Head of PHE

Full Time @ International School of London Sector: Education, Teaching & Training
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 7, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

In order to fill this role effectively the person taking on the role will need to have a range of qualities, competencies and experience. The Head of Physical and Health Education should be an inspirational, passionate and adaptable educator and a creative and innovative curriculum leader. He/She should be an outstanding motivator, learner, administrator and communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, and should be capable of leading an area of learning and preparing students for international programmes in a stimulating, challenging and well-organised learning environment. He/She should be able to provide professional leadership for colleagues to secure high-quality teaching and learning, make effective use of resources, and ensure improved standards of achievement for all students.


1 Qualification and experience. The school prefers people with:

1.1 Qualified teacher status appropriate to the teaching duties to be undertaken.

1.2 Experience of, and/or recent training in, IB MYP plus DP programmes

2 Knowledge And Skills. He/She Should

2.1 be aligned with the ISL values of diversity, passion, identity and understanding

2.2 possess excellent communication skills and be willing to adapt to the demands of an international school, in particular, he/she should be able to communicate effectively in English

2.3 have a high level of understanding of current research as to how children learn and possess the ability to motivate students to perform at their best

2.4 through differentiated instruction, and by using a variety of styles, be able to inspire mixed culture and ability classes, by creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities for all students

2.5 be able to support student needs in learning and pastoral matters

2.6 be aware of the principles of Conceptual Learning and Assessment for Learning

2.7 be adept and accomplished at teaching IB MYP and DP PHE to students age 11-18 years

2.8 have a high level of awareness of current developments in MYP and DP subject areas

2.9 be able to participate fully in an expanding IB school and, in particular, help to develop the team spirit within the specific subject area

2.10 have the ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload

3 Responsibilities.

3.1 To implement PYP, MYP and DP policy and strategic plans

3.2 To liaise with the IB MYP and DP team and the curriculum leaders to ensure effective delivery of the curriculum to specified classes, including selecting resources and managing them efficiently in the classroom

3.3 To participate in the design, development, implementation and review of the subject curriculum

3.4 To participate in the design, development, implementation and review of assessment and reporting systems

3.5 To promote the health and safety of assigned classes

3.6 To participate in professional development and contribute to regular staff training or meetings

3.7 To encourage team spirit in the school and develop links with colleagues across the school

3.8 To contribute to community service and global citizenship goals

3.9 To contribute to the extra-curricular activities programme of the school

3.10 To contribute to the development of a positive attitude between staff and the wider community through cooperative relations, publications, competitions etc.

3.11 To enhance the professional standing of the faculty

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