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Director of School

Director of School

Awsaj Academy


  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Apply by:
10 November 2017

Job overview

Since its inception, Qatar Foundation has been committed to providing world-class school curricula in order to realise the vision of His Highness the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, stipulating that the future of the State of Qatar is based on the development of its most important resource, namely Qatari minds.

Qatar Foundation started its journey in 1995; and its earliest achievement was Qatar Academy-Doha. The Division of Pre-University Education (PUE) later expanded to include twelve academies and other educational programs, namely

Qatar Academy-Al Wakra, Qatar Academy -Msheireb, Qatar
Academy- Al Khor, Qatar Academy- Sidra, Qatar Leadership
Academy, Awsaj Academy, Renad Academy, the Academic
Bridge Program and the Qatar Armed Services Academic
Bridge Program, The Learning Center (TLC) and the Education Development Institute (EDI).

These leading educational centers, operating under the umbrella of Pre-university Education in Qatar Foundation, strive to fulfil Qatar Foundation’s message of unlocking human potential, by offering the best academic curricula in order to contribute to the dissemination of the culture of excellence and innovation.

The School Established in 1996, Awsaj Academy, is a specialist school serving students with learning challenges, both physical and cognitive, in grades K-12. The School admits both boys and girls, all of whom are funded by the Qatar Ministry of Education Awsaj Academy is a non-profit organization accredited by two internationally renowned accrediting agencies: the Council of International Schools (CIS), (, and the Middle States Association (MSA), (, both of which are recognized by the Ministry of Education (MoE). It is the only school of its kind in Qatar, and one of only a handful worldwide dedicated to working with students who have demonstrated aptitude in certain areas while facing academic challenges in others.

The School’s highly qualified teachers use evidence-based instructional practices to meet the individual needs of students.

To ensure an optimal learning environment, students are taught in small groups of no more than 10 students per class.

Teaching is in English, and the curriculum includes Math, English, Science, Arabic, Islamic Studies, Qatar National History, Art, IT, and Physical Education.

Closing date Friday 10th November 2017.
Interviews in Qatar 12th & 13th December 2017.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this post or the school, please contact Liz Gibbs on

If you are keen to apply for the post:

  • Visit the LSC Education website at
  • Click in the Vacancies section.
  • Click into the posting relevant to this job.
  • At the bottom of the page click on ‘Apply Now’
  • Complete the brief Job Application Form and attach your CV (with contact details of Referees) and Letter of Application
  • Click on ‘Submit’.
  • We will be in contact with you shortly after your application has been reviewed.
  • If you encounter any problems with this process, please contact


Please include within your application (in your CV) the names, job titles, work email addresses and telephone numbers of a minimum of three professional referees. These need to include your current and all past employers/line managers that you have worked for within at least the past 6 years.

We will need to collect full references before shortlist interviews but if you have a specific preference that we do not contact one or more of your referees, please notify us of this.

Please rest assured that no referees will be contacted until LSC Education has received your specific consent to do so.

Qualifications, Identification, Health and Background Checks

Please note that you may be required to bring documentation to interview providing proof of your identity and qualifications as part of LSC Education’s safeguarding procedures. You may also be required, if an offer is to be made, to undergo a pre-placement medical assessment and relevant background checks as part of the organisation’s recruitment and safeguarding procedures.

Safer Recruitment Practice

LSC Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We ask all our candidates and clients to share this commitment. Further details of our recommended safe recruitment practices can be found at

Awsaj Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo relevant background checks.

Awsaj Academy,
Doha, Qatar

Attached documents

About Awsaj Academy

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