Class Teacher, Qatar

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Doha English Speaking SchoolQatar

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Primary and Secondary teachers For EYFS, KS1 and KS2 and KS3 at Doha English Speaking School, Qatar.

DESS is the premier not-for-profit school in Doha with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. Graded as ‘Outstanding’ by PENTA International Inspectorate in May 2017 and ‘Qatar Organisation of the Year 2017’ by QBBF (Qatar British Business Forum). The school is sponsored by the British Embassy and a proud member of IAPS, COBIS and BSME.  We are a dynamic Primary school with a clear direction, having learning at the heart of our mission.  Our children represent 31 nations (90% British) and together generate a culture of success and enjoyment.  Learning is led by an excellent group of adults who work in teams to achieve the highest standards academically, as well as providing a very happy working environment.

We are seeking lively, dynamic Primary teachers for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 to join our team of hardworking and motivated professionals and Subject Specialist teachers for our brand new KS3 building opening September 2018. Please state your subject specialism and second subject that you could offer.

Suitable candidates will have a UK recognised teaching qualification, be exemplary practitioners and enjoy working as part of a team. Candidates must promote high standards and expectations and be committed to contributing to the further development of the school. Single teachers and married teaching couples, who have completed their first year of full time teaching, are encouraged to apply. 

There may also be Senior Phase Leader positions available.  Expressions of interest are welcome, indicating a preferred Year Group.

We are offering:

  • A generous tax free salary
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Small classes & excellent facilities
  • Fully furnished, air conditioned accommodation
  • Free utilities 
  • On site swimming pool and sports facilities 
  • Annual return air fares to the UK
  • Private Health Insurance
  • The chance to work in one of the sunniest and most rapidly developing cities in the world!

Please apply using the online application at with the subject reference TESAD (CL) - by 17th January 2018 at 1.00pm

We reserve the right to close a position once we have received sufficient applications to form a short-list.  Early application is therefore encouraged.

Please note that all applicants will need to provide a DBS certificate, a certified copy of their original Education Certificate/s duly notarised and attested by a notary public in their country of issue and a transcript of their university degree. Stamped by the Qatar Embassy. These documents are required by the Qatari Labour Department when applying for a work visa. (Advice can be provided by the school regarding how these can be obtained).

Interviews and teaching observations will be held in the UK week commencing Sunday 21st January, 2018. (Interviews can also be arranged in Doha for those already living locally or via video call).

We invite you to visit our school website at to find out more about us.  We look forward to receiving your application.

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More about Doha English Speaking School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: PO Box 7660, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 445 92750
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