Deputy Head of Junior School (Head of Early Years), Al Ain, UAE

Closing date:Expiring today

Brighton College Al AinAl Ain, UAE

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Junior School at Brighton College Al Ain provides outstanding care and education for young children, from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 5.

Applications are warmly welcomed from excellent practitioners who wish to be considered for the Deputy Head (Head of Early Years) position and a member of the Junior School Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will lead a strong team of teachers and teaching assistants across FS1 and FS2, leading and managing the transition into Year 1. 

The successful candidate will hold a relevant degree, be able to demonstrate a range of teaching and leadership experience and possess a very clear understanding of the characteristics of outstanding teaching and learning.

You will be a proactive and emotionally skilled individual who is a natural team player. In particular, we seek individuals who prefer working in a child-centred environment, who are used to delivering an emergent curriculum and have experience of the principles of a Reggio Emilia Inspired approach. Additionally, we wish to appoint candidates who understand the importance of personalised learning and the need for EYFS focused assessment for learning strategies to ensure all pupils make excellent progress and optimal attainment.

All members of the teaching staff are expected to take part in our admissions process for new pupils and contribute to the wider community life of Brighton College Al Ain. 

Should you be successful in your application, you will join a highly committed, dynamic and supportive teaching team who aspire to excellence in all we do. 

To apply, please complete the application form on the TES webpage where this vacancy appears. You should also attach an up-to-date CV with a covering letter and photograph. 

For further information or queries, please contact the Head Master, Dr Kenneth Greig, at

The closing date for applications is 21st March 2019 but Skype interviews will be arranged as applications are received. The College reserves the right to appoint successful candidates prior to the closing date and so an early application is advantageous.

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More about Brighton College Al Ain
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 101110, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 3 7133 999
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