Closing date of applications
7 August 2021
1 August 2021
Date Contract Ends
Ages 4-18 / Whole School
Fixed / Renewable
1 or more years experience
We are currently seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational PE/Swimming teacher 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 PE/Swimming teacher 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. 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 you would be a great addition to our department
This position lends itself to an applicant who has experience in teaching a wide range of activities across the key stages in both Primary and KS3 Secondary sections. We have a strong vertical alignment plan in place to enhance the students’ experience, with a department goal to ensure students find an activity or sport they are passionate about and will flourish in to become a lifelong participant. All teachers support the curriculum swimming programme and therefore having experience or qualification in this area would be an advantage.
With an expanding ECA programme the candidates will be encouraged to contribute to the continued development and growth of the department. Our ECA performance sports are Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Netball and Athletics, so a passion for one or all of these areas would be welcome. However we are always looking to develop and add to our programmes, candidates with a creative skillset are also encouraged to apply. We seek to become a beacon of excellence in our field.
The sports facilities include a basketball court sized indoor gym, an outdoor AstroTurf, an indoor 25 metre swimming pool, and an outdoor basketball court. Sports is a fundamental part of the experience at BISR and offers the vast amount of exposure that the students get to compete in organised activities in Riyadh; as such, we regularly attend the BSME games and Mediterranean cup. With recent successful outings the expectations are, our teams are well prepared and competitive in all trips that we undertake. BISR have also competed in the COBIS games and plan to expand our competitive calendar as we continue to develop our sporting teams. Local competitions in Saudi Arabia and Riyadh are also expanding and the school supports and encourages the department to be part of all opportunities that are presented to our students.
The successful candidate will:
We can offer:
Please be aware that the school is not in a position to sponsor or transfer sponsorship
How to apply for a position at BISR
To apply and for additional information, please follow the ‘inteachers’ link on the vacancy.
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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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