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Wahaha Schools consist of Wahaha International School (WIS) and Wahaha Bilingual School (WBS), both located in the historic and picturesque city of Hangzhou, China.


Our mission has always been to provide a superior international educational experience for elementary and secondary school aged students utilizing the best of Eastern and Western instructional practices, rooted in the inquiry and exploratory methods of teaching and learning. It is our goal to prepare each of our students to be a life-long learner equipped with the skills necessary to be a responsible global citizen in the 21st Century.


At Wahaha Schools, we enroll a diverse group of students, in the belief that our students benefit from interacting with children of various talents and backgrounds.


From the first day we opened our doors, we have been a highly respected school in the community grounded in the development of critical thinkers and enhanced by core Chinese culture and language programs. Here at Wahaha Schools we provide a rich learning experience for students in Kindergarten through Grade 9; creating an environment of Curiosity & Courage; Appreciation & Accountability; Resolve & Resourcefulness, and Excellence & Enthusiasm (CARE).


This is a place where learning comes to life!


School Section: Primary School 

Position Type: Full time 

Reports to: Curriculum Director, Vice Principal,  and Principal

Working Relationships: Works collaboratively with; Principal, Vice Principal, Curriculum Director, administration and support staff, teaching teams, IB Coordinators, Student representatives. 

Working Hours: 100% as per contract.

Qualifications Required: Minimum Bachelor degree 

Compensation and Benefits: Monthly stipend of 2500 RMB pre-tax


Child Protection

Wahaha International School (WIS) is committed to the safeguarding and well-being of all children and young adults and we expect all staff to have the same commitment. Safe recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to a criminal/police or equivalent background.


Description of the Role

The Athletics Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive sports programme, including interschool events. 




  • Responsible for development, implementation, review and oversight of the Athletics programme. 

  • Works closely with the staff and administration to develop policies and procedures I.e. code of conduct, risk assessments, staffing ratios, medical procedures etc, which is consistent with the goals of the school. 

  • Troubleshoots the day to day operation of the program. 

  • Assumes the responsibility for the safety and welfare of students at all times on or off the campus. 



  • Organises coaches and sponsors. 

  • Schedules games and competitions. 

  • Provides transportation for all away athletics and activities. 

  • Provides officials for all home competition. 

  • Provides supervision for home competition. 

  • Provides adequate practice and playing facilities and assists with the care of athletic and activities facilities. 

  • Ensures all necessary information relating to students is collected, stored and updated as necessary e.g. consent forms, medical forms 

  • Liaises and organizes all necessary travel documentation for all sports related trips. 

  • Liaises with other schools, and represents Wahaha International School at sport network meetings and activities


Budget, Ordering and Resource Management 


  • Budgets for and purchases all equipment and uniforms. 

  • Assists in the requisitioning and issuing of athletic and activities equipment.  

  • Assists in maintaining an inventory of all athletic and activities equipment. 

  • Coordinates and budgets the transportation for all athletic programs. 

  • Participates cooperatively in the development of the school budget. 


Communication and Collaboration 

  • Responds to all parent and staff questions, issues, concerns 

  • Ensures all media opportunities are fully exploited through school publications 



  • Maintain a commitment to professional ethics, international mindedness, and the school’s mission and core values; and take responsibility for professional learning that results in enhancement of student learning. 

  • To be a positive representative in the community by reflecting the values of the Guiding Statements (mission, vision and core values) 

  • Supports and upholds all school policies 

  • Positively collaborates and communicates effectively and appropriately within the school community 

  • Participates as required in the preparation for IB authorisations and evaluations, as well as for accreditation visits. 

  • To take on ad hoc tasks as directed by the Principal


Personal Skills and Abilities 

  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with staff, students, parents and the wider community 

  • Ability to communicate both orally and written 

  • Skills in working with a range of students and staff of different abilities and backgrounds 

  • Skills in ICT 



  • A sound understanding of current sports coaching practices 

  • A sound understanding of collaborative planning 

  • An understanding of student learning 

  • An understanding of the various disciplines within the scope of the Athletics and Activities program 



  • Experience in working in an international environment 

  • Prior leadership experience 

  • Prior activities administration experience 

  • Prior coaching experience preferably in a variety of sports 



Please email your CV and covering letter with two contactable referees to hr@wahahaschools.org  and include REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - Application for Position as Sports Coordinator in the subject line of your mail.





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December 4, 2019

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