Primary School Deputy Head, Pastoral, Al Wajba Campus

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Doha CollegeAl Wajba Campus

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Start date: Ideally April 2020, but latest by September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

About us

Doha College is a high-profile leading British International School for children aged 3-18, offering a well-balanced, all-embracing curriculum that follows the UK National Curriculum. We are also the first High Performance Learning accredited school in the world, and with consistently outstanding educational achievements and excellent examination results at all levels, Doha College is expanding.

The opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Primary School Deputy Head, Pastoral for our new campus in Al Wajba. Joining us, you will have a specific focus on the pastoral care of students, staff and parents. You will create a welcoming environment where students feel safe and which is conductive to learning. As a leader of teams, you will promote a culture which is centered around commitment, enthusiasm and cooperation whilst ensuring the values of High Performance Learning permeate all aspects of life at Doha College Primary Al Wajba.

This is an exceptional opportunity to play a part in the opening of a new school with an already established reputation. The 90,000m² state-of-the-art, 6-form entry primary and 10-form entry secondary campus will open in Al Wajba in September 2020, whilst retaining a 4-form entry primary in West Bay. A uniquely exciting time for the school, the year will also mark our 40th anniversary. 


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, as well as 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. 

In return

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. Valuing the importance of recruiting and retaining the best staff, the professional development offering is significant. We have our own CPD academy and offer accredited training across the school and at all levels.


For further information on the position or to arrange an informal, confidential conversation, please email our recruitment partner, Monika Fryzicka on 

To apply, please send the completed application form to 

Closing date: 20 October 2019

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 a criminal records check. Teaching staff will also be subject to a Barred List and Prohibition from Teaching Check.

More about Doha College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: AL Waab Secondary & 6th Form Campus, Al Bustan Street, PO Box 7506, Doha, Qatar. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +974 4407 6777
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About Doha College

As one of the oldest British Schools in Qatar, Doha College boasts a rich history of educational excellence based on firmly embedded values, a passion for learning and an international environment which inspires through its sheer d...