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Early Childhood Education & Care Expert
Permanent vacancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
STJ37682
Type:
Public  National , Nursery, Primary & Secondary School
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:

Description



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. 

Job Description:

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.
Job Requirements:

  • 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
  • Curriculum Design
  • Leadership training
  • Quality Improvement and support
  • Teacher training and certification
  • Accreditation and evaluation
  • Writing regulations, laws, bylaws and decrees

Education Requirements:
 
  • Masters Degree or PhD in a relevant subject - Education or Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Qualified as teacher or ECEC professional.

Required Professional Attributes:
  • 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.
Salary & Packages:

TAX FREE SALARY AED 35000 to AED 45000
FREE Visa.
FREE Medical.
One Time Flight.

Interested Candidates to submit their Cv's to Abdulla at ak@seekteachers.com

Minimum Application Requirements

Qualification:
Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelors Degree with a PGCE/PGDE (QTS)
Experience:
10 Years
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

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary from 35000 up to 45000  AED (UAE Dirham) per month based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
Housing:
Housing allowance of Included in the Salary  AED (UAE Dirham) provided
Medical:
State/Public medical provided
Flights:
Flight(s) provided for the teacher only
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of 21 days for each year completed is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

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60
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Please Note: The job description and requirements above have come directly from the employer and not from SeekTeachers. This is an overseas position with different cultural beliefs and a segregated learning policy and as such it satisfies the criteria of a genuine requirement for the post, under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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