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Primary Teacher
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor, Qatar

Job reference: 010241

Location: Nord Anglia International School Al Khor, Qatar

Closing date: 29/06/2021

Department: Teachers

Primary Teacher

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with 72 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 67,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.

Our philosophy for education rests on the 4 pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a 21st Century, personalised, learning experience for all students.

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.

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About Nord Anglia International School Al Khor

Nord Anglia International School Al Khor (NAISAK) is a 3-18 through school with 1000 pupils currently on roll. Primary is 4-form entry with approximately 700 students aged 3-11. Our school resides in the town of Al Khor, 35 minutes north of Doha (the capital of Qatar). We educate both local and expat students through a bespoke Primary curriculum which draws on the English National Curriculum, The Qatar Ministry of Education Curriculum and the IPC. Currently, the school is working to develop particular strengths in the areas of English language, EYFS and STEAM. We also have strong through-school links. The Primary school buildings have recently undergone extensive refurbishment following the opening of our brand-new Secondary building in August. Our students also now benefit from a new 25m pool.

Our Schools

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 69 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.

Global academic results for the 2019/20 academic year

The 19/20 academic year was the strongest for Nord Anglia ever in terms of A-levels, IBDP and GCSE

                            

                                IB

Our IB diploma pass rate was 96.9%

Global point average of 34.4      

Six perfect 45 scores (from ICS Madrid, NAS Dubai, BIS Ho Chi Minh City and three from Oakridge in India)

14 Nord Anglia schools had a perfect 100% pass rate

1,386 IB candidates in total – 15.8% achieved 40 points and above


A-levels             

44% A*-A grades, an increase of 5% from last year

Global pass rate of 98.5%, up from 97.5% in the previous year

All but two of our schools offering the A-level curriculum achieved a pass rate of 100%.


I/GCSE

94% A*-C grades

55.6% A*-A grades


About the role

We’ll look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s Primary curriculum, which is based on the English National curriculum and elements of the the IPC as well as meeting the curricular requirements of Qatar’s Ministry of Education. We want you to create a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion.

About you

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will bring a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification and considerable teaching experience to the table. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative methods to raise the school’s level of achievement.

Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa and teacher licensing related restrictions for Qatar. In order to satisfy the Ministry of Education regulations, as a Primary class teacher, your first degree must be from a ‘face-to-face’ establishment (not online) and your age must be below 50 on entry to the country.

Benefits

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform, which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers do not just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture that is fair and consultative  
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

Selection Process

The closing date for submitting the application is Tuesday 29 June 2021. Candidates are encouraged to apply early as the school reserves the right to appoint, as soon as the suitable candidate is found.​​​​​​​

Start Date: 15 August 2021

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. ​​​​​​​

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.



 

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