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Special Education Teacher

Al Ittihad Private Schools
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
US 2500 - 3500 a month
Housing provided
Annual economy airfare for self to and from home country
Start August 2020
2 years
  • Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Bachelor's degree with a valid teaching certificate/license in special education
  • A minimum of two years, relevant teaching experience
  • Teaching experience in an American curriculum school preferred
  • Experience with current best practices, current teaching materials, and current instructional strategies as well as recent professional growth activities
  • Experience with co-teaching and servicing students with diverse learning needs
  • Familiarity with a variety of intervention strategies to promote student success in the classroom
  • Housing provided
  • Annual economy airfare for self to and from home country

Position: Special Education/Learning Support Teacher

Department: Elementary/Middle/High School

Reports: Division Principal

Interfaces With: Students, Faculty, Staff, Parents, Divisional Offices

ISP-J seeks an experienced, dynamic Special Education/Learning Support Teacher. The ideal candidate will support our school’s mission, goals, and vision; value community; bring a spirit of enthusiasm, energy, and willingness to take thoughtful initiative in a collaborative setting. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare throughout the year for effective instruction within the classroom
  • Provide a classroom environment that is conducive to learning
  • Effective delivery of the curriculum
  • Effectively manage each group of students while providing for a variety of learning styles, ability levels, and educational backgrounds
  • Maintain rigorous and appropriate learning expectations of all students at all times
  • Monitor student learning and make appropriate modifications of goals and strategies to meet students’ needs
  • Maintain accurate up-to-date records of student progress and attendance
  • Engage parents and students in the learning process through frequent and meaningful communications about student progress
  • Be available to parents and students outside of school hours
  • Engage in department/team planning, curriculum review, budgeting and other activities
  • Interact cooperatively with colleagues in the development of cohesive curriculum materials and the establishment of instructional goals
  • Cooperate with and participate in the planning and evaluation of the school program
  • Keep current in education through coursework, in-service programs, and by attending professional meetings and conferences
  • Remain proficient in school-related technologies as appropriate to enhance instruction
  • Engage with students in meaningful activities beyond the classroom which extend learning experiences for students (coaching, organizing field trips, sponsorship of clubs, events, community service projects, etc.)


Additional duties:

  • Engage with the administration in a committed effort to improve one’s own instructional skills
  • Openly support and abide by all school policies and procedures
  • Model the ‘Core Values’ in interactions with the school community
  • Liaise with the Principal, taking on tasks as assigned, including all school goals Personal
  • Demonstrate commitment to personal continuous professional growth and development
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Exhibit a professional attitude toward criticism
  • Recognize and strengthen personal performance through self-analysis of actions, participating in professional development activities, exploring educational research, participating in professional organizations, and through formal renewal programs
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

When you visit AL ITTIHAD PRIVATE SCHOOL (ISP-J) you will see a vibrant school community with exceptional educational professionals, recruited from around the world, who are committed to delivering a true American education in a local setting. 

We belong to the Al Ittihad Private Schools and are considered the Flagship school. The first IPS school opened in Dubai 1978. Currently, we have a total of five schools in the UAE (Al Ain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi). Our branch, Al Ittihad Private School Jumeira, opened its doors in 1998 to meet the growing needs of Emirati students in Dubai; and now, 21 years later, IPS-J has become one of the premier Emirati schools in Dubai offering the American curriculum. We are located in the heart of Jumeirah and offer outstanding facilities that provide the best possible spaces for our committed teachers and coaches to inspire and adapt to the demands of the modern age while at the same time preserve our cultural heritage.

Technology, art, physical education, library, classroom and common spaces all communicate a message that learning is the core purpose and highly valued at IPS-J. With the support of the Board of Directors, the Leadership Team and the highly supportive parent community, IPS-J provides comprehensive programs and education

IPS-J serves over 2400 Emirati students from Pre-KG to grade 12. We are fully accredited by CIS and NEASC and rated as a “Good” school by KHDA.

Our core values of Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Compassion guide our actions and promote a culture of inclusiveness and engagement. Our focus on student learning in a safe, secure environment ensures that each of our students is encouraged to reach his or her potential each day. We are fully committed to the wellbeing of our students and staff. 

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