Executive Principal, Doha, Qatar

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Oryx International SchoolDoha, Qatar
Date posted:
Start date: August 2018 (or if possible sooner by mutual agreement)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable
Contract term: Permanent

Oryx International School is a unique project conceptualised by Qatar Airways and Orbital Education, creating a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of international schools. The objective of this £70 million project is to satisfy the demand for premium quality British style education for the children of expatriate community of Qatar Airways employees in Doha, Qatar.

The vision and mission of Oryx International School is to provide the employees of the world’s 5 star airline and their children access to a 5 star education. The school will provide state-of-the-art facilities and education technology to enrich teaching and learning experiences for the students. The school aspires to foster an ethos of global citizenship, the celebration of cultural diversity and a wide international perspective to equip their students with the building blocks to become potential leaders of the future across the world.

The extensive school facilities, especially the sport, dance and drama areas will be made available to the parent body and the Qatar Airways staff in general during evenings, weekends and holidays. This provision will be managed by the school.

Providing education in British style and tradition, based on the National Curriculum for England, whilst incorporating local culture, combined with state-of-the-art facilities will be what will make Oryx International stand out. The school will welcome students from EYFS to Year 10 during the first year, adding sixth form provision in the following years. Once completely operational, the school will cater for students aged 3 to 19 years old.

This is a high-profile opportunity that will impact and shape international education and its delivery by leading the embryonic development of a new first-class school in Doha, Qatar; one that is backed by a unique joint venture between a pioneering provider of high quality british syle education overseas and the world’s five star airline.

The Process

Applications should include your up to date CV, a recent head and shoulders colour photograph, and details of three referees, including your most recent employer. In a covering letter, applicants should highlight how their experience, knowledge and skills match those of the ideal candidate as set out above.

Applications should be sent to Andrew Brophy and Natalia Volchugova at the Spencer Group who are managing this recruitment process via: Andrew.Brophy@spencergroup.com and Natalia.Volchugova@spencergroup.com

Orbital Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for this post.

Job location

More about Oryx International School
Address: Al Nahda School Street, Airport Road, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 403 600 63