Amity International School is a fast-growing successful and ambitious school set in a modern 15 acre campus on the coast of Abu Dhabi. Founded in 2015, the school has a total population of over 1,200 pupils and will eventually cater for the full age range from 3 to 18 years.
The Secondary School, which opened in September 2017, will be have classes running up to Year 10 from September 2019 offering a range of subjects at GCSE.
The Amity Education Group, to which the school belongs, was established more than 20 years ago. The group has an enrollment of c.100,000 students, 17 top-ranked schools and pre-schools, several universities with campuses in Dubai, India, London, Singapore, Mauritius, China and Romania, all offering globally benchmarked education from nursery to Ph.D. level.
Sport and Physical Education at Amity International School is at an exciting phase in its development and due to growth is seeking to employ a dynamic, well qualified and highly professional Teacher of Physical Education. The department consists of 8 full-time specialist teachers, and supported by swimming academy coaches, delivers PE and Swimming to ages 3-16 years old. Amity boasts outstanding facilities that include a full size 3G Astro, 400m Athletics Track, recently opened Olympic Swimming Pool and Learner Pool, sprung floor Dance Studio, Sports Hall, Outdoor Courts and its very own Sailing Centre. Competing in local leagues through ADISSA (Abu Dhabi International School Sports Association) the school teams have achieved recent successes in football, netball, rugby and swimming.
As well as teaching Physical Education the ideal candidate will have experience in coaching one or more of the main sports at Amity: Netball, Football, Swimming, Athletics, Dance and Gymnastics. Experience of teaching academic PE (iGCSE) will be seen as an advantage.
For this role, you should have:
- A bachelor's degree in a related subject
- A qualification in teaching (e.g. PGCE or Bachelor's in Education) for the specialism and age range
- At least one year of teaching experience
Amity International School offers a competitive salary and other benefits including accommodation, end of service gratuity, healthcare, flights and use of the school's extensive sports facilities including the Olympic pool and learning pool, tennis courts, gyms, climbing, football, athletics and sailing and other water sports facilities. For more information please visit the school website (https://amityabudhabi.com/). Applications should be made via the TES jobs site.
Applications should include a completed application form, CV including a professional photo, and a letter of application. Please also include a passport copy and a scanned copy of your degree certificate(s).
Please send completed applications to email@example.com or apply through the TES directly. Start date for this position will be as soon as possible.
Interviews will be conducted in Abu Dhabi or via Skype shortly for qualified or shortlisted candidates.
We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.
The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom he/she comes into contact. They must ensure compliance with the School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. This appointment will be subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service and with past employers.