Special Education Needs Teacher

We are looking for a reliable and motivated Special Education Needs (SEN) teacher who is interested in making a long-term commitment to EC2 and to the island of Saba. As SEN teacher you work with a group of students with a variety of Special Needs. You are able to assess the students’ individual needs in the field of cognitive and social-emotional development and translate this into individual educational goals and activities.


Planning tasks

• Experienced in writing Individual Development Plans and Individual Educational Plans based on the students’ needs, talents and interests

• Apply recommendations of the multi-disciplinary team pertaining to behavior, well-being, education, communication and development

• Develop a curriculum and prepare lesson plans and instruction materials to cater to student ability levels


Teaching tasks

• Give guidance and teach children with mixed developmental needs in a self-contained classroom

• Present information to and share new skills with other teachers and assistants

• Collaborate with Personal and SEN Assistants

• Apply positive strategies, therapeutic play, behavior modification, success-experiences in your teaching

• Apply modern technology and 21st century teaching skills

• Willing to implement the PEC system



• Relevant bachelor or master’s degree SEN, or experienced teacher cluster 4

• Work experience with children with behavior and developmental issues

• Knowledgeable of the current student care system on Saba, or will comply with it shortly

• Willing to apply an action- oriented approach and differentiate

• Able and willing to develop curriculum and tailor-made activities based on life skills and social skills


Communication skills

• Eager and able to work in a team and with different professionals

• Maintain regular contact with other teachers, parents and colleagues

• Create a safe and positive learning environment for children

• Fluent in English and preferably also some command of Dutch and Spanish

• Able to give constructive feedback to parents / teachers

• Able to monitor and report on progress verbally and in writing


Candidates are asked to submit applications before April 19th, 2021. We are particularly interested in your motivation and experience.

Expertise Center Education Care
Employment Type
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Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Not Specified
Your Education Level
Master's Degree|in Special Needs Education
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