SEK International School Qatar
About SEK International School Qatar
Opened in 2013, SEK International School Qatar is located at the prominent West Bay, Al Farouq Street in Doha. The city of Doha is the nation’s capital and largest city, with a population of 1.5 million. An IB World School, SEK is provisioned to teach the International Baccalaureate in continuum from entrance at age 3 to the conclusion of secondary at age 18. The main language of instruction here is English, with further language opportunities offered in Spanish and Arabic. Sports facilities include a multipurpose Indoor Sports Hall, and outdoor football, basketball and volleyball courts.
Founded in 1892, the umbrella organisation SEK International Schools offers education to more than 6,000 day and boarding students from more than 50 nationalities, from ages 3 to 18. The organisation as expanded to campuses across Spain, plus France, Ireland, and Qatar.
Values and vision
It is the mission of SEK International School Qatar to provide a inclusive education, developing in full each pupil’s individual gifts. The core of the SEK profile is to prepare students to be capable of guiding their own future and to become lifelong learners. The school aims for students to understand that serving and caring for others brings the highest rewards in life while ensuring that they become skilled and balanced twenty-first century productive citizens.
SEK International School has a clear vision; to consistently provide high quality education to an international community of students, in order to prepare them to become responsible and productive global citizens who actively contribute to the communities where they live and work.
Learning for the Real World
At SEK International School Qatar this means our students are taught WHY we should know something and HOW it connects to other subjects and the real world. It means high quality teaching and learning-challenging instruction and worldwide knowledge. It also means opportunities to study abroad for college/university, as well as opportunities to make friends with others at IB schools around the world.
At SEK International School Qatar, we are committed to international mindedness. According to the International Baccalaureate (IB), an internationally minded person is someone who demonstrates the attributes of the Learner Profile, which are the qualities determined to be most important in creating positive and productive citizens of the world.
Career development and benefits
We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure our teachers are equipped to provide students with the best possible educational experience.
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, medical insurance, housing allowance, free child places and an annual flight allowance along with great corporate discounts with many service providers in Qatar.