Teacher of Fine Art, Doha, Qatar

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Doha CollegeDoha, Qatar

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, Tax Free
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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. With consistently outstanding educational achievements and excellent examination results at all levels, Doha College will be expanding over the next two years, to become a 10-form primary and 10-form secondary school operating across two campuses. 

We are now looking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Fine Art Teacher to start in September 2019. The ideal candidate should have the ability to teach from KS3 to A Level and be fully versed in visual & graphic arts, and the use of traditional as well as modern means to create them. You should be able to teach different art techniques and digital methods to students of all ages and incorporate photography into lessons. Knowledge of art movements, both historical and contemporary are essential. The ideal candidate would be someone who can showcase their own work, while also inspiring their students to take risks, develop their creative skills and build their self-confidence. Candidates should also be able to showcase a portfolio of their past students work across all Key Stages including GCSE and A Level. You should be fluent in the use of technology within the classroom and in the application of creative industry software such as Adobe Photoshop. 

The department consists of 3 full-time teachers and offers programmes at all levels from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5 leading to IGSCE and A Level examinations. At Key Stage 3, the department offers its own teaching programme which is based on the UK curriculum tailored to the needs of an international student body. At Key Stage 4, a two-year linear IGCSE course with Edexcel/Pearson is offered. This is also mirrored in the 6th Form where we offer both, the AS and A Level linear qualifications in Fine Arts.

All our classrooms are equipped with interactive smartboards and displays and all students are furnished with an iPad upon entry. 

The department offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities including workshops with local galleries and a weekly art club. We also run biennial field trips to Japan. The department has strong commercial links with the major art institutions operating in Qatar which provides students with ample experience of art in action.

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 a criminal records check.

Application closing date is: 31 December 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.

To apply please go to:  www.dohacollege.com/recruitment  

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 ...