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When you join GEMS Education you join an international education company with a global network of International schools and over fifty years of education experience.
GEMS Education is the leading Kindergarten to Grade 12 operator in the world educating over 110,000 children from 151 different nationalities.
GEMS Education staff access the company's professional development programme, one of the largest education training programmes in the world.
This ensures the best possible academic outcomes as while ensuring that GEMS attracts and retains the highest staff calibre.
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The School :
GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis (WSO) is a distinctive and special place where children feel valued and imagination is very much alive.
They encourage the various talents of their students in order to ensure that they all develop a confidence and independence that is recognised by everyone who meets them.
GEMS Wellington Academy- Silicon OASIS opened in 2011 and is a Premium British School in a prestigious area of Dubai. WSO provides a progression from the Early Years Foundation Stage through an enriched and developed National Curriculum for England into personalised qualification pathways, incorporating IGCSE, GCSE, IB, A' Level and BTEC, WSO looks to cultivate a spirit of cooperation, tolerance and mutual respect whilst encouraging individual students to feel that their unique contribution is valued.
Offering world-class facilities, WSO places special emphasis on blended learning and the integration of technology into the curriculum, in keeping with the educational rationale of the Academy and the vision of the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.
this allows them to reward a child's hard work over a period of time and brings Early Years Foundation and more senior curricula much closer together, acknowledging that GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis is very much one Academy.
At WSO, the key objective is to equip students for the 21st Century and enable them develop a skill-set to succeed in an uncertain future.
About the Role :
WSO is looking for an experienced ABA specialist who is ready to join the Primary Inclusion department at our incredible school.
As an ABA specialist, you will provide behaviour support to improve the lives of our students across year groups living with intellectual or developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it's a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale.
With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand into more and more countries.
As well as being a great place to work; Dubai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round.
Teachers in Dubai enjoy an exciting lifestyle, with opportunities for new and exciting leisure activities and travel across the region and further afield!
Responsible for :
Collecting data and conducting classroom observations and functional assessments
Documenting and reviewing progress through charting
Establish individualised ABA programs in line with the student's IEP
Writing Behavior Support Plans
Providing ABA therapy 1 : 1 or in small groups within the school setting
Communicating with all stakeholders regarding the student's programs and progress
Offering teacher, TA, LSA, and parent training to implement behavioural programs in the classroom and at home.
A minimum of 3 years solid and demonstrable ABA experience
A bachelor's or master's degree in psychology, special education or ABA-specific courses
Behavior Analyst Certification Board certification, based on level of education and field experience. (RBT, BCaBA or BCBA)
Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills, professional development, ethics, and technology, and training in order to perform job responsibilities to required standard
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including :
Competitive tax-free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, free schooling, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence and end of Service Gratuity.
GEMS Teachers also have free access to our loyalty app GEMS rewards www.gemsrewards.com which provides significant savings on day to day life in the UAE.
We offer thousands of discounts and 2 for 1 offers on everything from flights, hotels, restaurants and retail outlets, making your salary go further and enhancing the opportunity to save whilst working overseas.
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