Teacher of Design and Technology, Doha, Qatar

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Doha CollegeDoha, Qatar

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive tax-free
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Doha College provides an inspiring and challenging learning environment which develops confidence, creativity and intellect, in order to enable every student to make a valued contribution to our global society.

We are looking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Design and Technology Teacher with the ability to teach from KS3 to A Level to start in September 2018.  We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with either product design or textiles backgrounds.  Design and Technology is a vibrant and continuously changing subject as well as a rapidly developing subject in the college, with a range of new technologies and projects being introduced. The successful candidate is expected to keep up to date with developments in the subject and be able to contribute to further department progress, helping to ensure the department remains at the forefront of excellence in design and technology. Candidates should have demonstrated success in their current role, be a highly motivated and successful practitioner and be willing to contribute in a positive manner to all aspects of college life. Health and safety is obviously paramount and an up-to-date health and safety certificate would be beneficial.

The department follows a balanced design and technology program at Key Stage 3, in line with the National Curriculum.  At Key Stage 4 students opt to take AQA Product Design (Technical Products) or AQA Product Design (Technical Textiles).  At A Level students follow the AQA AS/A Level Product Design specification.

A high standard of written and spoken English is an essential requirement for all our positions.

Applicants should be willing to contribute in a positive manner to all aspects of the school vision including extra-curricular activities.

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 the UK in January 2018

To apply please to go: www.dohacollege.com/vacancies. Applicants should complete a Doha College teaching application form.

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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, PO Box 7506, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4407 6777
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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 ...