Head Of Sports Job Vacancy

Head of Sports Job Vacancy

Job Description

We’re looking for qualified and passionate Heads of Sports!

Want to work for one of the largest charities of its kind in Africa? Are you passionate about providing students with opportunities to learn and develop through sport within a holistic educational program? Are you dedicated to making a difference in your teaching career by inspiring students to be active, healthy, and achieve success through sports? If this sounds like you, keep reading!

About Us
The School of St Jude is a pioneering leader in charitable education within Africa. Every year we give 1,800 students with free, quality education, 100’s of graduates with access to higher education and provide more than 20,000 government school students with quality teachers. St Jude’s is funded by generous supporters from around the world who

Work stations for two positions:

1. Head of Sports - Smith Campus, Smith Secondary School, Usa River, Arusha

2. Head of Sports - Sisia Campus, Girls Secondary school, Moshono, Arusha

Who are you

- A highly-motivated teacher with excellent attention to detail, who loves working with students and can facilitate a holistic learning curriculum.

- You understand the importance of sports and extracurricular activities and can inspire and mentor students to participate.

- A responsible and hard-working person who enjoys coaching students to represent themselves and the school in competitions and tournaments.

- You strive for academic and moral excellence and encourage students to aim high and achieve.

What you’ll do

- Develop and deliver lesson plans, schemes of work, lesson notes and examinations for physical education.
- Oversee the delivery of the St Jude’s Holistic Sports Program.
- Work closely with the Sports Team
- Assistant Team Lead to develop a positive sport culture
- Coordinate internal and external fixtures and competitions for students in a range of sports.
- Incorporate the school values of respect, kindness, responsibility, and honesty into all sports activities and interactions in and out of the organisation.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by the Sports-Assistant Team Lead, Head of Department, Manager and Senior Managers.

What we’re looking for

- A Degree of Education in Sports (Physical Education) from an accredited University in Tanzania.
- Three to four years of experience in teaching sports in secondary education with great accomplishments.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English as a medium of instruction.
- A well-rounded, independent and mature individual with a diverse knowledge in Education and one that observes teaching ethics and demonstrates a refreshing approach to teaching
- A teacher with a vibrant, diligent and motivating personality for our students.
- An individual who is able to adapt to our school’s diverse Policies and Procedures (including working over the weekends when required).
- Experience with running tournaments/sports events and participating in Regional and National Level Sports Competitions such as UMISSETA and FEASSA.
- Competent female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Why us
- An opportunity to use your talents and expertise to Fight Poverty Through Education and make a positive impact in the lives of thousands of students in Arusha, Tanzania.
- A flexible and supportive community of international and local employees.
- Ample opportunities for career progression and development.
- Mid-morning tea and lunch (during working days).
- Safe and reliable transport to and from school.

Are you interested?
Send your cover letter and an up to date Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz (subject line must include the reference number: TSOSJ/HR/ADM/SPRTS/07/24) Applications close on 15 th July 2024; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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