Academic Coordinator, Doha Qatar

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Gheras International SchoolDoha Qatar

Date posted:
Start date: 31/12/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: USD 3750
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

1. Educated to a Bachelor’s Degree level in Education or related field.

2. Previous experience as an Academic coordinator in an educational institution  for not less than 3 years.

3. Applicants must be able to speak English to a native level.

Reporting to: School CEO

The Coordinator will provide leadership and administration which will motivate instructional and support personnel to strive for superior performance so as to provide the best possible opportunities for student growth and development, both educationally and personally.


Directly responsible to the C.E.O of Schools even in the areas of curriculum and instruction, unless modified by the C.E.O of Schools.


Direct supervision over:

1. Licensed Staff

2. All regular instructional and other professional staff members assigned to the school.


In addition to the Academic function, the School coordinator shall be responsible for:

1. Developing and administering the general school routine, and coordinate all activities within the school building.

2. Participating in the selection of new teaching and classified personnel.

3. Observing, counseling, and motivating professional staff toward performances to attain the educational goals of the District.

4. Utilizing to the fullest extent possible, all available school facilities, materials, and staff service personnel.

5. Continually evaluating existing programs and practices, curriculum content, and pilot or experimental programs.

6. Maintaining an educational philosophy and school climate which encourages a cooperative and participating attitude on the part of all teachers and students.

7. Maintaining a standard of student behavior designed to command respect and minimize school and classroom interruptions.

8. Resolving student behavioral problems.

9. Encouraging and initiating continued improvement in curriculum and teaching methods in cooperation with District Administration, subject area specialists, and faculty.

10. Identifying intellectual, physical, social and emotional needs affecting students’ success in school, and taking steps to direct and coordinate the efforts of teachers and parents with staff services and special education personnel.

11. Maintaining effective communication to keep the staff, students, and parents properly informed.

12. Orienting new personnel assigned to the school.

13. Having school records available and up to date for ready reference and reporting.

14. Planning and conducting faculty meetings as necessary.

15. Interpreting and clarifying relationships between teachers, subject area chairpersons, and specialized personnel in accordance with District policy.

16. Affecting or recommending changes which will lead to improved administration, supervision and opportunity for student development.

17. Making recommendations to Administration on any matter which will improve the excellence of the School.

18. Actively participating and encouraging staff participation in parent-teacher and other community groups, as a means of developing understanding, cooperation, and respect for school objectives and endeavors.

19. Review, authorize, or disapprove all professional staff requests for instructional materials and equipment within the approved budget.

20. Attending professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in education and/or educational administration as per master agreement and/or C.E.O.

21. Performing all other acts reasonable and necessary to accomplish her primary function as requested by the C.E.O.

The Elementary Coordinator’s responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to the following: 

Administer to the requirements of No Child Left Behind and Education Yes

School Improvement efforts

Title I Coordinator

Assist in Grant Applications 


Testing – MEAP

Student Demographics/Attendance/Grades (Computerized)

Teacher Evaluations/IDPs

Student Supervision/Discipline

K-6 Curriculum

And all other duties as assigned by the School Administration.

More about Gheras International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 27 Al Jamiaa Street, Al Dafna, Doha, Qatar. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +974 44422028