Vacancy Details

4913 - Foundation Stage 1 Class Teacher - Maternity Cover

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 30-Sep-2019
About the Role

Little GEMS International Al Barsha are seeking to appoint an Early Years Practitioner for a Foundation Stage 1 class maternity cover until December. Candidates should hold a Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education such as NNEB, CACHE, NVQ as minimum. Education/teaching degree such as PGCE or QTS are desirable.

This is an exciting position to join our outstanding team of early years educators in a purpose built early years environment which may lead to a full time role.

The Post

Foundation Stage 1 Class Teacher - Maternity Cover

  • To deliver high quality Early Years Care and Education to children aged 0 to 4 years using the Early Years Foundation Stage as a framework.To meet UK statutory welfare requirements and local Ministry of Education regulations. To ensure that every child reaches his or her full potential and to contribute to the wider pre-school community.
  • Plan and deliver quality lessons to motivate students. Create and utilize appropriate materials and the classroom environment to cater for different learning styles.
  • Show written evidence of planning and preparation on request. Establish and maintain records of curriculum and year plans, attendance, teaching resources, assessment plans etc.
  • Teach students assigned according to their individual needs using appropriate teaching strategies that meet student needs and abilities
  • Set and mark work. Assess, record and report on the academic development, progress and attainment of students and use assessment to ensure the curriculum meets the individual student’s needs.
  • Display competence in using media and technology in the classroom.
  • Participate in appraisal and Performance Management procedures and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • Communicate and meet with parents regularly promoting the GEMS philosophy and core values; keep parents regularly informed of students’ progress while respecting the confidentiality of student-related information.


Skills & Experience:

  • Skilled practitioner with solid commitment to teaching and learning and strong knowledge of the early years.  Excellent communication skills, able to build relationships with students and colleagues and contribute to wider school life
  • Two years' Early Years’ teaching experience. 



About Your Benefits
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School
Little GEMS International Established in the Summer of 2013, Little GEMS International Pre-school has served the Dubai community by introducing ‘Educare’ to the early education landscape for children from the ages of 1-4 years old. Conceptualised and designed by Early Years specialists, Little GEMS International Pre-school strives to raise the standard of Early Years Education in the UAE by using the latest research to provide a world class educational programme, adhering to international and UAE standards of best practice in the Early Years.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.