School in Doha, Qatar
Social Studies Teacher Job, Lower School in Doha, Qatar September 2020
We, at GEMS American Academy Qatar, are recruiting an experienced Social Studies Teacher to join our team across lower school grades. GEMS teachers enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students.
At AAQ, our balanced educational program places a strong emphasis on academics while incorporating the arts, athletics, community service and a wide range of learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom. Our curriculum is deepened through child-centered learning and our teachers strive to foster the development of each student’s unique talents and abilities.
We firmly believe that education is about overall student development and, as an international school community, we promote growth through learning, global citizenship, the pursuit of excellence and leadership through innovation.
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
- 2 years of solid and demonstrable Social Studies teaching experience in an American curriculum school across lower grades
- A certified professional teaching qualification at degree level, such as B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE or equivalent
- The experience, personality and educational philosophy to drive further, the education agenda at this flagship GEMS school with an international student body
- 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 SchoolGEMS 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