading SEN / Learning Support in a primary/secondary school 

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Evidence of implementing strategic initiatives and impact within a school. 
  • Demonstrated expertise in leading a special education or inclusion team. 
  • Experience in maintaining accurate and meaningful SEN registers and developing high quality IEPs and intervention plans. 
  • Capacity to identify a range of need types and/or development delays 
  • Experience in administering standardized assessments to inform provision 
  • Delivered a range of specific intervention programmes and be confident in the measures needed to prove effectiveness. 
  • Proven capacity to utilize data to monitor and track SoD progress and attainment. 

Al Shohub Private School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. All employees must ensure compliance with the School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. 

This appointment will be subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service and past employers.

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To provide an outstanding education founded on academic excellence, encouraging students to be innovative, motivated, and keen to learn.


Al Shohub provides a rich, well-rounded curriculum, which reflects our commitment as educators to bring out the strengths in each of our students, allowing them to achieve their full potential and equipping them to meet future challenges.

At the heart of all that we do at Al Shohub are our core Al Shohub values.

Our Core Values:

We value academic excellence, ensuring a desire to continuously improve.

We value the attributes of honesty, trust, and tolerance, and instill in our school community the importance of care and compassion.

We value the traditions and culture of our Emirati heritage.

Our Community

At Al Shohub we strongly believe the school is at the heart of the community. It is where families come together, where celebrations take place, and of course, it is a hub for learning. This does not just apply to our student and parent body but to all members of the local community.

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