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Head of PE - September 2022 - The English School, Kuwait

The English SchoolSalmiya, Kuwait

This is a wonderful opportunity for an outstanding specialist to join a highly successful, long-established and prestigious IAPS school in the Middle East with a first-class reputation for providing excellence in education.

We are seeking to appoint a Head PE to lead, direct and develop sport at the school to boys and girls from KG to Year 8.  The successful candidate must be experienced, enthusiastic and with a drive and desire to maintain the school’s prominent position and highly regarded reputation as one of the region’s most successful sporting prep schools.   

The successful candidate will:

  • be highly motivated
  • be an excellent role model
  • have a proven track record in delivering a quality,  balanced PE curriculum from the Early Years to KS3
  • be an excellent administrator
  • be able to develop excellence in our most able performers, promote ‘sport for all’ and healthy eating and lifestyles for all of our pupils

In recent years the school has won both the BSME Under 13 and Under 11 small schools championships and our teams are always well-drilled and competitive. 

The school’s facilities include a superb 25m outdoor swimming pool, high quality indoor air-conditioned gymnasium, outdoor areas and artificial pitches on campus for football, tennis and netball. We also make good use of local facilities in Kuwait to support our programme. Additionally, as a part of our broad extracurricular activities programme, we employ outside coaches to provide opportunities in a range of sports for children of all levels after school. 

The School offers an excellent, tax free package which includes accommodation.

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree along with a recognised UK teaching qualification, or equivalent. Prior experience in an international school setting is not essential. If you are considering working overseas for the first time, or even have a significant amount of international experience, then we would be keen to hear from you.

The Job Description is available here

Interviews: Suitable candidates will be interviewed as soon as possible after an application is received. It is therefore in the interests of candidates to respond quickly in order to avoid disappointment.

The position is full time and the successful candidate will need to be available and in Kuwait from mid-August. Term begins for pupils on August 30, 2022

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - successful applicants will be subject to relevant Child Protection and reference checks. 

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