Congratulations! Following our recent BSO inspection in March 2022 JPGS is delighted to announce that our school has fully met all standards and has now become an accredited British School Overseas (BSO).

Health and Safety Coordinator

Job Description

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is looking for a Health and Safety Coordinator who will be responsible for developing and promoting a positive health and safety culture at the School. They will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of all health and safety matters, including policy implementation, monitoring and inspection, risk assessment and delivery of training.

Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety / Science bachelor degree.
  • 2 years of experience as a Health and Safety Coordinator or similar role.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and procedures in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Internationally.
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
Starting Date:  As soon as possible

About Jeddah Prep and Grammar School

The school was established in 1967 to serve the needs of the British and Dutch expatriate communities in Jeddah. Today, JPGS welcomes expatriate and Saudi Arabian families alike, with pupils from a wide range of nationalities whilst retaining a family and community atmosphere. The school is heavily oversubscribed with waiting lists in almost all year groups. Children in the Prep School follow a modified version of the Cambridge Primary Programme; whilst the Grammar School prepares pupils for Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) IGCSEs and International A Levels.

The school is located in the heart of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s most cosmopolitan and diverse city, where an ultra-modern cityscape lies close to the UNESCO old city of Al-Balad, a piece of old Arabia at its best. Jeddah lies on the Red Sea coast, boasting some of the best private beaches and unspoiled scuba diving to found in the world, and is not far from extensive areas of mountains and desert which offer endless opportunities for outdoor activities and unique cultural experiences.

How to apply

  • To apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Now‘ button.
  • Please note that incomplete applications will be discarded.
  • Internal applications are welcome.

Alternatively, the following documents are required.

  • A full CV containing a recent photograph and details of three referees, one of whom must be your current or last employer.
  • A Letter of Application of no more than two pages of A4, detailing your interest in the position and all relevant skills and attributes you wish to bring to our attention.

Both documents should be sent as attachments via email to Business and Operations Manager, Mrs Manal Al-Tayab, email mtayeb@jpgs.org.

Jeddah Prep and Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a police check, written and verbal references and other background checks as required for entrance to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.