Lower Key Stage 2 Teacher, Oryx International School, Doha

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Oryx International SchoolOryx International School, Doha

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The School

Oryx International School is owned by Qatar Airways and operated by Orbital Education for the children of Qatar Airways employees. The school opened its doors in 2016 and is now relocating to Barwa City where a purpose built, state of the art school is being constructed. 

The school has committed, passionate and motivated stake-holders that have the students at the centre of everything we do. 

We offer the rigour, breadth and balance of the English National Curriculum which will ensure all of our students from the 50 different nationalities will achieve success in the classroom, in one of the many laboratories, on the sports field, in the swimming pool, in the music room or on the stage of our 600 seat auditorium. 

If you want to join our amazing team at Oryx International, and we hope you do, you will need to be

· An experienced teacher in your field

· Able to offer at least one extra-curricular activity

· Totally committed to helping your students to achieve success

In return you will be very well compensated and have many opportunities to develop as an educationalist and as a person.

The Job

Lower Primary School Teacher Key Stage 2

As we move to our new campus at Barwa City we are looking for applications from enthusiastic, hard-working and talented teachers who wish to develop their teaching career in an international setting. If successful, you would be joining a very supportive committed group of professionals with a mix of young and more experienced teachers. You will be working in a five star environment in a brand new, purpose built, and state of the art school.

We follow the English National Curriculum which has been modified to meet the needs of our students who represent 50 different nationalities. 

We place a lot of importance on stage as well as age, so we are interested in hearing from teachers with a wide range of experience of all Stages of Learning. If you have teaching experience of more than one Key Stage we are keen to hear from you.

Our teachers need to be creative, caring and passionate about children’s learning. Our classrooms are active and our students participate in their learning.

As most of our students do not have English as their mother tongue we place a lot of emphasis on speaking, listening and learning to read, so they read to learn. Experience of teaching children with a similar background will be essential.

Minimum Requirements

  • University degree
  • Qualified Teacher Status / PGCE
  • Experience of teaching in the British Education system either in the UK or in British international schools
  • Experience of teaching in Year 3 or 4
  • Being able to offer a range of  After School Activities
  • Satisfactory Police / DBS (formerly CRB) checks

Salary & Benefits

  • Excellent tax free salary
  • Free single furnished accommodation.
  • A relocation allowance if hired from outside Qatar and at the end of contract.
  • Annual return flights to the home country for the post-holder and dependents
  • End of contract gratuity inline with Qatar Labour Law
  • Private medical insurance for the post holder and dependents 
  • School fee discount (discussed at interview)

Application Process 

All applications must be made on the TES Application System 

1. Complete all questions on the Online Application Form.

2. Supporting statement should be no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words, and should relate directly to the specific role applied for and cover: 

· your motivation for working in education

· A brief description of the philosophy of education which shapes your particular style of teaching

· what attracts you to the position

· how you feel your experience, skills and personal qualities qualify you to take on the role with details of any unique teaching methods or techniques that you have developed or employ

· what extra-curricular activities you can lead, supervise or have participated in

· any other information you would like the selection panel to know

Please note: 

Incomplete applications will not be considered and that applications will be acknowledged on receipt, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted with the outcome of their application. 

Due to the expected high levels of interest in positions at the school, Oryx International School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process. 


Interviews will take place in Doha, London and via Skype.

Oryx International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that should your application be successful, a police check will be undertaken in the country of origin as well as a disclosure from the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service, for UK residents past and present.

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More about Oryx International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 12 years
Address: Al Nahda School Street, Airport Road, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 403 600 63
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