Urgent Hiring for Nursery Manager / Nursery Head 1. 100 - 200 Employees
2. Abu Dhabi, UAE
Responsibilities and Duties
Main responsibilities To promote the social, academic, moral, physical and emotional development of each child in the safe, caring and stimulating environment of the school.
To work as the DSL for the EYFS To support the Headteacher on all occasions. Keep the Headteacher up to date with ongoing developments in person and / or in writing.
Initiate, manage, monitor and evaluate change within the EYFS team - (Nursery, Pre Reception and Reception) in order to improve practice.
To oversee all of the foundation stage and to ensure continuity and progression between Foundation Stage and KS1. Facilitate equality of provision (resources and teaching) across the whole EYFS team.
Manage the organisation, maintenance and provision of materials, resources, equipment and furnishings within the team, being responsible for ordering within the allocated budget To act as a full member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) representing the interests of the Nursery, Pre Reception and Reception children, staff and parents.
To promote a safe, stimulating and caring Early Years learning environment and to work with the team to provide high quality care and to promote and maintain high standards of good professional practice.
Set priorities and coordinate action plans for the Nursery, Pre Reception & Reception classes that lead to the best educational experience for the children.
Be prepared to use personal experience and expertise to support and advise in any class where needed. To be responsible for updating all of the Foundation Stage Policy's and Handbooks and risk assessments.
Support the marketing and admissions team and maintain positive links and promote the facility in the local community. Effectively communicate information to prospective families and provide guidance and reassurance to families.
Work with the Head Teacher in the appointment, allocation and development of staff and to make the most effective use of their skills, expertise and experience.
To work in a supervisory capacity with the Early Years Pre Reception, Nursery and Reception teachers to provide high quality reports and provide relevant detail of children's progress.
Maintain links with the Essex County Council Early Years Team via cluster meetings / Early Years staff training. To keep abreast of current thinking by attending courses and continuing your own professional development.
Build relationships and visit other EYFS settings. Foster a team spirit amongst the staff. Provide training opportunities for all of the Early Years team.
To identify and support further continued professional development within the Early Years Team. Any other duties the Head Teacher deems necessary.
Management Communication and Organisation To implement the Framework for the Early Years and Foundation Stage. To lead and support staff in delivering the Early Years curriculum through 'Development Matters'.
To promote and facilitate multiagency working with the LEA SENCO, health professionals and other multi agency staff. To supervise the assessment of the children and moderate the half term and full term data on 'Tapestry' and Scholarpack To attend KS1 staff meetings and whole school staff meetings.
Set agendas, lead and cascade weekly team meetings to the EYFS team. To ensure staff attend relevant training and keep them up to date with best practice and current government policies.
To ensure that adequate resources are made available to the Nursery / Foundation Stage. To recruit, interview and appoint new staff to the Early Years setting when needed.
To lead a programme of induction for new staff. To liaise with the school Marketing Manager to meet the FTE requirements on a termly basis.
To report the EYFS profile results to the local authority. Arrange cover for staff absences. To oversee the pupil Progress Check at age two years.
To observe, performance manage and support the Early Years Team. To develop a close partnership with parents and to keep them informed of the work of the setting.
To make parents feel they are part of the Maldon Court family. Provide welcome information events at the start of new academic years and welcome packs.
Ensure there are other regular events for parents to participate in.eg Mother's Day Tea, Father's day afternoon and Teddy Bear's Picnic.
To complete a morning welcome at to ensure visibility to parents and children. To complete a daily gate duty at 3.20-3.40pm to allow for continuous visibility for the Reception and Nursery parents and to allow for a warm goodbye at the end of the EYFS school day.
To make sure parents / carers are kept fully informed with settling in visits and Transition arrangements. Ensure parents are included in record keeping monitoring and reviewing the progress of their child by promoting parent partnership.
To coordinate self-evaluation and quality improvement programmes for the Early Years Foundation Stage. Continue working towards completing the SEF documentation required for the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
To have a full contribution to the School Development Plan and produce yearly action plans. Take a lead role in the performance management of staff within the team, following up areas for development in order to improve practice.
Liaise with other team co-ordinators to ensure continuity and progression. Contribute to school development plan, write a review of progress against the plans original objectives and success criteria.
Ensure that the Early Years team work together effectively and efficiently, by providing excellent organisational ability, leadership and management skills Having a detailed and thorough knowledge of The Early Years Curriculum.
To motivate, inspire, challenge and support staff and pupils by; Leading by example and setting high expectations Embracing and personally demonstrating the school's ethos, vision and values, expecting the same of all staff and pupils.
Having a commitment to team work demonstrating this positively through clear, professional communication, valuing every member of the school community and collaborative working.
Showing an enthusiastic and positive approach to putting into practice new initiatives, motivating and inspiring others, to 'have a go' and then be evaluative.
Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, s / he must report any concerns to the School's Child Protection Officer / Designated Safeguarding Lead.
1. Excellent communication skills, 2. Fluent in Arabic, 3. Tech Savvy
Required Experience and Qualifications
1. Minimum 2 + Years of experience as Nursery Manager / Nursery Head
2. EYFS Cache level 5 certified
4. Fluent in Arabic
5. Currently residing in UAE Job Type : Full-time Salary : AED9,000.00 to AED13,000.00 / month Experience :