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Kindergarten Teacher

school
Al Ittihad Private School - Jumeira
location
Dubai , Dubai, United Arab Emirates
housing
As per the school policy
airfair
As per the school policy
Start date
Ongoing
2 years
1
  • Early Childhood
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand

* Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social
skills.
• Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and policies and procedures to maintain order among
students.
• Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
• Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying
needs and interests.
• Read books to entire classes or to small groups.
• Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in
learning activities and in imaginative play.
• Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time
that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
• Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counsellors, and administrators to resolve students'
behavioral and academic problems.
• Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, and to determine their priorities
for their children and their resource needs.
• Prepare children for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to
persevere with challenging tasks.
• Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to
children.
• Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
• Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development such as
games, arts and crafts and storytelling.
• Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic
interests.
• Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent
injuries and damage.
• Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and
discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and SEN Department.
• Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them and selecting activities of
interest to them.
• Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children and activities, as
required by ADEK/KHDA and School.
• Prepare materials, classrooms, and other indoor and outdoor spaces to facilitate creative play,
learning and motor-skill activities, and safety.
• Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of
kindergarten programs.
• Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate children's progress.
• Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
• Organize and label materials and display children's work in a manner appropriate for their sizes and
perceptual skills.
• Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following
approved curricula.
• Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants.
• Prepare for assigned classes, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate
supervisors.
• Utilize different types of technology in the classroom in order to create meaningful learning
experiences for students of all ages.
• Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guests, or other experiential activities, and
guide students in learning from those activities.
• Involve parents and older students in children's activities, in order to facilitate involvement in
focused, complex play.
• Attend professional meetings including staff meetings, educational conferences, and teacher
training workshops in order to maintain and improve performance, and serve on committees as
required.
• Perform break duties as scheduled by the section’s administrators.
• Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, play areas and eating areas and
during the bus timings.
• Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
• Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing
facilities such as restrooms.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Arabian Education Development– Al Ittihad Schools is a well-known and reputable educational provider in the United Arab Emirates, UAE. It operates five different campuses (Al Mamzar, Jumeira, Khalifa City A, Shakhbout, and Al Ain). The schools are equipped with state-of-art facilities and offer an American curriculum that promotes a learning culture where students are committed to academic achievement, social and personal development, and global citizenship. The educational environment continues to empower students to meet future challenges and positively impact their communities.

Al Ittihad Private School–Jumeira/ Dubai opened its doors in 1998. IPS-J is serving a community of over 2600 students and has become one of the premier schools in Dubai offering an American Curriculum. The school follows a standards-based US curricular program (California Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and MOE standards) from Pre-K to Grade 12 designed to prepare students for post-secondary education. IPS-J is an inclusive school offering a learning support program, which enables the admissions of a managed number of students requiring learning support at each grade level.

IPS-J promotes high academic standards, global citizenship, and responsibility within a supportive learning community that is deeply grounded in UAE’s rich heritage and culture. We offer a student-centered approach to learning and teaching. Our curriculum allows students to develop and commit to the understanding, skills, and dispositions of global citizenship, leadership, creativity, innovation, and sustainability. STREAM is integrated into the curriculum across all grade levels. 

The modern, appropriately equipped, well-maintained, and beautifully built IPS-Jumeira campus sprawls on almost 1,000,000 sq. ft. of land situated in Jumeira, Dubai-UAE. It comprises five purpose-built, large, modern academic buildings for Kindergarten, Elementary, and High School -Boys and Girls Sections, and an administration building.

Our staff members hail from a variety of countries and varies from brand-new teachers to those who have been with IPSJ for more than 20 years.  We have a strong PD program, highlighted by our TeamWork Tuesday PD sessions twice a month and encourage staff growth, collaboration and development.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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