Doha College is a high profile leading British International School, for children aged 3-18, offering a well-balanced, all-embracing curriculum that follows the UK National Curriculum. We are also the first High Performance Learning accredited school in the world. With consistently outstanding educational achievements and excellent examination results at all levels, Doha College will be expanding over the next two years, to become a 10-form primary and 10-form secondary school operating across two campuses.
We are now looking to appoint a motivated and experienced Head of Learning Support to start in September 2019 to work in our Secondary School. As the Head of Learning Support, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the department, with responsibility for developing and implementing SEND provision and monitoring and evaluating student progress and achievement. To be successful, you will have significant experience of working with secondary children with additional learning needs and achieving the very best outcomes for them. You must also have experience of managing and supporting a team to raise standards and improve student outcomes. You will also have a teaching load, so should have the ability to teach a secondary subject.
We are a British international school and all of our lessons are taught in English. A high standard of written and spoken English is therefore essential.
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. Please note that due to government requirements we can only consider applicants who are below 50 years old for this position.
We reserve the right to close a position once we have received sufficient applications to form a short-list. Early application is therefore encouraged.
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 a criminal records check. Teaching staff will also be subject to a Barred List and Prohibition from Teaching Check.