Director of Sports, Mallorca, Spain

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Baleares International CollegeMallorca, Spain

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Are you a fully qualified PE teacher, with leadership and management experience as a previous Head of Function, interested in progressing your career at our established and respected international school in beautiful Mallorca?  If so, you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity.

We are looking for a fully qualified, inspirational, and highly motivated Director of Sports to join us from September 2018.  The post will specialise across the key stages and deliver the Edexcel International GCSE and A Level.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Leader of PE  to make their mark on one of Mallorca's leading international schools.  The role will require teaching PE and competitive sports to both primary and secondary students, at both of our sites, just outside of Palma and Magaluf.

Living and Working in Mallorca: As a relaxed, friendly and cosmopolitan island, working in Mallorca has many benefits.  From the beautiful beaches and coves spread across its 550km coastline, to the majestic world heritage Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, the splendid landscape means you are never far from the mountains or sea.  The international city of Palma de Mallorca is also close by, one of Spain’s major cities, steeped in history, wonderful architecture, shops and restaurants.  With an added benefit of cheap and short haul transport links to the UK and Europe.

Baleares International College (BIC) www.balearesint.net/ is the largest British Curriculum school in Mallorca, providing education based on the English National Curriculum to over 580 students (from 4 to 18 years) across two campuses. The role would be responsible for the full PE and Sports provision at both sites.

We are accredited by the Spanish Ministry of Education based upon inspection and recommendation by the British Council and are a founding member of the National Association of British Schools in Spain (NABSS).  The school is also a member of COBIS, the Council of British International Schools and an examination centre.

The Orbital Education Group The Baleares International College is part of the Orbital Education group, an expanding group of international schools specialising in providing the English National Curriculum to an internationally diverse student population.  In addition to our two schools in Mallorca, we also have schools in Hungary, Slovenia, China, Russia, Ecuador, and the Middle East, with plans to develop schools in new regions across the globe.  In this role you would have opportunity to collaborate and work with teaching staff at our partner school, and at other schools across the group, to support our students achieve their potential.  After two years’ successful employment you would also have the option to be considered for roles at other schools across the group, providing the opportunity to progress your career while also seeing the world.

About the Post: 

We are seeking applications from individuals who have experience in teaching whole school PE programmes and coaching competitive sports, across the age ranges of 4 to 18.  The school provides a full induction process enabling you to settle into the school and be fully prepared to start the new term.  Holidays are similar to those in the UK with a 190-195 day calendar year.

At BIC achievements of every individual are valued and celebrated, contributing to a constructive and supportive learning environment. Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality learning in an organised, happy and safe environment.  They participate in the broader life of the school, enriching the learning experience for students at BIC. 

You should also;

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree, PGCE (or equivalent)
  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status, with five years or more teaching experience and at least two years leadership experience (at middle leader level or higher)
  • Have relevant and up to date experience of developing and delivering a curriculum for students of all ages, based upon the English National Curriculum
  • Have a proven track record in departmental management as an excellent practitioner, adapting teaching styles to suit all groups of learners
  • Be able to supervise and manage the performance of others, at all levels across a school environment
  • Have experience of developing and implementing procedures which measure the performance of others, and deliver measurable improvement in a school environment
  • Be able to use appropriate teaching learning strategies to communicate clear learning objectives and expectations for achieving excellence
  • Have a working knowledge of ICT including Google Docs

Applications

Applications should be made by e-mail and include a completed application form, covering letter addressed to Mr. Giles, Principal, along with a colour photograph. Applications are preferred by completing our application form which can be found by clicking the following link  https://orbitaled.com/files/BI...  Alternatively updated CV can also be sent. Applications should be sent to:  applications@balearesint.net

Closing date:  The anticipated closing date is the 31st May 2018 however we encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to avoid disappointment, as this vacancy may close earlier upon the right candidate being found. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone/skype for a brief conversation with Mr. Duncan Giles, Principal.  If you have not been contacted by 8 June 2018 please assume that, on this occasion your application has not been shortlisted.

Baleares International College is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All post-holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS (in the UK) or Criminal Records (Police Check) disclosure from their most recent country of residence



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: sa Porrassa Campus, Crta. Cala Figuera 3A, Calvia, Palma De Mallorca, 07181, Spain
Telephone: +34 971 133167
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