Teaching Jobs - Head of SEN (Special Needs)

Job Description:

An International School in Qatar that follows the British Curriculum is looking for a Head of SEN (Special Needs) who will be responsible for liaising with teachers in the SEN Department and curriculum development for the program. Develop lesson plans and themes in line with British curriculum objectives. Facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with students, parents and organizing learning resources and the classroom environment.

Meeting with teachers, counselors and administrators to resolve any possible behavioural or academic problem. Must also establish clear objectives for all lessons, and projects and attend staff meetings

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor Degree in EDUCATION and a Special Needs Qualification from a recognized University (From the UK preferred)

  • Master Degree in Special Needs or Leadership an asset


• Must have excellent English skills and could pass an IELTS exam at level 7

• Must have excellent classroom management skills and able to deal effectively with student behaviour issues

Required Experience:

• Minimum 3 years teaching experience for Special Needs students (In the UK preferred)

Minimum 2 years experience as Head of SEN or in a similar role

• Culturally sensitive, dependable, flexible and able to work in a continuously changing environment

Monthly Salary Range:

TAX FREE Monthly salary from QAR 14,000 - 18,000 depending on qualifications and experience


FREE Furnished accommodation according to marital status & number of dependents relocating

 OR Housing Allowance of QAR 5,500 to 8,500 depending on family size

Utilities paid, up to QAR 300 for Single and QAR 500 for married approximately

Health Insurance Coverage:

Medical insurance for employee and one dependent (spouse or child)

Annual Air Tickets:

Annual Return Air Fare for employee and one nominated dependent (can either be spouse or child)


In addition to official holidays, paid leave is allocated as per academic calendar and as per country Labour law. Minimum 30 work days per year

Dependant School Fees:

100% discount tuition fee for 1 dependent attending same school as employee

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

Residence Visa Fees will be paid for employee ONLY. Employee is responsible for fees for dependents

End Of Service Benefit:

Gratuity of 21 days of basic salary as per Qatar Labor law, for each full year worked

Contract Period:

1-2 year contract – renewable


Doha, Qatar

Paperwork Requirements:

Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements

Start Date:

As soon as Possible

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