Director of Sport, Al Ain, UAE

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Brighton College Al AinAl Ain, UAE

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

 We are looking to appoint an outstanding practitioner to lead our Physical Education Department in furthering the culture of excellence that has been established across both the Junior and Senior schools.

Brighton College boasts sporting facilities that are unrivalled anywhere in the region, including a multipurpose sports hall and a 25-metre swimming pool. The IAAF-approved athletics track is the only one of its kind in Al Ain, and was used by Olympic medalists Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee as a training base ahead of their preparations for the Abu Dhabi triathlon. Our vision is to propel pupils of Physical Education to rates of progress that are equal to those of the finest schools in the world. The Department is swiftly becoming a beacon of outstanding progress by creating and developing a culture of excellence in everything it does.

Applications are invited from first rate Physical Education practitioners who hold a relevant degree, at least two years of teaching experience and a clear understanding of teaching at Key Stages 1-3, (I)GCSE with a view to examining possibilities for A-level provision. We are looking for candidates who blend creativity and rigour, are highly committed and possess excellent organisational and communication skills.

Many of our full-time teachers are also House Tutors. All members of the teaching staff are expected to provide extra-curricular activities and will also be required to contribute to the wider community life of the College.

Brighton College Al Ain offers a highly competitive tax free salary, medical insurance, an end-of-service gratuity, free housing, free annual flights for the family and free school places for children.

To apply please click on the ‘Apply Now’ icon on the TES webpage where this vacancy appears. You should complete the application form and attach an up-to-date CV with a covering letter and photograph.

For further information or queries, please contact the Head Master, Dr. Ken Greig, at The closing date for applications is 8th February 2018 but Skype interviews will be arranged as applications are received. The College reserves the right to appoint successful candidates prior to the closing date and so an early application is advantageous.

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More about Brighton College Al Ain
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 101110, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 3 7133 999
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