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Special Education Needs Teacher

Al Ittihad Private School - Al Mamzar
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Flight ticket to home country
Start date
Start August 2024
2 months
  • Middle School, High School
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • inclusion, SEN, Psychology


  • BSc in Special Education with a valid teaching certificate/license in content area and/or related field. Master’s degree in special education is a plus.
  • A minimum of two years, of proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role.
  • IELTS or TOEFL for non-native teachers (6.5 for subjects taught in English & 7.5 for English subjects).
  • Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies.
  • Teaching experience in an American curriculum school is preferred.
  • Experience with current best practices, current teaching materials, and current instructional strategies as well as recent professional growth activities.
  • Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities.
  • Medical Insurance
  • 50% discount on tuition fees for 3 children in school age subject to the management approval
  • Flight ticket to home country
  • Accommodation provided

The Special Educational Needs (SEN) teacher will pledge his/her commitment to help the school achieve its mission, goals, and vision; value community; and bring a spirit of enthusiasm, energy, and willingness to take thoughtful initiative in a collaborative setting. The SEN teacher works with children who need extra support to fulfill their potential. The SEN teachers may also work with exceptionally gifted students and should be committed to furthering the intellectual and personal development of students, inspiring and empowering them to become positive, active global citizens.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and provide instruction at a variety of different levels to students who have emotional, behavioral, or learning difficulties or physical disabilities, and who find school lessons and learning harder than typical children of the same age.
  • Ability to be creative and to adapt their lesson plans and style to suit the students– including teaching the same material in three or four different ways to help individuals understand and achieve.
  • Create and apply specific teaching techniques and produce activities that are specific to each student’s abilities and needs.
  • Planning, preparing, and presenting differentiated lessons that cater to the needs of the whole ability range within their class.
  • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to focus on the student’s strengths and weaknesses and outline the steps necessary to ensure that lessons will help to improve priority areas.
  • Effective management of student groups, while providing for a variety of learning styles, ability levels, and educational backgrounds.
  • Motivate students with enthusiastic, imaginative class activities.
  • Prepare, mark, and provide feedback to facilitate positive student development.
  • Meet requirements for the assessment. Records evaluates, and reports students’ development.
  • Provide feedback to parents on student's progress.
  • Attend professional meetings including staff meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve performance and serve on committees as required.
  • Work collaboratively with others to plan and coordinate work.
  • Organize and take part in school events, outings, and activities.
  • Undertake special assignments, after-school activities, and related duties as and when required.
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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Hot desert climate
4,114 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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