Deputy Head of Early Years and Curriculum Coordinator, Dubai

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The Children's Garden, Al BarshaDubai

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Living in the UAE

With year-round sunshine, a tax-free salary and endless career development opportunities, Dubai is one of the major players in the international teaching market. Whether you enjoy spending your weekends dune bashing and cycling the desert tracks, or indulging in some retail therapy before a dip in the sea - Dubai has it all. Its a great place to develop yourself professionally, while enjoying an enriching life outside of the workplace. At Taaleem we are proud and privileged to operate some of the leading schools in the UAE, led by outstanding teachers from all over the world. Our schools are located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, catering to the British, IB and American curricula, so we always look for a diverse and inspiring teaching body who are looking to help educate and develop the future generations. 

The Childrens Garden Barsha 

The Childrens Garden (TCG) is a multi-lingual pre-school that provides a caring, friendly and fun environment for 2 to 6 year olds in Dubai in Al Barsha 2.
TCG is a nurturing, homely and creative environment which offers not only a gentle introduction to social life beyond the family but also helps each child to develop independence and fulfil their potential.

TCG offers a multi-lingual Early Years Programme which ensures that students gain invaluable exposure to languages, movement, music, the arts, literacy and numeracy. It also encourages children to play and explore, to discover and grow, to persevere, learn and understand. 

Who are we?

As a Taaleem teacher you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means 'education' in Arabic) was established in 2004 and now has 9,000 students attending our 11 international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Taaleem is also one of the Middle Easts leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and IBCP. We began training in 2009 and have enrolled over 3500 participants to date.

We recruit the very best international teachers who can deliver our international curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

What do we look for?

Due to KHDA regulations, we require our teachers to have one of the following:

  • Related experience preferable in a school setting working with Early Years age children. 
  • Should have previous experience of leadership in other roles or as a previous DHT.
  • Should have considerable experience in teaching EYs and in managing a class and teaching Early Years curricular. 

Aside from your qualifications, personality is very important, we look for inspirational teachers who leave a lasting impression on students for years to follow. If you’re able to demonstrate outstanding standards of teaching and learning, with a passionate, enthusiastic, creative and dynamic attitude then we want to hear from you!

The Role:

The DHT, Curriclum Corrodinator is to lead the academics of the school on a day to day basis in conjunction with the Principal. To assist in shaping the future of the school and to ensure high quality outcomes for children in all year groups. The should be instrumental in the daily running of the academics of school life and ensure that teams are all doing what is expected of them in a professional, happy manor. They should have the autonomy and proactiveness to make decisions and lead within what has been agreed at SLT level and need very little day to day management from the Principal. The should be the first point of contact for teachers for any issues, queries or concerns after their immediate team leader. The should lead the learning in school in every aspect alongside the Principal.  

What we offer:

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure our teachers are equipped to provide students with the best possibly educational experience.

Taaleem provides excellent, high quality purpose built accommodation for teaching staff equipped with gym, pool and all amenities. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, medical insurance, free child places within selected schools and an annual flight allowance along with great corporate discounts with many service providers in Dubai.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to

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More about The Children's Garden, Al Barsha
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 5 years
Address: Corner Road 43 and 36B Street, Al Barsha 2, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 399 0160
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Living in the UAE

With year-round sunshine, a tax-free salary and endless career development opportunities, Dubai is one of the major players in the international teaching market. Whether you enjoy spending your weekends dune bashing and cycling the ...