American International School Recruitment

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14 Nov, 2016

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Education Jobs in Ghana

American International School, Accra, Ghana (AIS) is an accredited Christian school, serving a community of students from preschool to high school. We envision that all American International School students will become vibrant and passionate world changers for Jesus Christ: instilling in them a biblical worldview, personal integrity, and compassionate service.

Job Description

Job Title: Athletic Director and Physical Education Teacher

Salary: Based on educational achievement and years of experience


The purpose of this position is to fulfill the roles of an Athletic Director/PE Teacher


This role will report to the Principal of Academics or Assistant Principal.


Job Summary

The role of an Athletic Director/PE teacher entails daily, weekly, and monthly tasks.  An athletic director/PE teacher is responsible for managing the sports program in AIS. The Athletic Director oversees athletic activities, supervises the coordination of athletic events and manages athletic department budgets. The Athletic Director may also participate as a liaison with sports conferences and division administrators in Ghana and abroad. The daily tasks of a PE teacher include but are not limited to taking student attendance and preparing necessary materials for each class activity. The weekly tasks of an Athletic Director/PE teacher includes but is not limited to communicating with parents, updating curriculum and lesson plans, and completing Friday checklist provided by the principal. The monthly tasks include but are not limited to attending professional development trainings, reading professional development material, and evaluating student progress.

General Responsibilities

  • To live a life reflective of Christian principles and practices in and out of the work environment, including personal online profiles.
  • Safeguard the interests of the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS) and American International School (AIS) and its mission/vision.
  • Be responsible to carry out those items at the school level that are distinctive of NICS schools as presented in the NICS Missions Manual, and AIS policies and procedures manual.
  • Provide leadership in the accomplishment of the spiritual mission of the school.
  • Responsible for the timely communications to administration and other faculty.

Specific Responsibilities

  • This position has the oversight of the athletic programs for the school sports including oversight of all coaches in developing and maintaining a viable program.
  • This position supervises coaches, parent volunteers, student athletes, and sporting events.
  • This position is responsible for setting up and managing the logistics of competitive matches with schools in the area for all levels of the sports program.
  • This position is responsible for advocating for facilities and resources for both the Athletic program and the PE program.
  • This position is also responsible for teaching PE to all grades K-12.
  • Performance will be evaluated by the Assistant Principal or the Principal of Academics.

Travel & Conferences

Must attend NICS Impact Conference in the summer before teaching. Possible international sports tournaments.


  • Experience with mission organizations, third culture kids, and missionary kid schools a plus
  • Bachelors degree recommended specifically in physical education, education administration or sports management
  • Teaching Credential and State-issued license to teach PE preferred

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