Job details

Job details
Employer British International School Riyadh
Location Saudi Arabia
Salary M1-M6 (+30%)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date
Job starts August 2018

The British International School, Riyadh caters for students aged 3-18. 50% of students are British but over 50 other nationalities are represented within the student body. The school is accredited by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). The recent British School overseas inspection described the BIS curriculum as “outstanding” and states that “students demonstrate outstanding attitudes, behaviour and personal development. They take a pleasure in their own success and that of others”.  In a recent confidential survey staff overwhelmingly stated that they enjoy working at the school. 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who can lead the well-established and successful swim programme. Although having autonomy to manage all aspects of the curricula and extra-curricula swim programme, they will work as part of the committed P.E. department. 

The swim programme at BISR is successful with over 100 students in various teams. The person appointed will be required to attend weekend swim meets (about six a year) and undertake overseas trips with the various teams. They will coordinate the work of other coaches, and report to the Director of Sports. It is an exciting position which the right candidate will find rewarding and exciting.

The successful candidate will: 

  • be a  UK qualified teacher or have qualifications recognised  in the UK through the NARIC process;
  • co-orddinate the swim curriculum;
  • lead the schools swim teams and manage other swim coaches;
  • hold at least a level 2 swimming coaching/teaching qualification;
  • fulfil all Teachers’ Standards as published by the Department for Education;
  • put students at the heart of the education process;
  • fully support the Mission and ethos of the school;
  • commit enthusiastically to the school’s enrichment program including leading extra-curricular and inter-house activities;
  • believe in the values of international and inter-culturalism in an educational context.

To apply, please follow the link:

and provide a supporting statement of application following our Guidelines

Closing date for all applications: Thursday 7th December 2017 at 10:00 (KSA)

BISR believes very strongly in the role of the school in safeguarding children and young people.  All staff, whatever their role in the school, will require to undergo rigorous background checks before commencing employment.

The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is identified

For more information about the school please visit our website:

About the employer

Information about British International School Riyadh
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years

Locations and contacts

P.O Box 85769
Saudi Arabia
+966 11 248 0351