The Ministry of Education (MOE) has over 150 government kindergartens and 650 registered private nurseries within the UAE. In order to raise standards in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector the MOE needs a specialist team to develop, implement and evaluate the impact of the new reform in the Early Childhood Sector.
The role of the ECEC Expert is to support the ECEC Committee to develop and implement effective 0-6 quality standards and measure the impact on outcomes for children. Their responsibility is to provide professional leadership, management and advice to this sector.
The job specifications are listed below. (This is an overview of the role and is not exhaustive. All post holders will not routinely undertake all functions. The MOE reserves the right to assign other duties commensurate with the grade as required.)
Quality assure teaching and learning resources, equipment and furniture and develop informative guidance on the effective use thereof.
Assess the quality of teaching and learning, the quality of the learning environment, the effectiveness of the implementation of the curriculum and the quality of leadership in kindergartens.
Develop appropriate observational assessment tools to assess children’s levels of achievement against child development curriculum outcomes.
Conduct support visits to kindergartens to provide bespoke advice on developmentally appropriate practice to leaders and teaching personnel.
Identify training needs and design appropriate training materials including tasks for the learning communities, projects for leaders, themed workshops, training materials and videos.
Develop publishable materials including curriculum framework guidance, teacher’s guides, assessment tools and moderation exemplification.
Participate in developing national guidelines or policies as required including teacher and school leader evaluations, internal quality assurance and school improvement procedures.
Design and implement effective intervention strategies to improve the quality of provision in Early Childhood settings.
Participate in designing, implementing and evaluating progress against departmental targets.
Contribute to the development and improvement of the department including proposing innovative and creative solutions and new initiatives.
Share best practice with colleagues within the team and provide support as necessary.
Use knowledge and expertise to support other departments in reviewing applications for new private nurseries, government entity nurseries and schools.
Represent the MOE locally, regionally and nationally on departmental visits as required.
Demonstrate and embed the MOE’s core values, including achieving excellence, and behaving with integrity at all times.
An Early Childhood Education and Care Expert requires:
A minimum of ten years’ experience in a senior role within a school or Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) setting.
Teaching or Early Childhood Education and Care experience for a minimum of 3 years.
Experience in one or more of the following field in the Early Childhood Setting:
International and national assessments and moderation of outcomes
Quality Improvement and support
Teacher training and certification
Accreditation and evaluation
Writing regulations, laws, bylaws and decrees
Required Professional Attributes:
Masters Degree or PhD in a relevant subject - Education or Early Childhood Education and Care.
Qualified as teacher or ECEC professional.
Salary & Packages:
Leadership and management skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work to tight deadlines.
Strong decision-making skills.
Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
IT skills including data analysis and working with online platforms.
Committed to continued professional development.
Self-reflective and proactive attitude with a positive disposition.
Creative and innovative.
Driving license and willingness to travel.
TAX-FREE SALARY AED 35000 to AED 45000
FREE Visa for employee only (employee can sponsor the family after joining)
FREE Medical for teacher, spouse and up to 3 children
One Time-Flight in an out of the country
A 2 year contract
Interested Candidates to submit their Cv's to Abdulla at email@example.com
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Minimum Application Requirements
Minimum Qualification Requirement:
M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelors Degree with a PGCE/PGDE (QTS)
Type of Staff:
Male or 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
Teachers with a degree but no teaching qualification are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
Non-western trained teachers who have worked in an international educational institute before are NOT accepted
A salary from 35000 up to 45000
AED (UAE Dirham) per month
based on experience and qualification,
Housing allowance of Included in the Salary
AED (UAE Dirham) provided
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided for the teacher only
Bereavement leave given
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount of 21 days for each year completed is provided
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
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a genuine requirement for the post, under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
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