Job details

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

Are you an enthusiastic, well qualified and experienced Primary Music Teacher who has a love of learning, is passionate, inspirational and full of energy?  

Doha College is a high profile leading British International School, for children aged 3-18, with a focus on developing a growth mindset within our students and staff. We offer a well-balanced, all-embracing curriculum that follows the UK National Curriculum. 

We are looking to appoint a Primary Music Teacher with the capacity to teach from Early Years to Key Stage 2.  Candidates should have the ability to apply a range of teaching strategies that inspire, motivate and encourage children to want to learn music. The ideal candidate will have an ambitious vision for music engagement and excellence, detailed knowledge of the UK National Curriculum, as well as a commitment to the pursuit of excellence in education standards and quality and the ability to enhance musical creativity, imagination, interest and most importantly, enjoyment, in all children. 

The Music Department at Doha College work with a through-school, holistic approach to the curriculum and as such, the ethos and vision of the department centres around collaboration, creative thinking and the delivery of inspirational lessons. The Director of Music works across the school, with colleagues, to ensure a seamless transition between the Key Stages. The confident delivery of Early Years music teaching is preferable and is also an area of desired growth within the Department. The ideal candidate would bring with them a range of fresh and inspiring initiatives. The Music Department seeks to appoint a Primary Music Teacher who thinks creatively, is passionate to bring forth new and exciting pathways for learning, alongside an ability to deliver more traditional modalities. 

The burgeoning department is also has a healthy series of events, concerts, productions, recitals and performances throughout the year. As such, Grade 8 or equivalent on your main instrument is also preferred, in addition to strong keyboard skills, in order to accompany choirs and ensembles. The ideal candidate would also be expected to lead and manage a range of extra-curricular activities and contribute to the musical life of the school and wider community. 

As a Primary Music Teacher, you will be responsible for teaching music lessons, monitoring and evaluating student achievement and contributing to the accomplishment of Doha College’s vision and mission.  

We are a British international school and all of our lessons are taught in English. A high standard of written and spoken English is therefore essential.

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 London 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