Physics Teacher, Doha, Qatar

Closing date:Expiring soon

Qatar International SchoolDoha, Qatar

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 require for September 2018 an outstanding Physics teacher to join a successful team of specialists within our multi-cultural International school. The successful applicant will have a proven track record of teaching Physics to KS5 and excellent subject knowledge.

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.

Science Department

The QIS Science Department is forward-looking and unafraid to take risks or try new things. We pride ourselves on our consistently good results but are always looking for ways to improve. We have a solid blend of staff from varying backgrounds at different stages of their careers which provides the perfect blend of experience and enthusiasm. As a department we keep up to date with current educational trends though we do not slavishly follow them. Instead we decide which to adopt in the best interests of our pupils. Above all we value teamwork, innovation and a strong work ethic.

The Science Department at QIS is the largest department in the school with 15 teachers (4 physicists, 4 chemists and 7 biologists) and 3 full time technicians. Well equipped with practical resources, we have 13 laboratories and 2 prep rooms as well as a break out space for group work. At KS3 pupils are taught the three sciences separately on a termly rotational basis following a modified version of the National Curriculum. At KS4 our pupils sit the IGCSE examinations from the Cambridge examination board. For A level pupils follow the International A Level specification from Edexcel. Sciences are a popular option for KS5, currently we run 14 AS & A2 classes so there is always the opportunity for A level teaching Many of our pupils want to go on to study medicine and engineering which helps to keep a high demand for the sciences.

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 teaching the British national curriculum is essential including a proven track record of supporting students through their IGCSE and A-Level exams.
The school can consider applications from strong Newly Qualified Teachers

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

Apply by 22/01/2018

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

  1. Date of birth
  2. Marital status
  3. Your Nationality
  4. Number of dependants
  5. If applicable the Nationality of your Wife/Husband/ Nationality of your children

Job location

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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Qatar International School is an English-speaking private day school located in Doha, the capital city of the State of Qatar. The school follows the latestNational Curriculum of England and Wales for students ranging between 3 and 18 years of age.