Primary Teacher, Qatar

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Oryx International SchoolQatar

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Start date: August 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Primary School Teacher to join our successful school in Qatar, to start in August 2017;

Primary Teacher - Teaching subjects across the English National Curriculum in either KS1 or KS2.

The School

Oryx International School is managed by Orbital Education and owned by Qatar Airways. The school is for the children of the employees of Qatar Airways.

We have classes from Foundation Stage 2 through to Year 7.

The Job

Primary Teacher

Oryx International School seeks applications from enthusiastic, hard-working and talented teachers seeking to develop their teaching career in an international setting.

We follow the British National Curriculum that is modified to meet the needs of our students who represent 33 different nationalities.

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. If you have teaching experience of Early Years Foundation Stage; Key Stage 1; Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3, we are keen to hear from you.

Experience of leading the development of Computing will be an advantage.

You would be joining a very supportive committed group of professionals with a mix of young and more experienced teachers.

Oryx International School is currently in its first full year of operation and has already gained membership to the British Schools of the Middle East and has been accepted as Candidate member of the Council of International British Schools (COBIS). This reflects already high achieving and forward thinking school known for its strong personal approach to education which has quickly gained the respect of the school community. We are committed to ensuring excellent learning and teaching in a caring environment. You will find the school a rewarding and friendly place to work with outstanding relationships between staff, students and parents.

Doha is a modern city with an excellent infrastructure with many shops, restaurants, clubs, hotels, sports and leisure facilities that will allow you to lead a very comfortable and enjoyable lifestyle. Due to the salary and benefits package you will also be able to save some money for the future.

Qatar has fantastic beaches and desert which will allow you to enjoy the outdoors for most of the year. Doha is also very well placed which allow you to travel within and beyond the region during the generous holiday period.

Minimum Requirements

  • University degree
  • Qualified Teacher Status / PGCE
  • Experience of teaching in the British Education system either in the UK or in British international schools
  • Being able to offer a range of After School Activities
  • Satisfactory Police / DBS (formerly CRB) checks


  • At least 2 years’ experience of teaching
  • Experience of teaching and leading Computing would be an advantage
  • Teaching students whose mother tongue is not English

Salary & Benefits

  • Excellent tax free salary
  • Free single furnished quality accommodation (including utility bills).
  • Annual return flights to the UK or home country.
  • Free health insurance
  • 2 year international school teacher contract which can be renewed annually
  • Small class sizes
  • Highly motivated students who want to learn
  • Extremely supportive parents
  • Forward looking British independent international school at the heart of the community with a family atmosphere
  • Excellent professional development together with opportunities to take on responsibility.
  • A new campus is being constructed and due to open in 2018
  • Part of a successful group of schools with Orbital Education
  • British international accredited (COBIS and BSME)

Application Process

If you would be interested in joining us then please complete and email the completed application form together with a brief letter of application, of no more than two sides of A4, to &  

Further information in respect of this role, including a job description, person specification, information about the school can be found by visiting our website;

The closing date is 5th September 2017 at 1pm (UK time-GMT). In the case of receiving an exceptionally strong application prior to the closing date, we reserve the right to appoint earlier.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange a Video interview. If you have any questions or would like any further details, please do not hesitate to contact myself by email at

Oryx International School, Doha is committed to all aspects of safeguarding.

Job location

More about Oryx International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 12 years
Address: Al Nahda School Street, Airport Road, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 403 600 63
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