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Permanent vacancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
Private  International , Nursery, Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face, Telephone, Web Camera,
Area of Expertise:



Our client is a British Curriculum school located in Abu Dhabi. The school is part of a very well established group of schools that are looking to raise its standard. The has mainly an Arabic pool of students with about 30% expatriates. The teachers are mainly from the UK and some from Ireland where there is a strong focus on solid teaching and learning.

Requirement to Apply
  • Degree in Psychology/Special Needs
  • A teaching qualification would be beneficial
  • An M.Ed in Special Needs or equivalent
  • Ideally, 3+ years being a SENCO
  • Experience of the GCC is preferred
  • Western-trained
  • A high command of written and spoken English
  • Being able to speak Arabic is HIGHLY beneficial
  • Excellent references
  • A clean police record with no charges
If you are located in the UAE, the client would like to interview you in person, else the interview will be done over Skype/BOTIM.

The school is very well facilitated and has recently been refurbished to provide some excellent facilities to the students. The management is very experienced in working in the GCC and has made excellent progress to raise the standard of the school. They realise there is more work to be done hence the need for a strong SENCO to join the school.

Salary Package
  • Up to 15,000 AED per month TAX FREE
  • FREE single accommodation
  • FREE medical cover
  • FREE annual flights
  • FREE visa
  • Gratuity Bonus as per UAE labour law
  • A 2 year contract that is renewable
The post is for an IMMEDIATE start and so if you are available and located in the UAE, you will need to ensure your visa is cancelled before taking up the next role. 

The school is graded as Accepted and is working fast towards a Good for the next inspection as the right leadership is in place, coupled with solid teachers with excellent pedagogy in place for students to raise their standards.

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Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Qualification
2 Years
Type of Staff:
Male or Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
Newly Qualified Teachers are NOT considered
Prefer candidates with international experience
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
**Your bachelor's degree MUST be in Special Needs
**Having a Master's is beneficial to your application
**Experience of teaching in the Middle East is beneficial to your application
**If you have experience of working in an Islamic environment/students is beneficial for you
**Singles teachers or teaching couples with NO CHILDREN are preferred

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary up to 15000  AED (UAE Dirham) per month based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
Based on application  fully furnished Housing provided
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided annual flights are provided for the teacher
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of the end of service bonus pay is 3 weeks per annum completed and paid at the end of the contract is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
Additional information:
**The school promotes teachers going on professional development courses
**There is scope for being promoted at the school

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