Compass International School Doha – a Nord Anglia School
Compass International School Doha opened in 2006 and has grown to 4 campuses in the capital city of the State of Qatar. The school provides premium education for expat and local families looking for a British, international curriculum. Compass International School Doha caters for students from 3 to 18 in specialist Early Years, Primary and Secondary schools, with IGCSE and IB Diploma programmes in Years 11 and 13 respectively.
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 66 schools gives us a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance success. We create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.
About the role
We will look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s International Primary curriculum and creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion. Swimming qualifications are desirable. The school has embedded its own swimming programme, in which children receive progress certificates. Applicants not holding current qualifications in this area will be required to undertake the relevant qualifications if appointed. Extra curricular and competitive sport has really gained in status within our community. We regularly compete in the local primary sports league and have enjoyed a growth in success in this area over the past 4 years. We have fostered some very strong and successful working partnerships with external sports agencies, which have benefitted our children greatly and helped us to increase our sports provision. Children enjoy a number of whole school sports events throughout the year, including community swim challenges and sports days. We are specifically seeking teachers with the motivation and commitment to continue to drive our school forward in these areas.
Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will bring a degree, a recognized teaching qualification and quality teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be able to reflect on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.
You will be a fitting ambassador for the school, keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise. To communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students, also will be able to meet visa-related requirements for Qatar. All candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree and qualified teacher status or equivalent.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 10,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.
We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.
Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivaled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside training's and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.
As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the benefits of:
- A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
- An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
- A culture which is fair and consultative
- Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
The closing date for application is 30 April 2020. First stage and final interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone.
Start Date: August 2020
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.
All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.