Nibras International School
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Added: Mar 3, 2022
Job Description SEN/EAL/GT Coordinator
Line Manager: Relevant Head of School or Principal
Key Relationships: Students, Colleagues, Teachers, Parents, Phase Leaders, Principal, Heads of School (HOD) and Senior Leadership Team (SLT).
All staff in school share a responsibility to ensure that children are always safe and properly supervised. Our school is committed to ‘amazing learning’- providing enjoyable and meaningful learning experiences so that every pupil makes as much progress as possible. All staff are expected to adhere to NIS policies, code of conduct and commit to promoting our vision and mission – ‘To empower the next generation of global leaders who can excel anywhere in the world. NIS opens students’ hearts and minds so that they embrace challenges and opportunities, share ideas and purpose, and truly influence others to make a positive difference’.
The key task of the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) is to ensure that SEN provision is both efficiently and effectively managed. The range of responsibilities delegated to the SENCO with regard to provision and coordination is outlined below. It is expected that all legal and statutory requirements as per KHDA/Dubai Government are met for students with SEN/English as Additional Language (EAL)/Gifted and Talented (GL) via the SENCO.
The SENCO, with the support of the SLT, Principal, Phase leader and the School Board, takes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of provision made by the school for students with SEN/EAL/GT. They provide professional guidance to HODS & teachers in the area of SEN/EAL/GT in order to secure high quality teaching and the effective use of resources to bring about improved standards of achievement of all students.
Progress and Achievement of Students
Teaching and learning
Leadership and Management
Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s in Special Education
Experience: 2 years of teaching in a school
Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.
Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description
Employees are expected to be courteous to colleagues and provide a welcoming environment to visitors and telephone callers.
The International Schools Partnership
Nibras International School is part of The International Schools Partnership (ISP).
The International Schools Partnership (ISP) is a growing group of committed colleagues in financially responsible schools around the world, all of which aim to be the school of choice in their local area. Learning is at the heart of everything we do for our pupils, colleagues and parents. We are committed to getting better, all the time.
ISP was founded by an experienced team of committed educationalists and commercial operators who have worked together over many years. Our growing group of private schools located in the UK, the USA, Europe, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Malaysia, Mexico and Peru educate children and pupils from 2-18 years of age. We have now expanded to 45 schools delivering multiple curricula and building on local brands and reputations with around 45,000 pupils and 7,000 staff located across the globe.
We believe that successful schools are the ones that put learning at the heart of everything they do, always aiming to create rounded individuals that are able to forge successful careers and lives in a rapidly changing world. Our goal is to enable our schools as the leading school of choice in their local area. We are a truly international group working in different cultures and speaking different languages. We work across countries and cultures, too, by working with each other and with other schools and communities. At ISP we continue to engage with schools around the world who are interested in becoming part of our global group of schools and look forward to welcoming more pupils and staff to the group.
All our schools:
• Help children and pupils learn to levels that amaze them.
• Inspire children and pupils to be successful now and equip them to be successful later.
• Are truly international, working in partnerships within and across regions, cultures and languages.
• Aim to be the schools of choice for children, pupils and their families, wherever we are.
ISP and Nibras International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.
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