United Arab Emirates (AE) - Abu Dhabi
Up to £ 24,000 per annum
22 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Nursery Teacher
Assistant, Teaching
Full Time
Contract Type

Purpose of Post:

  1. To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting. 
  2. To give support to their staff within the setting.
  3. To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn. 
  4. To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.


Main Duties:

  • To effectively deliver the EYFS ensuring that the individual needs and interest of children in the setting are met (in conjunction with other team members)
  • To keep daily and weekly records of children’s development and learning journeys which are shared with parents, carers and other key adults in the child’s life.
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team.
  • To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate day-to-day caring and early learning needs.
  • To ensure the provision is of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children having an awareness of any disabilities, family cultures and medical histories.
  • To advise manager of any concerns, e.g. over children, parents, the safety of the environment, preserving confidentiality as necessary.
  • To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, parent events,etc
  •  To be flexible within working practices of the setting, undertaking other responsible duties where needed.
  • To work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the setting’s philosophy   is fulfilled.
  •  To read, understand and adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to your role and the safe running of the setting. 
  • To develop your role within the team, especially with regard to being a key person
  • To keep completely confidential any information regarding the children, their families or other staff that is acquired as part of the job.
  • To be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times, both in work hours and outside.
  • To support nursery teaching assistance.
  • To ensure good standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained at all times.
  • To take part in in house and external training and implementing within the setting.


Personnel Specification – Nursery Teacher

Education and Training

  1. Minimum of a relevant and recognised Level 3 qualification
  2. Evidence of ongoing personal development training
  3. Desire to continue with professional development
  4. SENCO Training
  5. Recent Paediatric First Aid certificate
  6. Basic Food Hygiene


  1. Experience in working with children
  2. Experience of working in an early years setting
  3. Experience of implementation of EYFS
  4. Experience of working in partnership with parents

General and Special Knowledge

  1. Knowledge of legislation relevant to Early Years such as EYFS, SEN, safeguarding, Childcare Act 2006
  2. Knowledge of Child Development and children’s needs
  3. Ability to work with parents/carers/families to encourage partnership working

Skills and Abilities

  1. Ability to communicate well with adults and children
  2. Ability to work as part of a team
  3. Ability to write legibly
  4. Good presentation skills
  5. Possess a level of general computer literacy with a range of IT skills
  6. Good organisational skills Ability to demonstrate creative abilities

Any Additional Factors

  1. Understanding of Equal Opportunities
  2. Awareness of Health & Safety and practical Hygiene issues
  3. Ability, flexibility and willingness to take on other responsibilities or duties as deemed necessary

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