Teacher of Geography, 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 Geography Teacher, with the ability to teach from KS3 to A Level, to start in September 2019. The post holder will be working within a highly motivated, committed and supportive team, focussed on academic success. The Geography Department consists of 4 other teachers; who live and breathe their subject and hold a great desire to disseminate this enthusiasm to students. Geography is taught from Key Stage 3 to A Level and is a popular choice for students both at GCSE and A Level. Our GCSE uptake is around 70 students and our A Level around 25. We study the AQA syllabus at GCSE and the Edexcel International A level.

The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating student achievement and contributing to accomplishing the College’s vision and mission. We are looking for someone who will be an outstanding role model within the Geography Department and within the College as a whole.  Candidates should have demonstrated success in their current role, be highly motivated and successful practitioners in Geography and be willing to contribute in a positive manner to all aspects of the College. A high level of subject knowledge and, above all else, a real passion for the subject is necessary. Geography classes are all mixed ability, with a high top end, which enables staff to make the subject accessible to all, and at the same time, be able to stretch the top end of the cohort. 

Alongside an academic focus, the Geography Department also offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities, aimed at increasing learning of the subject and promoting the uptake of the subject at GCSE and A Level. This includes activities such as the Eco club and the strong links with the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

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

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 to go: www.dohacollege.com/recruitment

Applicants should complete a Doha College teaching application form.



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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 ...