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Senior Nursery Director
Permanent vacancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
Private  International , Montessori Nursery
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face, Telephone, Web Camera,
Area of Expertise:


Senior Nursery Director Job in UAE | January 2018 Start | TAX-FREE salary with benefits | Teach Abroad
Our client is a leading group of nurseries that is looking for an experience Senior Director of Nursery that has the capability of managing a nursery with 160 to 190 students and 45 staff.  The ideal candidate MUST have experience of the EYFS curriculum.  Having experience of the Montessori is beneficial but not essential.  I am looking for someone that has the expertise to work at an operational level not just an academic level.
Requirements to apply
**Have a degree in Psychology or Early Childhood Studies
**MUst have an established and accredited Montessori qualification/diploma
**Ideally have a management qualification like an M.Ed
**At least 3 years of managing a Montessori
**Be ICT savvy
**Be up to date with modern Montessori practice and pedagogy
**Be a native speaker of English with western training
The interview will initially be conducted over Skype. Should you be shortlisted you will be require to fly to the Emirates to meet the Director in person and have a show-around of the nursery.
The group has nurseries that specialise in EYFS, Montessori, Emillio Reggio and they also have nurseries that allow students to learn multiple languages. Staff hired are combined from overseas and local staff. The nurseries are well furnished and have scope for growth and development.
The Director is seeking someone that is busines savvy and has excellent knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage in addition to knowing how to carry out day-to-day operations of a nursery. 
As a Senior Nursery Director you will be required to 
**Carry out show-around
**Review, create and develope Nursery policies and procedures
**Have knowledge of working with budgets
**Have basic book keeping skills such as P&L and trial balance sheets
**Recruit staff
**Carry out new staff inductions
**Create Montessori Nursery policies and procedures
**Review and develop the curriculum
**Carry out staff appraisals
**Carry out staff INSET's
**Work closely with the Director of the company
**Ensure a sound marketing plan is created and deployed
**Be personable and work well with staff and co-colleagues
**Look to build community links to further promote the Montessori
**Work with outside agencies and organisations
**Use social media to promote the nursery
**Be in charge for overall assessment and data of the students
**Be involved with parent tours
**Develop an integrated bilingual program to offer: French, Arabic, and Chinese
**Attend conferences to further develop and be up to date with Montessori methods
If you have also worked in a nursery setting in the UAE or Middle East before this will be beneficial to your application. Do not hesitate to get your CV to me as we are currently screening all CV's
To be able to work in the United Arab Emirates, you will need to attest your documents. We will be able to help you with this part of the process and guide you every step of the way. This job is ideally suitable for a single female candidate or a married couple with no children as there is no tuition cost provided by the client.
The nursery will require someone with energy to be able to hit the ground running and you will be working very closely with the Director and the Operations Manager to get the nursery in process. 
This is a very exciting role to work for an organisation that is at the cutting edge of Early Childhood development and practice. There will be plenty of scope for growth and development for you.
Apply now to get your next Montessori Manager role through Please review the criteria above before applying to see if you meet the needs.
For more information contact or call me on +44 203 514 1387 to discuss this role further.
ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be conducted for an initial Skype interview. The right candidate will be flown over to the UAE to interview in person.

Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: Degree in Early Childhood with QTS or EYPS status
3 Years
Type of Staff:
Only Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
Newly Qualified Teachers are NOT considered
Prefer candidates with international experience
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
**Your degree MUST be in Early Childhood
**Must have an accredited Montessori qualification
**Singles or teaching couples with NO children are preferred

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary from 75,000 up to 80,000  GBP (British Pound) per annum based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided flights are provided for the employee only
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of the end of service bonus pay is 3 weeks per annum completed and paid at the end of the contract is provided
Contract Length:
3 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
Additional information:
**Bonus scheme based on agreed KPI's  

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