Special Education ( SEN Teacher) – United Arab Emirates

Salary: Total packages can to a maximum of $87,250 USD Location: Abu Dhabi Ajman Dubai Middle East UAE United Arab Emirates Experience: 5 years experience Job no: AK68GJob Status: Full Time

Red Chair Recruitment are presently recruiting for Special Needs Teachers for our clients in the United Arab Emirates. My Clients operate a group of schools and Colleges Nationwide in the UAE and require people who can teach SEN Students in a post 16 setting.

You will be required to be a qualified teacher, holding qualifications to teach SEN Students.

Experiences required:

  • Successful teaching and assessment experience in a range of areas within Special Education Needs, preferably post 16 Learning
  • Ability to use student centered teaching strategies including on the job learning and application of performance criteria and learning objectives
  • Highly developed teacher professional practice and classroom management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of curriculum and related assessment practices within Special Education Needs and Trainer/Teaching practices
  • Understanding of theories of learning together with a sound understanding of pedagogical and anagogical concepts
  • Knowledge of assistive technologies and experience in using these technologies with training staff and classroom assistants and students with special needs
  • Ability to use student centered teaching strategies
  • Knowledge of contemporary assessment and instructional practices in the education of students with exceptional needs

Skills required for the position:

  • Highly developed classroom management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of curriculum and related assessment practices and ability to design and implement competency based assessment meeting specific learning outcome criteria
  • Sound problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication, liaison and interpersonal skills
  • Proven willingness to work effectively and to contribute to the team environment and objectives.
  • Demonstrated high level customer service skills with external and internal customers
  • Proven ability to implement & evaluate high quality education & training programs to meet customer needs
  • Knowledge of relevant policy and educational developments in SEN and employment/vocational opportunities for post 16 SEN students
  • Demonstrated cultural awareness and capacity to work effectively in a workforce comprising UAE and expatriates.
  • Proven capacity to be flexible and responsive to situations
  • Ability to use Information Technology in the class room such as Smart board, ppt. MS Word, Spreadsheets and Database
  • Ability to use email.
  • Ability to utilize and maximize web-based learning environments
  • Membership of professional association, Institute or body


Qualification & experience requirements:

  • Relevant degree in Education, Special Education or Vocational area
  • Passport holders and Degree holders from USA, Ireland, Canada, UK, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia will only be considered
  • Post Graduate study in Special Education, Autism, Dyslexia or other appropriate SEN discipline
  • Teaching qualification, preferably with current registered teacher status
  • Recognized Assessor/Verifier qualification considered a huge bonus
  • Membership of professional association, Institute or body

Package on offer:

  • A TAX FREE salary of 164,328AED ($44,745 USD, £34,000 GBP)
  • Housing allowances ranging from 99, 840–156,000 AED Dependant on location and marital status ( Maximum payment £32,300 GBP, $ 42,500 USD
  • Family Visa support including spouse and three children
  • Medical Insurance
  • Flights

If you are interested in these positions and can commit to interviews in London or Manchester as outlined above, please email me directly at adrien.king@redchair.ie

Adrien King

Director of International Operations

Email: Adrien.king@redchair.ie

Phone: +353 (0) 64 66 22 007

Mobile: +353 (0) 86 46 81 212

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Skype: Redchaireducation

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