Vacancy Details

6043 - Early Years Support Practitioner

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 20-Feb-2020
About the Role

Early Years Support Practitioner

  • Support Early Years Practitioners in the daily care, supervision and learning and development of children, as assigned.
  • Run small group activities inside or outside the classroom as directed by the Early Years Practitioner.
  • Inform Section Leader and/or Early Years Practitioners of any issues or complaints from parents.
  • Prepare and tidy up classroom activities and support with the cleanliness of classrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and work areas as relevant to the care and education assignment.Mount work displays and assist with preparation of displays.
  • Assist children in the use of bathroom facilities and provide intimate care for children who are not yet toilet independent.
  • Be responsible for covering c lass for short periods of time in emergency situations. Ensure the safety and comfort of children is a priority always.
  • Ensure the Little GEMS policies, procedures, and codes of conduct are followed always.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by direct & dotted reporting line managers/supervisors
  • Tidy and rearrange stock cupboards and distribute new stock as required.
  • Ensure tact, confidentiality and discretion always.Maintain confidential information and ensure information pertaining to students and the School is not shared or discussed without the approval of the Early Years Practitioner or Section Leader.
  • Initiate effort and energy beyond the typical work day, where tasks require additional commitment.
  • Develop familiarity with relevant aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework.

 Skills and Experience:

  • Completion of secondary education as a minimum.
  • Good organisational skills and an ability to work under pressure.Good English language skills including reading, writing, speaking.A willing ability to multi task.
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar position.

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
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.