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Head of Sport and Outdoor Education

Southlands International SchoolItaly

Are you a passionate advocate of the power of outdoor education and sport, looking for a fantastic career opportunity?

This is a new position and an opportunity to build a programme of Sport and Outdoor Education that will transform the experience of children at our school. You will be a creative, collaborative and experienced outdoor education professional with a clear understanding of the challenges and benefits of taking learning outside. Keen to contribute to our holistic provision, you will develop students’ practical skills, teamwork, communication, resilience and fitness through a range of  sports and adventure activities. Ideally you will have gained experience teaching a range of ages in different activities including water and mountain sports.

As this is a new position, you will have the autonomy and responsibility to implement a new programme, including the Duke of Edinburgh Award.    A  great “people person”  you will build  links with local providers, to take full advantage of our location just  ten minutes from the sea and the spectacular  pine forests which stretch along the coast.

In return for your dedication and energy, you will enjoy working in a wonderful school with great students,  supportive colleagues and a dynamic, forward looking leadership team.   You will also become part of  the Globeducate family of schools, and the many career development and networking opportunities which arise from being part of a global network of schools.

If this sounds like a great match for you, then we’d love to hear from you.  Interested candidates who value a hardworking and nurturing approach to education should apply via TES.

Closing date for applications 12 noon, Friday 26th February2021

We reserve the right to interview  and appoint before the closing date in order to secure an exceptional candidate.

Southlands International School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children it serves. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and a criminal records check from the current place of employment or ICPC if coming from the UK  and relevant immigration authorizations if applicable.

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