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Head Early Childhood Teacher

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Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Job Type

Full Time


In Person

About the Role

The Ivy Experience:

The Ivy is delighted to announce the launch of our state-of-the-art Early Childhood Education and Care center in Dubai. We invite you to visit our website at to explore the uniquely designed environments that our teams take pride in. This presents a thrilling opportunity to join the inaugural team of The Ivy, where you can contribute your expertise and passion. We are looking for dedicated individuals who will bring creativity and dedication while nurturing, supporting, and guiding children towards their fullest potential.

Our Centre

Located in the heart of Dubai, our center is a beacon of advanced learning designed to blend seamlessly into the vibrant, family-oriented community. The facility caters to a diverse group of students across well-appointed spaces, promoting an inclusive and stimulating atmosphere. With state-of-the-art classrooms and easy accessibility, The Ivy is poised to become a leading institution in early childhood education. The Ivy is both an early childhood education and nursery (ages 0-5) as well as an afterschool program for students (aged 6-17). This position is for the Early Education Program.

Your Role

For Infants & Lower Preschool

- Take day-to-day responsibility for the care and safety of infants and toddlers.
- Develop and implement individual learning and care plans, ensuring a focus on secure attachment.
- Maintain proactive, positive communication with parents daily.

For Upper Preschool

- Provide high-level learning support and care under the guidance of the lead teacher.
- Monitor and report on each child’s progress within the learning environment.
- Facilitate activities that enhance children's language, literacy, and mathematical skills.
- Encourage and support children in becoming independent learners.


- Designing and implementing high-quality educational programs and lessons in line with the Reggio Emilia and Holistic standards.
- Fostering positive outcomes for children and families, guided by the learning outcomes of approved frameworks by The Ivy.
- Building and maintaining strong, supportive relationships between educators and parents.
- Collaborating with teams to create age-appropriate lessons.


  • To thrive at The Ivy, you need:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, or a related field.

    • Proficiency with Reggio-Emilia, EYFS, or other approved learning frameworks.

    • Proven work experience in early childhood education settings.

    • Strong understanding of child development and early childhood best practices.

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    • Ability to work collaboratively in a high-paced, dynamic environment.

    • A passion for innovation in education and a commitment to professional excellence.

    • A Passion and experience for early childhood and education.

    • Full Proficiency in English

    At The Ivy, our values are deeply embedded in our daily interactions and educational practices. If you share these values, we encourage you to apply today.

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About the Company

The Ivy is Dubai's premier Early Childhood Education and Care Center, where excellence in education meets nurturing care in a state-of-the-art environment. Situated in the heart of our vibrant city, The Ivy is committed to providing an inclusive and stimulating educational experience tailored to the unique needs of each child.

At The Ivy, we believe in fostering a love for learning from the earliest stages of development. Our curriculum is grounded in the Reggio Emilia approach, ensuring that education is child-centric, explorative, and dynamic. We integrate the latest research and educational practices to prepare our children not just for school, but for life.

Our team comprises highly qualified educators and childcare professionals who are passionate about creating a positive and enriching environment for our students. Backed by Ivy League expertise and global educational standards, The Ivy is dedicated to setting a new benchmark in early childhood education in Dubai.

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