Teacher of Music, Doha, Qatar

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Doha CollegeDoha, Qatar

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, tax-free
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an enthusiastic, well qualified and experienced Music Teacher, who has a love of learning, is passionate and full of energy? Then this is the right opportunity for you!

Doha College is a high profile leading British international school, for children aged 3-18, with a focus on developing a growth mindset within our students and staff. We offer a well-balanced, all-embracing curriculum that follows the UK National Curriculum. 

We are looking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Secondary Music Teacher with the ability to teach KS3 to KS5 to start in September 2018. Applicants should have a degree in Music and a teaching qualification and be a highly motivated and successful practitioner, who is willing to contribute in a positive manner to all aspects of the college. Grade 8 in first instrument along with strong keyboard skills is preferable. The ability to teach Primary level would also be advantageous.

Our Music classrooms are equipped with keyboards, rock-band instruments, 12 computers, surround sound, interactive smartboards, grand pianos and synthesizers.  In addition to this we have a further six practice rooms, fully equipped for a 6 person band, including drums, keyboards and bass and electric guitar.  All students at Doha College are furnished with an iPad upon entry.

The Music department offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities including orchestra, choir, steel pans and rock bands.  We also offer weekly music theory sessions for students who take instrumental lessons at College.  Each year the school enters the Young Musician of the Gulf competition and we run extra ensembles in preparation for this event.

As a Music teacher, you be responsible for teaching across the Key Stages and preparing students for GCSE and A-Level examinations.  This is a tremendous opportunity for an exceptional teacher to join the College and to further develop their career.  

A combination of old-world hospitality and cosmopolitan sophistication mean that Qatar is a country like no other and its capital Doha is a city that has something for everyone. Performances, museums and galleries make for a captivating cultural scene; city hotspots such as the busy markets and the waterfront promenade are a great way to spend a day; there is a lively night-life that means that there is plenty to do when the sun goes down; the Pearl Qatar offers luxury and elegance; there are some breath-taking areas of natural beauty and lovers of sport and adventure can enjoy numerous clubs and activities and the arrival of the FIFA World Cup in 2022. Whether you will be looking to move with your family or to come on your own, you are guaranteed a warm welcome. 

Our salary and benefits package is recognised as one of the best in the Middle East.  Our staff receive a generous tax-free salary, a monthly accommodation allowance, an annual flight allowance and a substantial settling in allowance. We also have an effective induction programme for all new staff to support relocation.  We welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers who have relevant experience and excellent references.

Doha College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Application closing date is: 31 January 2018

We reserve the right to close a position once we have received sufficient applications to form a short-list. Early application is therefore encouraged.

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More about Doha College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: AL Waab Secondary & 6th Form Campus, PO Box 7506, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4407 6777
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When you choose to work at Doha College, you choose a long established school with a unique heritage in Qatar.  We pioneer High Performance Learning in the Middle East, and our students all develop what we call a growth mind-set that will equip ...