Doha English Speaking SchoolQatar


Start date September 2021

DESS is the premier not-for-profit school in Doha with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and learning.  DESS was rated as Outstanding by PENTA International in May 2017 and was the QBBF’s ‘Organisation of the Year 2017’. The school is sponsored by the British Embassy and a proud member of IAPS, COBIS and BSME.  We are a dynamic Prep school with a clear direction, having learning at the heart of our mission.  Our children represent 31 nations (90% British) and together generate a culture of success and enjoyment.  Learning is led by an excellent group of adults who work in teams to achieve the highest standards academically, as well as providing a very happy working environment.

We are seeking: 

Applicants who are qualified and experienced teachers to  manage a school wide Learning Support program across a Prep to Year 8 school. In this role, you will be supported by two other teachers and two Learning Assistants and 1:1 Teacher Assistants. A specific qualification related to the role is essential.

We are offering:  

• A generous tax free salary

• Flights (Sponsored staff only)

• Private Health Insurance (Sponsored staff only)

• Opportunities for professional development

• Small class sizes

• Accommodation (Sponsored staff only)

• Excellent facilities

Please apply using the online application at: with the subject reference TESAD (SCENCO) - by 10th January 2021 at 1.00pm. Interviews will be held via videoconferencing or in person in January and classroom observations may be required for  shortlisted.

Please note that all applicants will need to provide an ICPC certificate, a certified copy of their original Education Certificate/s duly notarised and attested by a notary public in their country of issue, a transcript of their university degree and a letter from the university stating they attended in person. These must be stamped by the Qatar Embassy in the country of issue and by the MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) in Qatar. These documents are required by the Qatari Labour Department when applying for a work visa. (Advice can be provided by the school regarding how these can be obtained).  

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

We invite you to visit our school website at to find out more about us.

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