Upper KS2 (Initially Y5) Teacher, Mesaimeer, Qatar

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oryx International SchoolMesaimeer, Qatar

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, Tax-free
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The School

Oryx International School is a unique project conceptualised by Qatar Airways and Orbital Education, creating a joint venture between a world renowned, multi-billion dollar turnover airline and a prestigious group of International schools. The objective of this £70 million project is to satisfy the demand for premium quality British style education for the children of expatriate employees of Qatar Airways in Doha.

The vision and mission of Oryx International School is to provide the employees of the world’s 5 star airline and their children access to a 5 star education. The bespoke, built to specification school provides state-of-the-art facilities and education technology to enrich teaching and learning experiences for our students. The school aspires to foster an ethos of global citizenship, the celebration of cultural diversity and a wide international perspective to equip their students with the building blocks to become potential leaders of the future across the world.

The facilities offered at the school site, combined with our approach to education, incorporates British style and tradition based upon the English National Curriculum, while retaining the value of local culture and tradition, allows Oryx International School to stand out. 

Living and working in Qatar

Doha, the peninsula’s capital city of over 2.5 million residents, has a huge International community that choose to live and work here.  Doha is preparing to host the Football World Cup in 2022 with new stadiums already completed and others still under construction. Qatar provides an excellent lifestyle, with a combination of cultures mixed with the best of Qatar’s past and present, making the local culture unique.  Being in the Middle East, the weather is good all year round with extreme heat in the summer months. If you want to explore Qatar you will find plenty of opportunity to explore the desert, walk along the Corniche, visit museums, shopping malls, beaches, attend sporting events, music festivals, take a boat trip and much more.  There are excellent education facilities, transportation and amenities across the city.  

If you want to join our outstanding team at Oryx International School, and we hope you do, you will need to be

· An experienced and passionate teacher in your field

· Able to contribute meaningfully to the wider life of the school

· Fully committed to helping your students achieve success

The Job

Upper Key Stage 2 (Year 5 Initially) Teacher 

Our Primary School consists of FS, KS1 and KS2. There are between four and seven classes in each year group which are led by Year Group Leaders.  Regular assemblies and activity programmes help to enrich the National Curriculum and EY Framework. TAs, LSAs, SEN and EAL specialist teachers are employed to support our teaching and learning programmes and we have a dedicated team of teachers who provide Music, PE and Modern Languages. All staff receive generous PPA time and a comprehensive CPD and INSET programme. Primary staff are furnished with an iPAD to supplement the existing IWB and PC technologies. 

The Primary School has 12 classes in each block with dedicated teacher work rooms where you can do your PPA. The workrooms have desks, lockable lockers and access to printers. 

All classrooms have the latest Interactive Touch Screen Boards and easy access to carefully landscaped indoor and outdoor play areas. 

In return for your outstanding teaching and care for our students you will receive a very competitive tax free salary and benefits package.

Application Process 

All applications must be made on the TES Application System 

1. Complete all questions on the Online Application Form.

2. Supporting statement should be no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words, and should relate directly to the specific role applied for and cover: 

· your motivation for working in education

· a brief description of the philosophy of education which shapes your particular style of teaching

· what attracts you to the position

· how you feel your experience, skills and personal qualities qualify you to take on the role with details of any unique teaching methods or techniques that you have developed or employ

· what extra-curricular activities you can lead, supervise or have participated in

· any other information you would like the selection panel to know

More about Oryx International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Barwa City Street, Mesaimeer, Doha, Qatar. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +974 403 600 63
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