Primary (Key Stage 1) or Early Years Class Teacher

Middle East, Qatar

Qatar International School

Qatar International School

Duration: Two-year sponsored contract

Salary: Competitive tax-free package including accommodation, flights, generous paid annual leave, travel allowance and comprehensive private medical insurance

Our happy, supportive and tremendously successful primary team is proud to be one of the best in the world. We are looking for an outstanding new Key Stage 1 (KS1) or Early Years class teacher to join us for the start of the academic year beginning late August 2020.

If you are a UK-qualified teacher with experience of delivering the English National Curriculum in Early Years or KS1 – and you have a creative, positive and professional attitude – we would love to hear from you.

About you

As part of the primary team, you will be responsible for planning and delivering the best quality lessons to engage and challenge your students. You will have high standards and expectations in every element of your work.

To be considered for a vacancy, you should:

  • Hold a good bachelor’s degree and PGCE qualification from a reputable UK university.
  • Have experience of teaching the English National Curriculum to Early Years or KS1 children.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge or understanding of Linked or continuous provision.
  • Be keen to develop your career, supported by our world-class professional development opportunities.
  • Genuinely love what you do – showing plenty of enthusiasm, creativity and energy.
  • Be a real team player, always prepared to go the extra mile and support your colleagues as we reach our goal: to become the best International School in the world.

As a British Overseas Accredited School we can accept applications from outstanding newly-qualified teachers (NQTs), whom we can support through to award of Qualified Teacher Status.

About us

Our primary school – currently comprised of about 1,000 students – is a vibrant, fun and multicultural place of learning. It offers an engaging and warm environment, where children and staff alike are encouraged to investigate and develop their curiosity.

In Early Years and KS1, our students enjoy a thematic curriculum delivered through continuous provision (EYFS) or thematic/linked provision (KS1), plus specialist lessons for Arabic, Islamic Studies, PE and Music. Our class teachers are highly trained in programmes such as Talk 4 Writing and Read-Write-Inc, which we use to enrich the children’s learning.

In addition to teams of six teachers and six support staff in FS1 and FS2; six teachers and six support staff in Year 1 and a team of six teachers and one intervention teaching assistant in Year 2, there are more than 60 teaching staff and 24 teaching assistants across the whole of the primary school. We are a stable and long-serving cohort, and we enjoy what we do.

If you would like to join us, please get in touch today.

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