Assistant Teacher

Position Title:

Assistant Teacher

Reports to:
Classroom Teacher
Position Overview:

The assistant teacher will work collaboratively with the teacher and the team to support a program that is stimulating and challenging for each individual child

Position Responsibilities and Functions:
  • Foster a supportive and respectful learning environment which enhances children’s learning through play and through the development of relationships inspired by the ELC’s vision.
  • Responsible to plan and prepare materials for activities & display boards for current and forthcoming topics.
  • Give presentations and Instruct children in the correct use and care of equipment and materials in order to prevent injury and or damage.
  • To work with the teacher to organize and lead activities to promote all areas of development, cognitive, literacy, math, social and emotional, physical, creativity and understanding the world
  • Assists in the implementation and the maintaining of the daily routine in the classroom.
  • Responsible to teach basic personal hygiene, proper eating habits and social skills.
  • Act as classroom teacher if and when needed especially in the absence of teacher, following the lesson plan and regular academic routine.
  • Assist with photocopying and laminating of teaching materials; and assist in labelling children’s work and displays.
  • Assist teacher to adhere to the class timetable; and to re-enforce learning concepts.
  • Assist teacher to prepare, plan, deliver effective teaching and learning programs and observe, assess and document children’s progress.
  • Ensure that the health and safety of the children is maintained AT ALL TIMES in keeping with the child protection and safety policy.
  • Assist in preparation of children’s reports and portfolios for parents each term.
  • Establish and maintain a learning environment both indoors and outdoors that is stimulating and provides a wide range of resources and materials that the children can utilise to develop individual and group projects.
  • Undertake domestic jobs within the ELC when required; tidying equipment, bathroom duties (hand washing, changing nappies and general bathroom hygiene) preparation and assistance with snack times.
Minimum skills:
  • Working knowledge and understanding of early childhood development and education
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • First Aid trained
Preferred Education:
  • BA in education or related degree/diploma
  • Early years certifications: Cache Level 2 Certified or Montessori Diploma
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience working with children

If you feel you are suitable for this role, please forward your CV to hr@creakids.ae 

The Sustainable City Nursery:

Hours: Sun – Thurs: 8am – 6pm
*except holidays

Phone: 04 240 6728

Email: nursery@creakids.ae

Ibn Battuta ELC:

Hours: Sun – Thu: 8am – 6pm
*except holidays

Phone: 04 368 4130

Email: elc@creakids.ae

Ibn Battuta Play Zone

Hours: Daily 10am – 10pm


Phone: 04 361 9315

Email: playzone@creakids.ae