Joseph O’Connor

Joseph O’Connor Position: Head of Physical Education

Joe joined us from the Modern English School, Cairo where he was a Physical Education Teacher and Head of House for the past three years. He graduated from the University of Bedfordshire in 2012 with a Bachelor Degree in Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status. He then taught at Dereham Neatherd High School, close to his hometown of Norwich, Norfolk, for two years before embarking on his journey to Egypt. Joe’s passion is promoting leadership through sport by encouraging young people to harness their enthusiasm and talents in order to build a positive athletic community. At his previous school, he led the Athletic Mentor Programme, a successful endeavor which enabled passionate young people to take leadership roles in the school through athletic support and coaching. Outside of work, Joe does not stay far from sports; in fact, most days of the week he is involved in a number of club teams where he enjoys playing football, basketball, table tennis and more recently, golf.