Design and Technology Teacher, Qatar

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Qatar International SchoolQatar

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

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Please call Penny Kontopyrghou on 00447595 968 600 for more information or email your CV and questions to

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Design and Technology teacher to join our DT department from September 2018. Suitable candidates will be able to teach their subject to ‘A’ level standard.

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering high quality lessons that engage and challenge all students.  They should have high standards and expectations in all elements of their work.

They should be a committed team player who is ready to support the department in the next phase of our development.

This post is suitable for Newly Qualified Teachers.

Qatar International School is a 3-18 international school that operates a British system of Education based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales.

The school is led by a team of experienced British trained professionals. Qatar International School has an outstanding reputation in Doha and results are well above the national average for Qatar as well as the international average for similar schools

This successful school based in central Doha has a strong leadership team, offers excellent teaching facilities and small class sizes (around 22 students  in each class)

A high percentage of students successfully apply to universities across the world.

The post requires all successful applicants to have recent experience of delivering the National Curriculum in the British System, preferably with a minimum of two years.

Applicants must have experience of teaching to GCSE specification; A level experience is essential. NQT’s are welcome to apply.

The Design Technology Department

We are an increasingly expanding and popular department. There are two well-equipped workshops and one design computer suite within the department. We offer a varied and engaging KS3 curriculum that includes textiles, graphics and resistant materials projects, designed for the British curriculum. Students undertaking IGCSE currently have the option of taking either Graphic Products or Resistant Materials, through the Cambridge International Examinations board. AS and A-level students undertake Product Design through the Edexcel Examination board.

In recent years, we have celebrated excellent results and achievements within the department. CIE have presented our students with certificates for the top exam score in Qatar for IGCSE, three out of the last five years. We offer an open door policy to IGSCE and AS / A-level students to enable them to utilise and make the most of the department facilities outside of timetable lessons. Many of our students successfully undertake further education following a career in Design. We would encourage any new members of our team to assist us with continuing to support and enrich our student’s education, with extra- curricular opportunities.

The Location 

Doha is the capital city and central focus of Qatar. The city has a large proportion of expats and as a result is extremely diverse.
Qatar offers a warm, sunny climate throughout the year.
Expats can visit the souqs for spices and traditional clothing, enjoy local food and drinks in the streets. There are various modern malls throughout the city.
There are also many modern areas in Doha to visit in the evenings including international restaurants offering excellent food.

The Package

  • Teaching salary paid in Qatari Riyals.
  • This equates to a yearly tax-free salary dependent on exchange rate and teaching experience.
  • Furnished accommodation and utilities allowances included.
  • Transport allowance and benefits including excellent private health cover.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must be UK qualified teachers with a relevant teaching qualification including QTS. Experience of teaching a British curriculum is essential including a proven track record of supporting students through their IGCSE and A-Level exams at Secondary level. The school can consider applications from strong Newly Qualified Teachers.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held immediately via Skype.

How to apply

  • Please send your CV and supporting letter addressed to addressed to the Principal, Mr Deane Baker:
  • Letter of Application: 2 pages maximum
  • CV (maximum of three pages - to include VISA details)
  • A recent photo

A list of at least three referees - the list should include their names, positions, current email addresses and phone number. One of your referees must be from your present school or employer

Please send your application including a CV and supporting letter to including the following information for VISA purposes

  • Date of birth
  • Marital status
  • Your Nationality
  • Number of dependants(If applicable the Nationality of your Wife/Husband/ Nationality of your children)




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More about Qatar International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 5697, United Nations Street, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 483 3456
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