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Director of Sport and Head of Physical Education

Amity International School - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi

Amity International school, Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Director of Sport and Physical Education. This would be a whole school position.

Amity International School is a newly established not-for-profit 3-18 British Curriculum International School with a renowned reputation for Sport, Music, Arts and Academia. The magnificent 15 acre bay-side campus allows the school to boast unique school facilities within a beautiful setting on the perimeter of the UAE's capital, providing an inspirational working environment where pupils are committed and keen to learn. 

The school seeks a highly qualified, passionate, and dynamic leader who is capable of leading our new ambitious programme for sports and PE provision. He or She will be a gifted and experienced teacher, and innovative thinker with excellent people management skills, who will be able to oversee the continued success of the department and lead on a strategic vision for the future of Sport at Amity. 

In October 2019, the school opened its new 50m swimming pool, the only one possessed by any school in the Emirate. This was a the latest edition to an already unique sports proposition that includes a sailing and other water sports academy, tennis courts, 400m athletics track, sports halls, fitness suites, basketball and netball courts, and sprung-floor dance studio. The school's sports provision has gone from strength to strength in recent years and now looks forward to establishing itself as a centre of excellence within the capital in this regard.

For more information please visit the school website (

Amity International School is set-up as a not-for-profit organisation.

Benefits for the successful candidate include:

  • Highly competitive salary benchmarked against many of the leading schools globally
  • Accommodation or a housing allowance aligned with your personal family circumstances
  • Return flights
  • Health insurance 
  • Free child places for up to two children
  • A spacious and modern, innovative teaching and learning environment
  • State-of-the-art ICT provision
  • Supportive line management and access to generous professional development training
  • Opportunities to link with other subject areas in school and other schools internationally

Applicants should complete the application form on the TES website via the Quick Apply button. Please submit a CV of no more than 4 pages together with a recent photograph. Scans of degree certificates and teaching qualifications would be also gratefully received.

Please note that the school reserves the right to begin the recruitment process prior to the closing date. Therefore, candidates are recommended to submit their application as soon as possible.

For queries, contact the HR Department at

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Start date for this position will be August 2021.

Amity International School is aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

All applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening and submit a current police criminal check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment in addition to supplying a minimum of two references, at least one of which should be from the Headteacher/Principal of the most recent school.

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