Job details

Job details
Employer Doha College
Location Doha, Qatar
Salary Competitive tax-free
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted New this week
Closing date
Job starts September 2018

Are you an enthusiastic, well qualified and experienced Modern Foreign Languages Teacher, who has a love of learning, is passionate and full of energy? Are you keen to further develop the skills of your team and be a driving force in delivering High Performance Learning in Modern Foreign Languages? Then this is the right opportunity for you!

We are looking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Head of Modern Foreign Languages to lead and develop our foreign languages curriculum. As the Head of Modern Foreign Languages, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a big department, with responsibility for monitoring and evaluating student achievement, as well as contributing to accomplishing the College’s vision and mission. Doha College offers a well-balanced, all-embracing curriculum.  We currently offer four foreign languages: French, German, Spanish and Arabic at both iGCSE and A Level. The department also offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities including Film and Cooking Clubs as well as a vibrant mentoring programme. Educational trips to Germany and Spain as well as having a well-established exchange programme with a French partner school are also integral parts of student learning experiences.  

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing and supporting a team of staff to raise standards and will also be an advanced practitioner, who sets a standard that other teachers look to emulate. The ability to teach from KS3 to A Level in German, French, Spanish or Arabic is essential.   

Our classrooms are equipped with interactive smartboards used by students and staff for a range of activities. In addition to that, all students at Doha College are furnished with an iPad upon entry.

A high standard of written and spoken English is an essential requirement for all our positions.

Applicants should be willing to contribute in a positive manner to all aspects of the school vision including extra-curricular activities.

A combination of old-world hospitality and cosmopolitan sophistication mean that Qatar is a country like no other and its capital Doha is a city that has something for everyone. Performances, museums and galleries make for a captivating cultural scene; city hotspots such as the busy markets and the waterfront promenade are a great way to spend a day; there is a lively night-life that means that there is plenty to do when the sun goes down; the Pearl Qatar offers luxury and elegance; there are some breath-taking areas of natural beauty and lovers of sport and adventure can enjoy numerous clubs and activities and the arrival of the FIFA World Cup in 2022. Whether you will be looking to move with your family or to come on your own, you are guaranteed a warm welcome. 

Our salary and benefits package is recognised as one of the best in the Middle East.  Our staff receive a generous tax-free salary, a monthly accommodation allowance, an annual flight allowance and a substantial settling in allowance. We also have an effective induction programme for all new staff to support relocation.  We welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers who have relevant experience and excellent references.

Doha College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Application closing date is: 2 January 2018

We reserve the right to close a position once we have received sufficient applications to form a short-list. Early application is therefore encouraged.

Interviews to take place in the UK in January 2018

To apply please to go: www.dohacollege.com/vacancies. Applicants should complete a Doha College teaching application form.

About the employer

When you choose to work at Doha College, you choose a long established school with a unique heritage in Qatar.  We pioneer High Performance Learning in the Middle East, and our students all develop what we call a growth mind-set that will equip ...

Information about Doha College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

AL Waab Secondary & 6th Form Campus
PO Box 7506
Doha
Qatar
+974 4468 5720