Teacher for Students with Autism

Location Abu Dhabi
Discipline: Overseas Teaching
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Gareth
Contact email: gareth@worldwide-teaching.com
Job ref: J17670
Published: 5 days ago
Worldwide Teaching are working with a high-profile SEN school for Emirati students, offering world-leading education and behavioural care. Based in Abu Dhabi, our aim is to make a real and lasting difference for every young person we support. The School cater for children and young people on the autistic spectrum, aged 3 to 25, who range from low to high functioning. We have a strong track record of creating great, positive learning environments where young people are able to attain the highest educational, behavioural and personal outcomes, and are able to go on and have fulfilling lives and careers. The school opened in January 2019 and is designed to offer a modified environment which is attuned to child-centred learning. With a dedicated therapy team at the school, you will have the opportunity to join a team focused on the best possible outcomes for each and every child. We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, and inspirational teacher with a proven track record in achieving the very highest standards with SEN students. You will be a person able to see the possibilities of all our exceptional learners and develop a provision that enables them to thrive. We are deeply committed to the continuous professional development of our staff, and you will be joining an enthusiastic, friendly, and well qualified team. We believe the right candidates will find this post challenging, stimulating and rewarding. We have ambitious and exciting expansion plans; for the right applicants there are many possible opportunities for internal promotion. Experience of working in an SEN/ASC school as well as experience with behavioural difficulties is desirable but not essential. It is more important that applicants have relevant experience, a desire to become an ASC expert and really want to make a difference to children’s life. You should be able to demonstrate a real passion for SEN / Autism. Benefits · You will be provided with a competitive employment package and tax-free salary dependent on qualifications and experience (14,000-23,000 AED per month) · Good staff retention rates – The staff are happy at this school · Peer support to settle in · Access to strong formal CPD opportunities with UK links to universities offering qualifications through distance learning and informally working with SEN experts. · First class resources, soft play areas, swimming pool and new classrooms that are organised by ”stage not age”. · Small, well-resourced class of 5 – 10 children grouped by levels and ability, with very high adult – teacher ratios Essential requirements: · BA Education, Special Education or a relevant degree · Qualified Teacher Status · Minimum of 3 years teaching experience Desirable: · Preferable experience teaching children with autism and other special educational needs. · Experience of delivering vocational programmes to students