Director of Sport, Abu Dhabi

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Amity International School - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi

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Start date: Mid Aug 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Amity International School is a fast-growing successful and ambitious school set in a modern 15 acre campus on the coast of Abu Dhabi. Founded in 2015, the school has a total population of over 1,200 pupils and will eventually cater for the full age range from 3 to 18 years.  

The Amity Education Group, to which the school belongs, was established more than 20 years ago. The group has an enrolment of c.100,000 students, 17 top-ranked schools and pre-schools, several universities with campuses in Dubai, India, London, Singapore, Mauritius, China and Romania, all offering globally benchmarked education from nursery to Ph.D. level. 

Amity International School is seeking to appoint a highly qualified, passionate Director of Sport to lead a Sports department with a growing reputation. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and enthusiastic individual, able to motivate all those within the Amity community to engage in sport and physical activity. The new Director of Sport will be a gifted and experienced teacher, innovative thinker and confident leader with excellent people management skills, who will be able to oversee the continued success of the department and lead on a strategic vision for the future of Sport at Amity.

Amity International School offers a competitive salary and other benefits including accommodation, end of service gratuity, healthcare, flights and use of the school's extensive sports facilities including the 50m pool and learning pool, tennis courts, gyms, climbing, football, athletics, sailing and other water sports facilities. For more information please visit the school website (https://amityabudhabi.com/)

 Applicants should submit a completed application form, CV including a professional photo, and a letter of application. Please also include a passport copy and a scanned copy of your degree certificate(s). 

Please send completed applications to careers@amityabudhabi.ae or apply through the TES directly. Start date for this position will be mid-August 2019. 

Interviews will be conducted in Abu Dhabi, London or via Skype shortly after the closing date. 

We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible. 

The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom he/she comes into contact. They must ensure compliance with the School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. This appointment will be subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service and with past employers. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: E10, Exit 39, Al Bahya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 250 39000
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