Career Opportunities


AKELC English Teacher

An exceptional Early Years English Teacher is sought for a high calibre early learning centre in Dubai that has a Nursery and Preschool Programme. The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) is a small boutique nursery and preschool, with a staff of 25, serving approximately 100 children, ages 1-4 years. This exemplary early learning centre can be viewed at www.akelcdubai.org. The AKELC, Dubai is supported by the global network of the Aga Khan Education Services www.akdn.org.

The purpose-built facilities in Oud Metha are modern, well maintained, and provide children and teachers with exceptional teaching and learning spaces. This position at the AKELC is a new teaching position with competitive conditions of employment. The suitable candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (preferred) or Education, OR Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of a Cache Level 3 (as per Ministry of Education requirements),
  • A minimum of 3 years of teaching in an early childhood education programme,
  • Competent in all aspects of early childhood teaching and learning,
  • Competent in dealing with conflict resolution/positive behaviour management,
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff,
  • Excellent time management, organisational and interpersonal skills,
  • Excellent oral and written language proficiency in English; current IT skills and expertise,
  • Be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid Certification

The salary and benefits will depend on the appropriate expertise and qualifications.

Only those with the above expertise who have proven themselves to be motivated, passionate early childhood professionals with a vision of excellence will be considered.

For more information or to submit the required documents please email Irnesa Hodzic at irnesa.hodzic@akelcdubai.org. Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Required documents for consideration of the position

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter of interest and expertise
  3. Names and contact details of 3 professional references

AKELC Arabic Assistant Teacher

An exceptional Early Years Arabic Assistant Teacher is sought for a high calibre early learning centre in Dubai that has a Nursery and Preschool Programme. The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) is a small boutique nursery and preschool, with a staff of 25, serving approximately 100 children, ages 1-4 years. This exemplary early learning centre can be viewed at www.akelcdubai.org. The AKELC, Dubai is supported by the global network of the Aga Khan Education Services www.akdn.org.

The purpose-built facilities in Oud Metha are modern, well maintained, and provide children and teachers with exceptional teaching and learning spaces. This position at the AKELC is a new position with competitive conditions of employment. The suitable candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Early Childhood Education or related field preferred, OR Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of a Cache Level 2 (as per Ministry of Education requirements),
  • A minimum of 2 years of working in an early childhood education programme,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff,
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
  • Excellent time management, organisational and interpersonal skills,
  • Excellent oral and written language proficiency in English and Arabic; current IT skills,
  • Be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid Certification

The salary and benefits will depend on the appropriate expertise and qualifications.

Only those with the above expertise who have proven themselves to be motivated, passionate early childhood professionals with a vision of excellence will be considered.

For more information or to submit the required documents please email Irnesa Hodzic at irnesa.hodzic@akelcdubai.org. Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Required documents for consideration of the position

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter of interest and expertise
  3. Names and contact details of 3 professional references

AKELC Teaching Assistant

An exceptional Early Years Teaching Assistant is sought for a high calibre early learning centre in Dubai that has a Nursery and Preschool Programme. The Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC) is a small boutique nursery and preschool, with a staff of 25, serving approximately 100 children, ages 1-4 years. This exemplary early learning centre can be viewed at www.akelcdubai.org . The AKELC, Dubai is supported by the global network of the Aga Khan Education Services www.akdn.org .

The purpose-built facilities in Oud Metha are modern, well maintained, and provide children and teachers with exceptional teaching and learning spaces. This position at the AKELC is a new position with competitive conditions of employment. The suitable candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Early Childhood Education or related field preferred, OR Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of a Cache Level 2 (as per Ministry of Education requirements),
  • A minimum of 2 years of working in an early childhood education programme,
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff,
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
  • Excellent time management, organisational and interpersonal skills,
  • Team player and flexibility with work,
  • Excellent oral and written language proficiency in English; current IT skills,
  • Be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid Certification

The salary and benefits will depend on the appropriate expertise and qualifications.

Only those with the above expertise who have proven themselves to be motivated, passionate early childhood professionals with a vision of excellence will be considered.

For more information or to submit the required documents please email Irnesa Hodzic at irnesa.hodzic@akelcdubai.org. Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Required documents for consideration of the position

  1. CV
  2. Cover letter of interest and expertise
  3. Names and contact details of 3 professional references