Teacher of Physical Education, Saudi Arabia

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British International School RiyadhSaudi Arabia

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Start date: 01 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1-M6 (+30%)
Contract term: Permanent

The British International School, Riyadh caters for students aged 3-18. 50% of students are British but over 50 other nationalities are represented within the student body. The school is accredited by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). The most recent British School overseas inspection described the BIS curriculum as “outstanding” and states that “students demonstrate outstanding attitudes, behaviour and personal development. They take a pleasure in their own success and that of others”.  In a recent confidential survey staff overwhelmingly stated that they enjoy working at the school. 

We are seeking to appoint dynamic, enthusiastic and dedicated P.E. teachers. There are eleven full time members of the P.E. department who deliver P.E. across the whole school from Foundation 1 to Year 13. As part of the facilities, the school has a swimming pool, a 6 lane 200m running track, AstroTurf, a sports hall that accommodates two full sized netball/basketball courts, a fitness suite plus three smaller gyms. We are therefore, able to provide a varied P.E. curriculum within a very proactive department which thrives on teamwork and adaptability.

Many of the teachers work across primary and secondary however there is scope for some degree of specialisation though there is an expectation for flexibility and hence the candidate must be prepared to work across the full age range as well as activities.

The successful candidate will:

  • be a  UK qualified teacher or have qualifications recognised  in the UK through the NARIC process;
  • very competently fulfil all Teachers’ Standards as published by the Department of Education in 2012;
  • put students at the heart of the education process;
  • fully support the Mission and ethos of the school;
  • commit enthusiastically to the school’s enrichment program including leading extra-curricular and inter-house activities;
  • believe in the values of international and interculturalism in an educational context;
  • have an excellent command of spoken and written English;
  • be a dynamic forward-looking professional with the experience and skills to contribute to a dynamic faculty;
  • ideally be able to coach football, dance, swimming or trampolining.

To apply, please follow the link: https://inteachers.net/job/553 

and provide a supporting statement of application following our Guidelines

Closing date for all applications: Thursday 15th February 2018 at 10:00 (KSA)

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure (with a Barred List check).

The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is identified

For more information about the school please visit our website: www.bisr.com.sa

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More about British International School Riyadh
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: P.O Box 85769, Riyadh, 11612, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 11 248 2387