Director of Sport, Yangon, Myanmar

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The British School YangonYangon, Myanmar

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an inspirational  Sports teacher and great leader looking for a new challenge in a growing and vibrant international school?   The British  School Yangon is looking to appoint an experienced and ambitious Director of Sport to join our team in August 2020 and take our team and curricular sporting success to the next level. 

As Director of Sport you will lead and deliver the provision of PE and  academic sport across the school, from EYFS to KS5. An inspiring teacher and ambitious leader, your passion and commitment to building both sport for all and competitive sport in the school will be obvious to all.   A keen sportsperson, your interest will span a number of disciplines and be complemented by a strong theoretical background. 

The Director of Sport at BSY has an important role to fulfil in regard to building community engagement, with parents, staff and external providers or other schools.   Outward facing, innovative and open to collaboration and creative partnerships, you will be keen to build on the strong foundations laid and take forward  the evolution of competitive and curricular Sport  in the school.

As a senior figure with  a whole school remit, you will be willing and able to take on additional responsibilities.   As and when required and as is expected with the role, you will take a leading role in the organisation and supervision of sport in and beyond the curriculum.   You will also assure the safety and quality of all sporting facilities and equipment so as to ensure excellence in regard to health and safety.

As part of a busy international school, you will be happy to contribute to the wider life of the school, offering  After School clubs, fixtures and organising enrichment activities to support curriculum delivery.  

You will live and work in the beautiful city of Yangon in Myanmar, ideally situated for exploring  the vibrant and diverse countries and cultures of South East Asia.  Myanmar is a  friendly and warm country where you will be made to feel at home  from the moment you arrive.   

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium school organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 66 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia, and The Americas, providing an outstanding education to approximately 45,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people, and the family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalized learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of over 12,500 teachers and staff, working in 66 schools located in 29 countries around the world supporting our students’ learning. Together, we educate over 64,000 students globally from the ages of 2 to 18 years old.

We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer a professional working environment and an attractive remuneration and benefits package. The initial contract is for two years starting in August 2020.   If you think this could be the post for you, we would love to hear from you.

Please appl y for this vacancy using our recruitment portal operated by Job Train at  APPLY HERE 

The closing date for applications is Monday 6th January 2020 although we reserve the right to pursue good applications as soon as they are recieved.  initial Skype interviews will take place on Friday 10th/ Monday 13th January 2020.   Shortlisted candidates will have final interviews in London from 21st to 23rd January 2020.

Further information can be obtained and downloaded from our web site  or from the Job Train site. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an interview, satisfactory references, identity check and a minimum 10-year criminal record check.

More about The British School Yangon
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 14 years
Address: Taw Win Street, Mayangone, Yangon, Myanmar. View in Google Maps