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Instructor in Early Childhood Education

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-1293

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites applications for an Instructor in the College of Education (CEDU). We are looking for candidates with a Masters in Early Childhood Education or closely related field who can teach on teacher training programmes preparing students to be early years practitioners/teachers of children aged from birth to eight years.

In addition to having a Masters level qualification, the successful candidate should have experience of working with young children in education and/or care settings and have a high level of proficiency in the English language.

Candidates are expected to have:
- A Masters in Early Childhood Education or closely related field;
- the ability to train students to become effective teachers/early years practitioners;
- a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student supervision at the undergraduate level.


Masters in Early Childhood Education or closely related field.

The application package should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed resume and (3) names of two references with contact information. All application documents MUST be in English.

UAEU is based in the city of Al Ain in the Abu Dhabi Emirate. This city is approximately 90 minutes' drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. English is the language of instruction and communication within UAEU.

A generous benefits package is offered to successful applicants, which includes a competitive tax-free salary that is determined according to rank and experience, yearly round-trip air tickets for the instructor and his/her family (spouse and up to three children), tuition support for children's schooling, a one-time settling-in allowance, free housing accommodation, free health care insurance, paid holidays and summer vacation, and an end-of-contract gratuity.

The successful candidate will be expected to join UAEU in August 2022.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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