Faculty Leader (Sports and Outdoor Education), Switzerland

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Collège Alpin Beau Soleil SASwitzerland

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Job Reference : 004125

College Alpin Beau Soleil is a world renowned boarding school located in the heart of the Swiss Alps.  We welcome students from around the world, offering them the chance to follow either an international or French curriculum pathway.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher to join our team as Faculty Leader (Sports and Outdoor Education). This is a new post which will help to shape and refine the quality of student experience in and beyond the classroom. As a Faculty Leader, you will have a key role to play in driving forward the quality of academic provision and helping us to deliver our promise of providing outstanding educational outcomes and exciting experiences for every student.

Highly visible, ambitious and professional, full time members of our team, Faculty Leaders will inspire students and staff through their high expectations, passion for learning and dedication to raising achievement.

As Faculty Leader (Sports and Outdoor Education), you will lead the delivery and development of a wide ranging Physical Education, Sports and Outdoor Education provision at College Alpin Beau Soleil.  Promoting a challenging and inclusive programme with opportunities to develop physical and mental skills and an appreciation of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and a collaborative approach to physical activity. Your passion for Sport and Outdoor Education will inspire and motivate students and colleagues alike.

Supported by a Second in Faculty, you will take responsibility for: curriculum delivery, teaching and learning, student achievement, training and development.  Working collaboratively with the Assistant Head (Academic), other Faculty Leaders and key members of the academic and pastoral teams, you will help us to build an aspirational culture committed to ongoing improvement.

With some experience of middle leadership and the desire to develop your career and that of others, you will   be eager to learn, collaborate and innovate.   Amongst other things, you’ll be well organised, have a good sense of humour and will want to participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life. Due to our geographical location, sports during the winter term from January – April are focussed on skiing.  It is important that applicants for this post have an advanced level of skiing, preferably with instructing or race coaching qualifications.

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, College Alpin Beau Soleil is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools. This means you’ll be joining an international team in which thoughts and ideas are shared around the globe as we strive to make our schools the very best in the world. You will have the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education and professional development.

In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality all-round boarding education you will enjoy a competitive salary, and places in the school for your children. You will also have the opportunity to live and work in the stunningly beautiful Swiss Alpine ski resort of Villars-sur-Ollon.

Here at College Alpin Beau Soleil, we are a close knit team who are proud of our school and boarding community. We educate 240 young people of more than 50 nationalities, preparing them for their future as global citizens. If you’d like to be a part of our on-going success, please get in touch; we’d love to hear from you.

Find out more about us at www.beausoleil.ch

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should be made online and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees.

https://www.nordangliaeducation.jobs/DisplayJob.aspx?jobid=4452

The closing date for applications is Friday 23 February.

Early applications are strongly encouraged. Successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or Skype. A second round of interviews will take place soon afterwards at the school.

College Alpin Beau Soleil is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Route du Village 1, 1884 Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
Telephone: +41 24 496 26 26
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Collège Alpin Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private schools in Switzerland and provides its students with a comprehensive education  in order to develop critical awareness and an appreciation of personal effort and self-discipline.