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Head of Special Education Needs

Al Shomoukh International School
Muscat, Oman
Housing Allowance Provided
Annual Airfare Allowance
Start date
Start September 2022
1 year
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher, School Health and Welfare Staff
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Bachelor of Special Education Needs or its equivalent
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification
  • Paid annual leave 
  • Standard Health Insurance Coverage
  • Fifty (50) percent tuition discount for two (2) children enrolled at Al Shomoukh International School
  • Omani Visa fees coverage (employee only)


  • Identify needs of assigned students through formal and informal assessments.
  • Review referral data, history and assessment data to develop appropriate goals and objectives for each student.
  • Confer with general education teachers regarding the educational, social, emotional and physical needs and objectives of each student.
  • Plan, develop and implement individualized learning plans for each student.
  • Design appropriate teaching strategies.
  • Prepare instructional materials and lesson plans according to Individual Educational Plans (IEPs).
  • Review Individual Educational Plans with parents, school administrators and general education teachers.
  • Utilize appropriate methods of learning delivery and instruction to meet the needs of each student in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
  • Monitor, evaluate and document each student's progress utilizing appropriate measurements and assessment devices.
  • Prepare timely progress reports for each student.
  • Develop and implement necessary interventions and strategies to promote the achievement of student objectives. 
  • Collaborate and consult with general school personnel regarding the implementation of the Individual Educational Plans and special educational services.
  • Ensure adherence to reasonable rules of classroom discipline and order to maintain a secure and effective learning environment.
  • Modify and adapt conventional educational programs and curriculum to meet the requirements of special needs students.
  • Prepare special needs students for inclusion and transition to mainstream.
  • Maintain regular communication with parents using email, phone calls, conferences and progress reports.
  • Assist parents with understanding and supporting educational objectives, learning expectations and behavioral standards.
  • Ensure adherence to reasonable rules of classroom discipline and order to maintain a secure and effective learning environment.
  • Manage student behavior through monitoring, supervising and assessing behavioral patterns.
  • Utilize appropriate corrective methods to modify behavior.
  • Develop and implement Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs) where necessary.
  • Instruct students on socially acceptable behaviors and personal development skills.
  • Prepare special needs students for inclusion and transition to mainstream.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records in compliance with school district regulations and legal requirements.
  •  Maintain current knowledge of special education best practices and trends.
  • Advocate for special education with school leadership.
  • Facilitate workshops and meetings for parents. Identify resources for parents. 
  • Engage parents and families in student learning and act as an ambassador for the school in the community.
  • Connect with student’s outside providers, pediatricians, and therapists to support student’s needs in the classroom.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student records and student information.
  • Oversee special education inventory of equipment/materials.
  • Facilitate Individual Educational Plans meetings using a strength based and family centered approach.
  • Facilitate weekly Special Educational Needs meetings with another person.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Al Shomoukh International School (SIS) is a KG to Grade 12 international school in Muscat, the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman, Established by Global Education  Services (GES). 

A relatively new school that has been constructed and, combined with an international curriculum and excellent staff, the school intends to become one of the outstanding international schools in Muscat. It will draw students from both the local Omani and expatriate communities. Both will be rewarded with an educational experience of the highest order.

The school will be a beacon of international educational excellence for local and expatriate male and female students using English as the medium of instruction. Classes will be a maximum of 25 students.

The school offers the National English Curriculum. At senior levels, i.e. Year 10 on, the school will offer and prepare students for UK and US examinations including IGCSE, A level, and SATs. The school will ensure that all local Omani curriculum requirements are met to obtain an Omani Graduation Certification. At our school, all can achieve.

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