We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an early years Teacher in Abu Dhabi. The age group is with children of 2-3 years of age. The opportunity is within the established and very successful group of nurseries, Hummingbird Early Learning Centres, which have 4 branches within Dubai and Abu Dhabi with a fifth nursery opening within 2019. This role is based in the popular location of Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi.

All Learning Centres are accredited by the Pre-School Learning Alliance UK, which is something, we are very passionate about.

We offer a competitive salary based upon previous experience and support in overseas hires. We love to ensure that our employees grow within the organisation and offer support to their career growth along with learning and development.

The role is 40 hours per week, 5 days weekly and 52 weeks per year. We are looking for female,  Western educated candidates for this exciting role and somebody who is very enthusiastic, caring and energetic!

Full-time and part-time candidates will be considered.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

To plan and organize activities and opportunities to extend learning.

To produce accurate and effective observations so as to assess the child’s progress and the effectiveness of the learning environment.

To support the development of the children through the early years framework.

To manage the children’s behavior and routines in line with the settings policies and procedures.

To work within a key person system.

To maintain objective, accurate and up-­‐to-­‐date records that identify the children’s’ individual needs abilities and progress, and use these as a focus for future planning.

To work in partnership with the parents and caregivers at all times.

To work within the settings health and safety guidelines and undertake specific tasks related to the safety and hygiene of the children and the centre.

To work within the centre’s equal opportunities policies.

To share tasks as necessary as part as the general up-­‐keep, tidiness, and cleanliness of the centre and which contribute to the general well-­‐being of the team.

To plan for outings and be aware of the additional responsibilities needed for the children’s safety.

To participate in and contribute to regular staff meetings

Keep up-­‐to-­‐date with research and training so as to improve skills and knowledge and develop a positive attitude that enhances practice.

To supervise and assist Assistant Teachers and helpers to ensure their practice is of high quality.

To be responsible for own personal and professional development by receiving relevant training.

To undertake any other task as requested by the centre management that is necessary for the smooth running of the centre and the welfare of the children in its care.

Qualifications & Desired Skills

Be working towards or have completed Early Years NVQ level 3 or equivalent

First Aid Certificate (BLS)

The ability to communicate effectively with both young children and parents

Ability to work in a helpful and courteous manner promoting a positive image of the centre

Ability to work as a member of a team

Flexibility and willingness to undertake a range of tasks in a friendly and efficient manner

Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage

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