Nursery Leadership Team

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Nursery Leadership Team

A good nursery is made up of good staff whose talents, morale, teamwork and professional competence are of vital importance. Due to our commitment to safeguard and develop children, staff are experienced and trained to meet children’s individual, emotional and developmental needs.
We ensure the continuous professional development for all staff at Emirates British Nursery through the Senior Training Coordinator who oversees all staff training. At Emirates British Nursery we recognise that it is our staff members that make us successful and that to offer the very best care and education we must continuously involve our team in our vision.
Head Mistress EBN

Dawn Rose

Area Headmistress

Dawn moved to Dubai from the UK 18 years ago. With over 12 years’ experience working in the early childhood sector and the EYFS curriculum, her experience and leadership as Area Headmistress is an asset to Emirates British Nursery. She studied at the University of East London, successfully graduating with a BA Honours in Early Childhood Studies and holds a Cache level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young Peoples Management Pathway (QCF). During her time at Emirates British Nursery, she successfully managed the Motor City and Mirdif nursery branches which lead to her appointment as Area Headmistress in May 2020. Dawn is happily married with two children and in her spare time, she enjoys quality family time and taking her two dogs to the Dubai desert.
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HeadMistress – Zoe Lewer

With 13 years in the Early Years education sector, Zoe’s aim is to facilitate and stimulate an enriched learning environment for each individual child. Zoe studied at Kingston University London and graduated with a Ba Honours in Early Years Teaching and Learning. Where she learnt different ethos and methodologies that will contribute to supporting staff and children to create those unique child-led learning opportunities and create ever lasting memories. Zoe is happily married and has two children.

Motto: “The children are at the core of all that we do, and we provide an enabling environment to encourage them to flourish. ”

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Dubai Motor City

HeadMistress – Emma Taylor

Emma relocated to the UAE in 2009 after completing a BA (Hons) in Primary Education (Early Years) at the University of Winchester. She has previously worked for the Ministry of Education in Abu Dhabi and, most recently, as Head of Kindergarten with GEMS Education here in UAE. Emma is passionate about Early Years education and focuses on promoting a safe, welcoming learning environment for young children. Outside of work, Emma is currently completing a Masters of Educational Leadership, which will enhance her skills as a leader and allow her to further develop the amazing team at Emirates British Nursery.

Motto: “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education” (Martin Luther King, Jr)

Felicity Corbett

Dubai Silicon Oasis

HeadMistress – Felicity Corbett

Felicity has been living in Dubai for 12 years and working in the education sector for over 20 years in the Middle East, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and South America. With the motivation to educate rather than lecture, she started her career with the ambition to improve learning with effective and diverse methodologies. Passionate about education, her priority has always been to inspire children and guide them through their personal and learning journeys.

Motto: “In education, you have to be passionate, love what you do and give something of yourself every day to inspire those around you.”

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The Villa Dubai

HeadMistress – Aisling Seery

With 14 years’ experience in Early Years Education and Management, Aisling thrives on discovering how a child’s mind comprehends the world around them. Over the years she has worked as an Early Years Teacher and Manager and has the strong belief that every child is unique. Aisling aims to ensure children have a safe, educational, loving and thriving environment to grow and explore in.
Aisling views the early years environment as the foundation for each child. She considers the environment as a family; all working in partnership to ensure the best is given to each child.

She holds a BA Honours Degree in Early Years Education and a Fetac Level 6 in Management. Through her education and experience, she has learnt various methodologies to support children, parents and staff. She is looking forward to applying her experience and ethos for the benefit of the children and families at The Villa nursery branch.

“All children are unique and are born with natural curiosity. They should be given endless opportunities to play and learn”.