Job details

Job details
Employer Oryx International School
Location Oryx International School, Doha
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts August 2018

The School

Oryx International School is owned by Qatar Airways and operated by Orbital Education for the children of Qatar Airways employees. The school opened its doors in 2016 and is now relocating to Barwa City where a purpose built, state of the art school is being constructed. 

The school has committed, passionate and motivated stake-holders that have the students at the centre of everything we do. 

We offer the rigour, breadth and balance of the English National Curriculum which will ensure all of our students from the 50 different nationalities will achieve success in the classroom, in one of the many laboratories, on the sports field, in the swimming pool, in the music room or on the stage of our 600 seat auditorium. 

If you want to join our amazing team at Oryx International, and we hope you do, you will need to be

· An experienced teacher in your field

· Able to offer at least one extra-curricular activity

· Totally committed to helping your students to achieve success

In return you will be very well compensated and have many opportunities to develop as an educationalist and as a person.

The Job

Secondary School Geography Teacher

As we move to our new campus at Barwa City we are looking for applications from enthusiastic, hard-working and talented teachers who wish to develop their teaching career in an international setting. If successful, you would be joining a very supportive committed group of professionals with a mix of young and more experienced teachers. You will be working in a five star environment in a brand new, purpose built, and state of the art school.

Our classrooms are active and our students participate in their learning. Teachers look to provide many opportunities for speaking within lessons, as many of our students do not have English as a mother tongue.  Experience of teaching in a similar context  will be advantageous as will being able to build upon students' home country previous learning of time and place. 

The successful candidate will show a passion for teaching and learning and be committed to achieving the very best outcomes for our students.  We like to make connections with curriculum areas so being able to plan with others subject teachers and offer more than one subject yourself will be an advantage. Being able to combine place and time, taking into account students prior learning from their home countries will be important.

The successful candidate will teach Geography at both Key Stages 3 and 4. and, if they demonstrate suitable experience and commitment, the opportunity to lead and develop the department over the coming years. 

KS3 teachers will also be expected to take on the role of tutor.

Application Process 

All applications must be made on the TES Application System 

1. Complete all questions on the Online Application Form.

2. Supporting statement should be no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words, and should relate directly to the specific role applied for and cover: 

· your motivation for working in education

· A brief description of the philosophy of education which shapes your particular style of teaching

· what attracts you to the position

· how you feel your experience, skills and personal qualities qualify you to take on the role with details of any unique teaching methods or techniques that you have developed or employ

· what extra-curricular activities you can lead, supervise or have participated in

· any other information you would like the selection panel to know

Please note: 

Incomplete applications will not be considered and that applications will be acknowledged on receipt, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted with the outcome of their application. 

Due to the expected high levels of interest in positions at the school, Oryx International School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process. 

Interviews

Interviews will take place in Doha, London and via Skype.

Oryx International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that should your application be successful, a police check will be undertaken in the country of origin as well as a disclosure from the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service, for UK residents past and present.

About the employer

Information about Oryx International School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Al Nahda School Street
Airport Road
Doha
Qatar