Applications for this job are closed
Closing date of applications
28 November 2020
1 August 2021
Ages 4-18 / Whole School
M1 - M6
1 or more years experience
We are currently seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher with specialism in swimming to join us from the 2021/22 academic year. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dedicated, hardworking and forward thinking team.
The British International School Riyadh (BISR) is an extremely well-regarded not-for-profit, five-campus, co-educational school in the Middle East, catering for students aged 3-18, providing high quality education to the expatriate community since 1979. The school is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and as a British School Overseas (BSO). BISR is also a member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) and the Council of British International Schools (COBIS). The school follows the English curriculum, greatly enriched by the local and international context. Learning is holistic, supported by a broad co-curricular programme, encompassing extra-curricular activities, student leadership, service learning and residential trips. Strong pastoral care supports student well-being.
We are currently seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher with specialism in swimming to join us from the 2021/22 academic year. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dedicated, hardworking and forward thinking team that is motivated to enhance the students’ experiences both in and out of the learning environment. With a varied Aquatics curriculum and an extensive and expanding ECA programme the candidate will be encouraged to contribute to the continued development and growth of the Swim department as we seek to become a beacon of excellence in our field. The team has created 3 trademark behaviours that define our department and teachers, Our 3 traits are HONESTY, TEAMWORK and, POSITIVITY. If this meets your ethos and values then you would be a great addition to our department
Working alongside the Head of Swimming in developing curricular and extra-curricular swimming programs, this opportunity would provide a great opportunity for someone to further develop their expertise in this field. 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 ten a year) and possibly undertake overseas trips with the various teams. They will coordinate the work of other coaches, and report to the Director of Sport. It is an exciting position for somebody who is dedicated, wants to go above and beyond for the department and the students and is passionate about their Swimming role, the right candidate will find this position rewarding and exciting.
The successful candidate will:
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Please be aware that the school is not in a position to sponsor or transfer sponsorship for this role.
To apply, please follow the link and provide a supporting statement of application following our Guidelines;
Closing date for all applications: Saturday 28th November, 2020
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: www.bisr.com.sa
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BISR is fully committed to safeguarding children and young people. We complete rigorous background checks for all staff, whatever their role in the school, prior to them commencing employment.
The school reserves the right to make an earlier appointment if a suitable candidate is
For more information about the school please visit the 'ABOUT US' section our website www.bisr.com.sa
We very much look forward to receiving your application.
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