Co-curricular / Outdoor Activities Coordinator

Job Description

SECTION: Secondary School (11 to 18 year old students) 

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of School 

CONTRACT: National / International

Main Responsibilities

Coordinate the effective administration of the IB Diploma CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) Programme 

  • Coordinate the effective administration of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Programme.
  • Coordinate the effective administration of the School’s House Programme.
  • Coordinate the effective administration of the School’s Secondary Student Council.
  • Support academic and non-academic staff members in the planning and delivery of experiential learning activities.
  • Support the School’s Service Learning Programme.
  • Contribute to whole-School and co-curricular activities.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records in accordance with school policy.
  • Prepare quarterly reports for parents and for the Administration as required.
  • Comply with all of the School’s policies and regulations – specifically those relating to discipline, risk assessment and health and safety.
  • Maintain and organize the School’s outdoor activities equipment.
  • Support the preparation for, and attend the Year 5 camp.
  • Prepare and administer the annual IAW budget.
  • Ensure that students and supervisors are trained in using the Managebac platform components related to CAS. 

Person Specification

Qualifications Essential Desirable
A recognized qualification in Outdoor Education or a closely related discipline.
First Aid qualification.
International Award Leader, Coordinator and/or Assessor qualification
Experience Essential Desirable
At least 2 years’ experience working in Outdoor Education, preferably in international schools.
Recent experience of working with the I.B. Diploma C.A.S. programme.
Recent experience of working with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award programme.
Professional Skills, knowledge and Understanding Essential Desirable
Fluency in English.
Some knowledge of Spanish.
Able to engage with students and to engender enthusiasm for learning.
Comfortable using a range of I.C.T. including the Google platform.
Attributes Essential Desirable
Have a flexible approach to working and enjoy being a positive team member.
Have effective communication, organization and time management skills.
Be able to manage own workload effectively and respond swiftly to tight deadlines.
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others and develop effective partnerships.
Willingness to share expertise, skills and knowledge and ability to encourage others.
Maintain a personal commitment to Professional Development linked to the competencies necessary to deliver the requirements of the post, including being reflective on their own practice and the practice of others.
“Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection” (International Task Force on Child Protection, June 2016 Report: Outcomes and Recommendations). As such this appointment is subject to the provision of an appropriate criminal record check and the satisfactory return of professional referees.

Important

  1. In making an application, for both local and international contracts, candidates are asked to make it absolutely clear for what position they are applying. The School will not necessarily reply to speculative applications; only to those sent in response to advertised positions. However we do keep a limited database of previous applications.
  2. We only contract qualified teachers who have at least two years of relevant, prior experience. Also, we teach English throughout the school as a first language and because of this, we do not offer international contracts to EFL or ESL teachers.
  3. If you qualify and are interested in applying for any of our job openings, please email us at staff.applications@bscr.ed.cr with a copy of your CV and a brief description as to why you think your qualifications and experience would make you a good candidate for the advertised post.
Design by Luigi Mata @Addict2Design