Principal, Qatar

Closing date:

Newton British Academy Barwa CityQatar

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Newton Group was established in 2006. All schools delivers the National Curriculum of England and are staffed with fluent English speaking teachers who provide a caring educational environment for both Qatari and international pupils who come from a wide range of backgrounds.  We are looking to appoint a Principal who is dynamic and experienced. You should be a strong communicator with proven strengths in engaging, inspiring and motivating staff at all levels, and working with all stakeholders to bring about change. The successful candidate will need a strong track record of school improvement. They will be capable of working collaboratively with colleagues, parents and other key stakeholders, including the Ministry of Education, They will be experienced in leading on academics and pastoral care with an interest in enhancing the curriculum through establishing creative, responsive and highly effective approaches to teaching and learning grounded in an analytical understanding of individual learning needs and research driven intervention as well as ensuring a continuous and consistent focus on student achievement, using data to monitor progress; They will be an energetic and dedicated practitioner who will play a full and active role in leading and managing the school. The Principal is responsible for promoting and maintaining a culture of high expectations for self and others in order to ensure a safe and well-ordered learning environment so that all students are able to engage proactively with their learning opportunities. You will: hold a relevant degree and teaching qualificationhave experience of the National Curriculum for England or IB whether that be in the UK or in an international settingprovide academic and administrative leadership have a record of successful leadership at Principal or Vice-Principal level have a proven track record in raising standards of achievement be willing and able to create a shared culture and positive climatehave a flair for innovation in learning and teaching be energetic and enthusiasticbe a skilful administrator, manager, and communicatorbe a strategic and innovative thinker
You will be required to assume this role of responsibility in August 2019. The specific responsibilities of the position will be discussed in the interview, but will fall within the fields of learning, teaching, curriculum, monitoring and evaluation. If you can demonstrate that you have all of the qualities listed above, we would love to hear from you. Contact us with your CV which must include : your contact details, a letter of application/personal statement explaining your suitability for the position of Principal; the email addresses for three professional referees and a recent professional photograph.  Only applications that contain the above details will be considered.  For more information about The Newton Group, please visit our website : All applications should be sent to -  Closing Date : 15th July 2019; interviews will take place via Zoom.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job location

More about Newton British Academy Barwa City
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: Up to 18 years
Address: Barwa City, Doha, Qatar.
Telephone: +974 400 615 01

The Newton Group was established in 2006. It is now the leading group of private schools in Qatar, comprising of 9 international schools that offer the British curriculum. 


An international community of learners striving for excel...