SEN Teacher

Full Time
Iraq - Erbil
Posted 2 months ago
Job Overview:

You will be responsible for teaching groups of students with mild or moderate disabilities. You will modify existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g. math, writing) to meet each student’s learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs. You will also discuss with parents and support staff about important matters that might impede students’ progress.

Ultimately, you will help and inspire children to achieve important learning milestones.

Responsibilities
  • Assess students’ abilities and craft teaching plans
  • Adapt learning materials to students’ needs
  • Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress  
  • Monitor children’s behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
  • Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and theater drama)
  • Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
  • Prepare students for transition to the next grade
  • Inform parents about their children’s performance and potential problems
  • Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities
  • Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. school counselors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans
Requirements
  • Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role
  • Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
  • Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
  • A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid state special education certificate
Qualifications: 
  • Educational Level: BSc in Special Education and has teaching license is required.
  • Experience: At least 2 year(s) of relevant teaching experience in schools.
  • Specific Skill: Fluency in both spoken and written English and Good presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Personal characteristics: Exhibits self-motivation, high work standards and attention to detail.
  • Physical abilities: Good physical condition and strength with a willingness to work overtime, handle pressure and calm.

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