Assistant Head of Sport, Singapore

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Australian International School SingaporeSingapore

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive salary and excellent benefits package
Contract term: Fixed Term

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  

Position Objective 

● To assist with the strategic planning and operations of the AIS Sports and Activities Department

● To assist with the co-ordination of high level calendar planning with each sub-school and outside organisations, taking into account facilities and staff availability. ​

● To assist with the project management and co-ordination for all major sporting events hosted by AIS

● Focus on the growth and development of the Elementary and Secondary School Sports and Activities Program

Key Criteria

● A minimum four year recognised teaching qualification including a Bachelor’s Degree and Teaching Diploma or a Bachelor of Education; 

● Excellent time management and organisational skills; 

● Solid record-keeping and administrative skills; 

● Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with parents and all levels of the organisation; 

● Team building and conflict resolution skills

● Ability to work after hours on weekdays and on some weekends where required

● Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Office, Excel and PowerPoint

● Ability to communicate effectively via a variety of means – especially electronic – within a large organisation

● Experience as a Head of Sport/Deputy Head of Sport a distinct advantage

● Experience and knowledge of current practices in the field of Sport and Activity Programs in school settings across:

1) Student athlete issues

2) Management and appointment of coaching staff

3) Administrative budgeting and finance

4) Sport procedures and practices

5) Event and trip management

6) Occupational Health and Safety

7) Risk Management

8) Facility Management and Maintenance

AIS welcomes the right candidate to join our AIS team in the Secondary School.

We are offering attractive salary and benefit packages to successful candidates.Further information about this position is available in the attached job description. Only applications submitted using the school's application form will be considered. Please submit your completed application form, cover letter and CV by Tuesday 31 JULY 2018, 23:59 (UK Time). Please provide the following supporting documentation as well as completing our application form:

  • CV or Resume (max 2 side of A4)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 side of A4)


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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: 1 Lorong Chuan, 556 818, Singapore
Telephone: +65 6664 8127
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The Australian International School in Singapore offers high quality academic programs for students aged 2 months - 18 years from over 50 nationalities. Globally focused, distinctly Australian – AIS aims to enable its students to develop into rounded...