Jaffery Academy Head of Sports Job in Kenya

Jaffery Academy is seeking to appoint an innovative, inspirational Head of Sports.

Proven, effective leadership and management skills are sought. Evidence of a strategic approach and philosophy to raising the status and commitment to sports of both boys and girls is required.

Flexibility and an understanding of issues facing schools in developing countries plus resilience and a sense of humour will be key characteristics

The Head of Sports will have the responsibility to develop the PE curriculum and leading onto the development of teaching and learning in PE lessons.

He/She will manage and supervise the PE department, through whom, the curriculum will be delivered.

Purpose of the Post

The Head of Sports will work with a team of PE teachers and other specialized sports coaches to ensure that students across the school take part in sport and who:

  1. have a wide variety of sports in which they can participate
  2. receive a high standard of coaching
  3. have an equal opportunity to play fixtures within school and against other schools
  4. develop socially and personally from participation in sport
  5. build on their classroom skills acquisition through outdoor participation.

The role is a vital one in enhancing the physical learning and the development of hundreds of students. Head of Sports will have a major impact on the success of the school and will greatly influence the way it is viewed, both within our community and beyond.


The Head of Sports will have responsibility for overseeing and developing all aspects of our sports teams. Responsibilities will include:

  1. constructing and realising a plan for the improvement of sport at the school
  2. ensuring physical, social and personal gains for the students are guiding school strategy
  3. liaising with colleagues from other schools to coordinate fixtures
  4. overseeing extra-curricular schedules to ensure maximum and equal participation for students
  5. ensuring complete health and safety adherence for all sports trips
  6. organising sports events and tournaments held at the school
  7. timely and effective communication with parents
  8. sourcing and working with external agencies that provide sports coaching
  9. supporting all coaches to develop their coaching skills
  10. the provision of high quality equipment and team kit
  11. celebration of student success

The Candidate:

The Head of Sports will have the following professional qualities and personal characteristics:

  1. An outstanding Instructor with a Masters in Sports Education.
  2. An ability to work in collaboration and consultation with the Academic Faculty
  3. Student focused
  4. A highly effective communicator
  5. Adaptable and flexible to changes of circumstances
  6. Enthusiastic and Compassionate

The successful candidate will be an outstanding PE teacher and will have experience in a leadership role as a Head of PE.

The Head of Sports will be self-motivated and have a drive to succeed for the benefit of all students.

Success in this role will see our school develop an international reputation for a high quality, broad-ranging sports programme.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and motivated to take up the above roles, we would like to hear from you.

Kindly submit your application accompanied by a detailed CV and relevant documents to hr@jafferyacademy.org not later than 10th August 2018.

The subject of the email should be the position you are applying for.

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Mombasa, Kenya

Mombasa County

Education and Training, Sports and Fitness
Updated: August 4, 2018 — 10:52 am