Physical Education

Asia, Brunei

Jerudong International School Brunei

Jerudong International School Brunei

We are looking for well qualified and inspirational teachers who empathise with the academic and
holistic ethos found in top UK and International Schools; and who will wish to become fully involved
with both pastoral care and co-curricular activity within the school. Previous overseas experience is
not essential. However, the desire to work in a genuinely international community is.

To apply, please complete the Application Form to be found in the Employment section on the school
website (Click Here), where you will also find further details of the post. Please ensure your CV
includes a recent photo, and full contact details, including email address, of two professional referees
(one should be the applicant’s current and most recent employer).

The closing date for applications is Friday, 13th March 2020 although early applications would be
most appreciated. Initial interviews will be by Skype. UK-based short-listed applicants will then be
interviewed in London, with overseas applicants interviewed again by Skype or in Brunei itself.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students in its care.
Successful applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening, including
an enhanced criminal record disclosure and other standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Jerudong International School (Brunei)

  • One of the leading International Schools in Asia; situated in Brunei, on the tropical island of
  • Borneo.
  • Independent Boarding/Day School, with 1600 students on roll, aged 3-18 (6th Form of c350).
  • Exceptional facilities and resources, with a beautiful 120-acre campus.
  • Member of HMC, BSA, FOBISIA and COBIS.
  • British Curriculum, leading to (I)GCSEs, A Levels and IB Diploma.
  • Highly competitive tax free Salary (+ package including Gratuity, Accommodation,
  • Relocation Allowance, Medical Insurance, Annual Flight home, discounted school fees for
  • children).
  • c175 Expatriate teachers, mainly from the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Initial 2 Year Contract, but the vast majority stay much longer than that. Currently, over 100 staff children attend JIS.


Accountable to: Head of PE Faculty and Head of Sport (Curriculum)

The salary is calculated according to experience and qualifications, based on the JIS Salary Scale. The
salary is paid tax free. A gratuity will also be payable at the end of the renewable contract. Teachers
also benefit from accommodation allowance, health insurance, an annual flight allowance and a
contribution to relocation expenses.

Physical Education staff required for a large, well resourced Faculty. Applicants should state any
particular strengths and extra curricular preferences. The Faculty covers both Primary and Secondary
age groups and some teaching may be available in the Secondary section. Opportunities are available
to contribute towards the further development of the Faculty.

The school is part of the FOBISIA group and takes part in annual sporting competitions around South
East Asia. The department is proactive in organising sport in Brunei and therefore a strong commitment
to the schools extensive extra curricular and House sporting programme is required.

Furthermore, we expect our teachers to fully commit to the holistic ethos of the school and to contribute
toward the development of our whole school aims; Thinking Skills, Language, Active Engagement,
Leadership, Participation and Integration.

The candidate will be expected

  • To plan and teach Physical Education and Games to students in the areas of Games, Athletics,
  • Swimming, Gymnastics and Dance
  • To work in a team of Physical Education teachers and coaches and to support the team in
  • delivering and developing curriculum and maintain teaching resources and equipment.
  • To attend and contribute at departmental and whole school meetings
  • To undertake the role of Form Tutor
  • To run extra curricular practices
  • The candidate will also be expected to undertake both form tutor and co-curricular responsibilities in addition to their classroom teaching
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