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UAE Montessori Directress
Permanent vacancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
Private  International , Nursery, Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
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Interview Format:
Face to Face, Telephone, Web Camera,
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Montessori Nursery Manager | Nursery Manager | Early Childhood Business Manager
My client is a leading Early Childhood expert company based in the UAE. It is in the process of opening a NEW Montessori in a PRIME location in Abu Dhabi and is looking for a STRONG, experienced Montessori Manager to join its team

The new nursery has a potential capacity of 400 students and so I am seeking someone that has experience of managing large nursery setups or boutique nurseries.  The Manager will be required to cover all Operational Duties in the nursery as well have strong knowledge of the Montessori philosophy ad methodology.

Nursery Manager Salary Package
**TAX-FREE salary up to 30,000 AED per month
**FREE visa covered
**FREE medical cover
**FREE flights
**Gratuity bonus as per UAE labour law
**Bonus pay on achieving agreed KPI's
**A 2 year contract which is renewable

Nursery Manager Job Description
The Nursery will be purpose-built to cater for students from elite royal families. You will need to be  Nursery Manager that has an EXCELLENT work ethic and you will be required to do the following:
**Ensure policies and procedures are created, maintained and kept up to date
**Carry out recruitment and onboarding of new staff
**Carry out staff CPD
**Ensure you carry out parent show around
**Market the nursery effectively in the community and keep parents informed of updates 
**Responsibility for the daily running and administration of the nursery whilst adhering to the Policies & Procedures, ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation of  the UAE, all within the requirements and guidelines laid down by the National Standards.
**Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
**Having key-holder responsibility.
**Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background; in particular, challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
**Ensuring effective staff recruitment. Supervision of staff and students, conducting regular staff assessments, recognizing training needs, monitoring training and developing teamwork. Organizing regular staff meetings and in-service training. 
**Care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs. 
**Supervision of the planning and preparation of activities to develop all aspects of the child's individual development in a stimulating atmosphere. Ensuring developmental records and observations are kept.
**Ensuring that the preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the nursery playrooms, kitchen and equipment are carried out according to the Policies & Procedures and risk assessments.
**Administration and finance of all nursery activities as directed by Head Office to manage budgets, and keep accurate records of staffing, payroll, banking, petty cash, fundraising and all other activities as requested. Issue of invoices and collection of fees, and meeting agreed on targets.
**Liaison with parents and negotiation of working targets ensuring effective communication within the nursery.
**Ensuring a tier system of management is in place and that duty are delegated fairly. Maintaining staff ratios and ensuring staff are deployed effectively to carry out the correct preparation of bottles and babies' feeds, nappy changes, laundry duties and supervision of meals.
**Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.
**Arranging regular parents' evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings and ensuring effective marketing.
**Ensuring the effective and regular removal of waste materials to the designated store and ensuring regular collection of that waste.
**Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the Area Manager and Managing Director

This is ideal for someone who is located in Dubai as NO accommodation is provided with this package. However, if you are a local hire with experience of working in a nursery setting before this would be better suited. Candidates from overseas are still welcome to apply as the organisation will help you find a suitable place to live once your visa is processed
Nursery Manager Requirements
**A Degree in Early Childhood
**A Masters in Early Childhood is preferred
**A Montessori qualificatin is essential
**At least 3 years management experience
**A native speaker of English
**Up to date with modern standards in an Early Childhood setting
Contact Name: Ash
Telephone number: +44 203 514 1387

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Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Qualification
2 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
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
**Your bachelor's degree MUST be in Early Childhood
**Having a Master's is beneficial to your application
**Experience of teaching in the Middle East is beneficial to your application
**If you have experience of working in an Islamic environment/students is beneficial for you
**Offering a secondary subject, this would help your application
**Singles teachers or teaching couples with NO CHILDREN are preferred

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary from 28,000 up to 30,000  AED (UAE Dirham) per month based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided annual flights are provided for the teacher
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:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
Additional information:
**Bonus pay given based on meeting agreed KPI's 

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