School in Doha, Qatar
Grade 4-5 Elementary Teacher Jobs Doha, Qatar, Sept 2020
We, at GEMS American Academy Qatar, are looking for Upper Elementary Teachers (Grades 4-5) to join our team for the start of the 2020 academic year. GEMS teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students.
The Elementary School curriculum at AAQ fosters the concept that learning is enjoyable and rewarding. A continuous progress approach is used in reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies allows students to develop at their own rate within a framework of high expectations.
In addition to the core subjects, students have classes in physical education, music, art, Arabic language for native and non-native speakers, Islamic studies for Muslims, library and information technology.
The successful applicant will have the following:
- A certified teaching qualification such as PGCE, PGDE or BEd or equivalent
- At least 2 years of solid and demonstrable experience teaching Lower Elementary students within an American curriculum school
- The desire to provide outstanding teaching and learning
- Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career
All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, school tuition fee concessions, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.
Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.
About the School
GEMS American Academy Qatar (GAAQ) is a state-of-the-art center of inspirational learning for children from Pre-K to Grade 11. Our curriculum is based on U.S. national and Common Core state standards and best practice research.
Instruction is focused on the learning needs of the individual child with mastery of essential skills being one of the school’s fundamental goals. Our school empowers students to fully develop their intellectual, emotional, social, creative, and physical skills in a challenging and supportive environment.
Beyond academics, the school strives to instill in its students a positive attitude towards lifelong learning and an appreciation for cultural diversity, while equipping them with the higher-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to be successful in life.
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
2. Passport-size photograph