Early Years Foundation Stage 1 Teacher, Oryx International School, Mesaimeer, Doha

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Oryx International SchoolOryx International School, Mesaimeer, Doha

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Start date: January 5 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The School

Oryx International School is owned by Qatar Airways and operated by Orbital Education for the children of Qatar Airways employees. The original school opened its doors in 2016 and has now relocated to a new purpose built, state of the art school on the south side of the city. 

The school has committed, passionate and motivated stake-holders that have the students at the centre of everything we do. 

We offer the rigour, breadth and balance of the English National Curriculum which will ensure all of our students from the 80 different nationalities will achieve success in the classroom, in one of the many laboratories, on the sports field, in the swimming pool, in the music rooms or on the stage of our 600 seat auditorium. 

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

In return you will be very well compensated, experience a vibrant and culturally diverse city and have many opportunities to develop as an educationalist and as a person.

The Job

Early Years Foundation Stage 1

We are looking for applications from enthusiastic, hard-working and talented teachers who wish to develop their teaching career in an international setting. If successful, you would be joining a very supportive committed group of professionals with a mix of young and more experienced teachers. 

Initially this will be to cover a maternity leave for the remainder of the academic year and following this a substantive position will be available for the following academic year.

You will be working in a five star environment in a brand new, purpose built school. The classrooms, laboratories, studios, sports facilities and auditorium are all state of the art and it’s unlikely you will have worked in such a facility. The Primary School is designed and built for 6 classes in each year group. Each block of 12 classes has dedicated teacher work room where you can do your PPA. The workrooms have all got 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. The Early Years classrooms have sinks with student bathrooms attached.

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

We place a lot of importance on stage as well as age, so we are interested in hearing from teachers with a wide range of experience of all Stages of Learning. As our children come from many different backgrounds they will all start school at different points. It’s essential that our Early Years teachers are familiar with all the development stages of the EYFS and a working knowledge of the teaching of phonics. Experience of teaching in both FS1 and 2 will be an advantage.

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

Please note: 

Incomplete applications will not be considered and that applications will be acknowledged on receipt, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted with the outcome of their application. 

Due to the expected high levels of interest in positions at the school, Oryx International School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process. 


Interviews will take place in Doha, London and via Skype.

Oryx International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that should your application be successful, a police check will be undertaken in the country of origin as well as a disclosure from the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service, for UK residents past and present.

Job location

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
Telephone: +974 403 600 63
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