SEN Teacher

Teacher Vacancy In Dubai

Job Details

Hiring Organization GEMS Education Corporate Office
Post Name SEN Teacher
Qualification A relevant Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification specializing in Special Education
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AED 4500 To AED 5000 Per Month
 Location  Dubai, United Arab Emirates 00000

About the Role

GEMS World Academy-Dubai develops inquiring, reflective and caring learners who, through the rigor of the IB programs have the knowledge, skills, and character to take action and create a better, more peaceful world. Supported by highly qualified staff in world-class facilities, our diverse international community is encouraged to develop intercultural understanding and respect.

Our aim is to be a world-class IB school that maximizes every student’s learning and character to enable them to choose their own successful path and positively contribute to the local and global society. Our Student Support Services department has transformed student outcomes and succeeded in inspiring a love of learning at GEMS World Academy.


Through the dedication of staff, their exceptional subject knowledge, and the department’s forward-thinking approach to data and the curriculum. The Student Support Services department is highly regarded among our student body for the care and personal support offered to students. We are now looking for an innovative SEN teacher to join this successful team.

The ideal candidate will have extensive SEN teaching and ASDAN / Alternative Pathway experience at a premium school and have a successful, varied, and proven track record. Genuine alignment with the philosophy of the IB and the values embodied in the Learner Profile is essential, as is a passion for working in our truly diverse community.

Salient responsibilities

  • SEN-focused student learning support through various stages of the IB school years.
  • A key supporter of the Teacher/ Lead Practitioner in promoting the learning and personal development of all students at school.
  • Planning and delivery of support during lessons.
  • Recording and reporting progress, areas of concern, and achievements about supported students with relevant stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Work closely with various Learning Support teams across the school to promote GWA’s principals and continuously improve its SEN standards.

Minimum requirements:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification specializing in Special Education.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrable experience teaching/supporting varying student education needs with diverse backgrounds, ideally within an IB curriculum school, however, this is not mandatory.
  • History of successful partnering with Admin (SLT) and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of advisory or character programs.
  • Resilient and agile decision-making skills to ensure successful design and implementation of programs that meet school and student body requirements to help students achieve success in all aspects of their life.
  • Superior interpersonal skills that reflect patience, tolerance, sensitivity, empathy, and enthusiasm for working with students, parents, and school staff in a multicultural and international setting.
  • Aspiration to work in a world-class school with real prospects for enhancing their career.

If you are keen to apply and meet the minimum requirements please clarify in your Cover Letter if a teaching/school support partner will accompany you and briefly describe their qualification(s) and experience.  We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced check.

About Your Benefits

An excellent remuneration package is available for successful candidates including; a competitive tax-free salary, furnished accommodation, premium medical insurance and life insurance, working permit and residence visa, annual flight allowance, tuition fee concession, and other benefits in line with the UAE Labour Law.

In addition to these, we offer:

  • The opportunity to shape the future of a highly significant IB program. The IB Programmes at GEMS World Academy is unique and exciting.
  • A collaborative team with an excellent support system.
  • An excellent program of continuing professional development.
  • The chance to shape the future of the subject in collaboration with the leadership team, external education professionals, and exam boards.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally, structured performance management, and opportunities to advance to positions of greater responsibility.
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing, including access to all of our sports facilities, weekly fitness sessions, and staff social events.
  • GEMS Rewards offers a package of benefits for staff such as retail discounts, savings on gym membership, cinema tickets, and many other offers.

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