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Head of Art (for Aug. 2022)

Park House English SchoolDoha, Qatar

Park House English School is one of the oldest and most prestigious British schools in Doha, Qatar. Founded in 1994 by Mrs Heather Brennan, we are currently in our 28th year of providing outstanding educational provision. The school has a long history of exceptional success, and we are looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Art to join our vibrant department and highly committed team of professionals.

Our Teachers & Department Heads

As a passionate educator and middle leader, you will have the highest expectations of all children in the school. The best interests of the children will be at the centre of everything you do. You will be an excellent communicator and confident with technology: someone who works well with children, colleagues and parents. Amongst other things, you’ll be well organised, enjoy being part of a team, have a good sense of humour, be keen to go the extra mile and will want to participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life. You will ensure there are appropriate levels of accountability for members of your team. You won’t be afraid of hard work and will be relentlessly focused on ensuring our children are given opportunities for success both in and beyond the classroom.

Our School

Park House English School is located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. The school has an enviable reputation and our popularity means we are significantly over-subscribed. We are one of the leading British schools in Qatar.

Our thriving international student population is aged between 3 and 18 years old and from over 70 different nationalities. We follow a modified English National Curriculum, the International Primary Curriculum, GCSE and A Levels, taught by our strong team of committed and experienced teachers. Our students achieve amongst the highest results in the country in external examinations, including many best in the world awards. We also have an exceptional reputation for sporting success and are the current British International Schools in Qatar national champions.

Located in a purpose built campus in Doha, our school is benefitting significantly from being a part of the U.K. based International Schools Partnership group. With over 50 schools around the world, our students have the opportunity to participate in events such as the ISP Model United Nations and the ISP Buddy Exchange Programme which enables students to participate in reciprocal exchanges across our global network of schools for a period of up to one month.

To learn more about our school, please visit www.parkhouseschool.com.

Benefits

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including fully subsidised accommodation (with access to a swimming pool, gym, tennis courts and many other excellent facilities) and annual flights to your home country. As part of a larger schools group you will be able to take advantage of the development opportunities that come with that.

Selection Process

Please submit your application by clicking  Apply Now, making sure you complete the application form and attach your up-to-date CV. You also need to attach (as additional documents):

- A one-page document detailing what amazing learning means to you and the children in your classroom, plus

- A resource you have used in one of your recent lessons.

You should also include the details of three professional referees. Park House English School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years of employment, this will cover all countries of residence during that period.

Whilst exceptional NQTs are welcome to apply, priority will be given to those with more than 2 years of relevant experience, in particular with the National Curriculum of England (Key Stage 3), GCSE and A-Level.

The closing date for applications is Friday 7th January. Early applications are encouraged and we may appoint before the closing date.

Depending on the prevailing circumstances, interviews will be held in the U.K. in Birmingham or London in early January.

Start date: 1st September 2022 (arrival in Qatar in August 2022)

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