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Whole School Swim Coach | Deira International School | Dubai - 9 Month Contract (Extendable)

Deira International School (DIS)United Arab Emirates

We are currently hiring 2 experienced Whole School Swim Coaches for Deira International School, Festival City, Dubai. These appointments are required ASAP.

This is a 9 Month contract (Extendable) 

The candidates Must be residing in UAE


The school

Deira International School, Festival City is a not for profit Premium 3-18 school and is part of the Al Futtaim Education Foundation portfolio. Founded in 2005, the school is renowned for providing an excellent inclusive and holistic education. DIS has a strong focus on academic progress and achievement. The student body has over 80 different nationalities and this diversity is fundamental to the community nature of the school. Exceptional facilities provide wonderful opportunities for an holistic approach to education; sport, performing arts, academic, technological, leadership and creative pathways are all on offer, ensuring our students enjoy enriching and varied school experiences within our classrooms and beyond. Although non-selective at admission, our students achieve exceptional exam results which compare to top UK schools. This success enables our students to move on to the very top universities around the world.

The curriculum is based upon the English National Curriculum covering a diverse range of subjects.  Our personalised, play-based and continuous provision in the Early Years ensures that students are rigorously assessed against the prime and specific areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. This focuses on developing key learning skills and the foundations for accessing the Primary Curriculum.  In primary, students receive an enriching and broad curriculum offer, which includes the delivery of several non-core subjects. Our senior students take the IGCSE examinations in Year 11 and move into the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) or International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme (IBCP) in Years 12 and 13. Deira International School is an inclusive school and successful applicants will have the opportunity to teach a diverse student body of culture, language, special need and highly able students.

 

Al Futtaim Education Foundation (AFEF) owns and provides governance to Deira International School.  AFEF aims to realise its vision of taking education in the UAE to the next level of future readiness and of preparing students for an increasingly globalised and technologically advanced world. Al Futtaim Education Foundation is an initiative of the Al Futtaim family to support the vision of the Government of Dubai and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) for the creation of a globally competitive economy while maximising its social contribution to the community through this not-for-profit endeavour. 


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The successful candidate will work in an exceptional department which is both extremely popular and successful. You would be joining highly driven individuals who are passionate about student progress, holistic development and motivating students to stay physically active. 

Candidates would be expected to dedicate themselves to both curriculum and extra-curricular swimming, as well has organising and attending galas. Although much of the role would be based around swimming, the chosen candidate would be expected to contribute to the wider responsibilities within the school and department when swimming is not being taught as frequently. 


The successful applicant will be required to have the following:

• At least 2 years’ experience teaching and coaching swimming.  

• A level 2 or higher swim qualification

• A positive mindset which understands all students have the potential for top performance, and the drive and passion to enable them to do so.


If you meet these criteria, we would very much welcome your application.

Deira International School, Festival City is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students.  A UK enhanced DBS or equivalent police check is a pre-requisite for all appointments.  




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