PE Teacher (Maternity Cover), Abu Dhabi

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Amity International School - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Sport and Physical Education Department at Amity International School is looking for a Teacher of Physical Education for maternity cover to start in January 2020.

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.

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 ( 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 or apply through the TES directly. The position will be from JANUARY to JUNE 2020.

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. 

More about Amity International School - Abu Dhabi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: E10, Exit 39, Al Bahya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 250 39000
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Amity International School is a private all-through school in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The school is part of the Amity Education Group, a not-for-profit Education Foundation with campuses across the world. 

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