Head of English, Doha

Closing date:

King's College DohaDoha

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Opportunity

King’s College Doha, a member of the King’s Schools network, is seeking to appoint an outstanding Class Head of English to our team. This is a unique opportunity to join a highly talented team that are quickly establishing King’s College Doha as the leading Prep School in Qatar.

The School

King’s College Doha is a British Curriculum school for children aged 3 to 11. We enjoy a strong relationship with King’s College Taunton, our parent school in the UK, and are proud to have brought one hundred and thirty-five years of outstanding British education to Qatar. Set on an outstanding campus close to Doha city centre, children and teachers at King’s College Doha benefit from first class facilities for both academic and co-curricular learning. 

The Person

We want our Head of English to be someone who:

  • can develop a broad and balanced English curriculum from Pre-School through to Year 6. will set and maintain high teaching and learning standards.
  • is engaging, possesses excellent communication skills and has strong emotional intelligence.
  • helps to develop a collaborative and supportive culture amongst colleagues, in which information, ideas and english resources are shared.
  • can deliver well-planned, engaging and creative learning experiences for pupils.
  • will contribute to the co-curricular programme and whole-school activities in a committed and enthusiastic manner.
  • will work co-operatively and supportively with all members of staff.
  • knowledge of Common Entrance would be an advantage

How to Apply

In order to apply, please click on the Apply Now button beneath the advert text - here you will be able to download an application form.   After considering the details of the candidate information pack, complete all sections of the application form including the supporting statement that sets out your interest in this position, how you meet the requirements of the role and your ambitions for the school. Completed application forms should be submitted to TES via the “My Completed Application” section by the closing date.

The closing date for applications is Friday 2nd February 2018

Preliminary discussions with candidates will take place in early January. First round interviews will take place on a rolling basis and early application is therefore advised. Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and final round interviews arranged accordingly.   King’s College Doha reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.   Please contact Philippa Ibbs at philippaibbs@kingscollegedoha.com should you have any questions or wish to arrange an informal discussion about this role.


King’s College Doha is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check (or equivalent for teachers currently working overseas) and satisfactory reference checks.

Job location

More about King's College Doha
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: P.O.Box: 23288, Building 14, Umm Al Shawil Street, Zone 47, Al Thumama, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4496 5888
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King’s College Doha offers the international community of Qatar an outstanding independent school education in some of the best facilities the region has to offer. After a hugely successful opening in September 2016, it is quickly establishing itself...