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Head of PE Vacancy AY 2023-2024 - UAE

Ref: 370 Date Posted: Monday 03 Jul 2023

Gulf Education is seeking an experienced and dynamic Head of PE who will oversee and lead the Physical Education department, with a focus on promoting health, wellness, and fitness for our students to join a known school in Abu Dhabi. 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for sports and fitness, along with experience in leading a team of PE teachers.

Candidates from the UK, Ireland, Canada and USA will be prioritized.

Key Task:

  • To assist the Senior Leadership Team in shaping a vision and direction for PE, setting out very high expectations with a clear focus on pupil achievement, standards and quality of teaching.
  • To inspire, motivate, empower and influence staff and students within the school, taking a leading role in maintaining the highest standards of learning, teaching and behavior management.
  • To provide an excellent role model for all members of staff and for students in all aspects of school life.
  • To have a dynamic solution-based approach to leadership.
  • To play a role in implementing, reviewing and measuring impact of the whole School Evaluation and School Improvement Plan (SIP) and effectively ensure a SIP is in place for the department.
  • To coordinate the delivery of a ECA programme within the school and review and evaluate the impact of this.
  • To monitor and promote excellent attendance and punctuality of all students.
  • To work with the inclusion team to identify and monitor students with SEN and those who are
  • Gifted and Talented to ensure they receive the appropriate support.
  • To have responsibility for the effective line management of the PE teachers, ensuring they understand their roles and responsibilities and fulfil these to a high standard.
  • To work collaboratively with other leaders, ensuring an understanding of whole school issues.
  • To teach a full timetable of PE across the school (please note for male applicants teaching will only be from Grade 2- Grade 5 as per the local requirements in this setting)
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the School Principal.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Elementary - Bachelor's degree in education or alternate BA/B.Sc degree with PGCE, or equivalent Teaching Qualification is essential.


Minimum Experience

  • 6-years’ experience of which 4 consecutive years teaching performance exceeds standards and expectations as evidenced by performance appraisal.
  • Leadership experience is desirable
  • Experience of working in a US Curriculum school within the UAE is desirable.


If you meet the qualifications and have a passion for physical education, we encourage you to apply for this position.

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