Head of Extra Curricular and Inter-house Sport (TLR 3), Hong Kong

Closing date:

ESF- Island SchoolHong Kong

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Basic Salary ranges from GBP 44470 to GBP 77800 per year.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Island  School is seeking to appoint an outstanding leader to oversee all extra  curricular and inter-house sport.  This is a challenging role that  would suit an experienced and passionate leader in this field.  The role  is to promote, encourage and facilitate competitive and recreational  sport at all levels of the school. He or she will create a culture of  sport in the school, where all students feel they can and should play  sport at the appropriate level, and all staff feel that being involved  in supporting student sport is part of what makes Island School  complete.

The description below is layered on top of a mainscale  teachers’ Job Description.  All TLR responsibility holders have a  teaching responsibility.

Job Specifications
The roles and responsibilities are:
- Plan and implement the recreational and competitive sports programme
- Engaging and encouraging staff members to run sporting activities
- Facilitating the booking of sporting venues and the necessary transport
- Engaging coaches and instructors for sports that we do not have the staff qualified to lead
- Raising the profile of sport throughout the school with students, staff and parents
- Giving students the opportunity to perform and compete at the highest possible level in a wide variety of sports
- Celebrating sporting success and achievement
- Assist the Sports Director in running the Sports Awards event
- Oversee the development of the contribution of students as coaches, leaders in all sports activities
- Oversee inter school sport activities including sports tours
- Take, plan and develop CPD opportunities for sport
- Contribute to the development of sport and interhouse through the departmental yearly development plan

Key Accountabilities
- High participation rates for staff and students in extra-curricular sport
- Resources for sport match needs of the students
- High visibility of sporting activity
- High levels of student leadership opportunities within sport
- Contributing to the Foundation wide professional development programme
- Accountable to the Principal


- A passion for teaching Physical Education
- Ability to inspire both staff and students in sport
- Ability to develop strategic goals and implement them
- Someone who can lead by the example of being personally involved in a variety of sports activities which will mean a commitment to them after school hours and on weekends
- Ability to develop and foster teamwork
- A good teacher with very good relationships with students
- Committed to the highest expectations of students and their learning
- High personal expectations
- Able to communicate effectively

- Experience of the IB’s Diploma and MYP Programme as well as BTEC
- International school experience

Closing Date: 25 Feb 2018 

For enquiries, please contact Betty Tsu at betty.tsu@online.island.edu.hk

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Job location

More about ESF- Island School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 20 Borret Road, Mid Levels, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2524 7135
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