Teacher of Mathematics, 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

Are you an enthusiastic, well qualified and experienced Secondary Mathematics Teacher, who has a love of learning, is passionate and full of energy? Then this is the right opportunity for you!

As a high profile British International School, for children aged 3-18, we focus on developing a growth mindset within our students and staff.

We are looking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Mathematics Teacher with the ability to teach in all key stages to start in September 2018.  The ideal candidate will be someone who teaches for understanding, can think on their feet and who will be able to stretch students as well as be willing to be challenged academically by them.

The department teaches a wide range of courses, and applicants should be able to demonstrate success in all age groups. At Key Stage 3 our teaching programme is topic-based and incorporates problem solving and enquiry based learning. Key Stage 4 examination courses include iGCSE mathematics, GCSE statistics and Additional Mathematics. The subject is extremely popular at Key Stage 5 with often 7 groups of up to 15 students in each choosing to study the International A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics courses at AS level; most of these students will continue to study the subject at A2.  There is a significant breadth to the modules we offer at A Level to support the talents of our students.

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 the Cipher Challenge and Theory of Mathematics Clubs.  Our students participate in the UK Mathematics Trust as well as the University of Waterloo Challenges.  Enrichment activities within the department include celebrating mathematics through Pi Day, Fibonacci lessons and House competitions.

As a Mathematics Teacher, you will be responsible for instilling a passion for mathematics in students, monitoring and evaluating student achievement as well as contributing to accomplishing the College’s vision and mission. The successful candidate will be an outstanding role model within the Mathematics Department and Doha College as a whole.

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 ...